Wei Sun

Biological technology centre

Institute of Chinese Materia Medica

Wei Sun
Associate Professor

Wei Sun is an Associate Professor in the institute of Chinese Materia Medica,China academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing,China. He obtained his undergraduate from Huaibei Normal University, Huaibei, a Master degree from Anhui University, Hefei and a Ph.D. from the South Botanical Garden, Guangzhou. His research interest is pharmaceutical compounds from Chinese herb synthesis and regulation, and molecular identification of herbs using DNA barcoding technology. He developed tartary buckwheat as model species to investigate flavnoid and emodin biosynthesis. In addition, He utilize genomic and metabolomic tool to discover important metabolite pathway from Androgaphsis paniculata, Aesculus chinensis and Chrysanthemum morifolium.

Publications

Indurre radici pelose di Agrobacterium rhizogenes-Mediated Transformation in Tartary Buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum)

1Key Laboratory of Beijing for Identification and Safety Evaluation of Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, 2Artemisinin Research Center, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, 3College of Life Science, Huaibei Normal University, 4Economic Crop Research Institute Sichuan Academy of Agriculture Sciences, 5Research Center of Buckwheat Industry Technology, Guizhou Normal University

JoVE 60828

 Genetics