Ying Wang


Ying Wang obtained her B. AG. in Pomology in 1998 from Yanbian Agricultural College of Yanbian University and worked as a research assistant in Yanbian University in P. R. China. She got her M. SC. in Pomology in 2003 from Yanbian University entitled ‘Elementary Study on the Root Soil Nutrient Characters of Apple-pear’, with emphases on the root soil state of nutrient elements, activities of the enzymes and the microbe population in Apple-pear orchards. She is doing her Ph.D. degree on Cloning, Identification and Expression Analysis of an Apomictic cDNA Relative to Malus hupehensis var. pingyiensis Jiang at College of Horticulture, Shenyang University under the supervision of professor Wenxuan Dong.
Presently, she is working at the Fruit Breeding and Physiology laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Shahrokh Khanizadeh, at Horticultural Research and Development Center of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on antioxidants capacity of different fruit parts of strawberries and Superoxide dismutase and its isoforms responses of 4 selected June bearing strawberry lines with different susceptibility to leaf spot disease. The goal is to better understand the regulation of superoxide dismutase and its isoforms induced in June bearing strawberry lines by the M. fragariae pathogen and to develop a technique to select for fruit quality, shelf life while increasing the disease resistance.