Heng Ye



Research Scientist

Division of Plant Science and Technology

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

The major interests are focusing on identification of new genetic resources for drought and flooding tolerance to improve soybean sustainable production. The specific interests include: Characterize exotic and wild germplasm for abiotic stress tolerance; Genetic analysis in bi-parental populations and diverse lines for QTL mapping; Map-base gene cloning for the major QTLs; Functional characterization of the candidate genes; Incorporation of genes from exotic source into elite lines.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Plant Science, South Dakota State University
  • M.S., Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
  • B.S., Bioengineering, Sichuan University, China