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Hong-Hwa Chen

Education

Ph.D., Department of Microbiology, Michigan State University, 1991

Current position

Director, Orchid Research and Development Center, National Cheng Kung University (12/2009~present)
Distinguished Professor, Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University (08/2007~present)

Publications

  1. Pan, Z. J., Chen, Y. Y., Du, J. S., Chen, Y. Y., Chung, M. C., Tsai, W. C., Wang, C. N. and Chen, H. H.* (2014). Flower development of Phalaenopsis orchid involves functionally divergent SEPALLATA-like genes. New Phytol 202(3): 1024-1042.
  2. Cai, J., Liu, X., Vanneste, K., Proost, S., Tsai, W. C., Liu, K. W., Chen, L. J., He, Y., Xu, Q., Bian, C., Zheng, Z., Sun, F., Liu, W., Hsiao, Y. Y., Pan, Z. J., Hsu, C. C., Yang, Y. P., Hsu, Y. C., Chuang, Y. C., Dievart, A., Dufayard, J. F., Xu, X., Wang, J. Y., Wang, J., Xiao, X. J., Zhao, X. M., Du, R., Zhang, G. Q., Wang, M., Su, Y. Y., Xie, G. C., Liu, G. H., Li, L. Q., Huang, L. Q., Luo, Y. B., Chen, H. H., Van de Peer, Y. and Liu, Z. J. (2014). The genome sequence of the orchid Phalaenopsis equestris. Nat Genet. (Epub ahead of print)
  3. Hsu, C. C., Wu, P. S., Chen, T. C., Yu, C. W., Tsai, W. C., Wu, K., Wu, W. L., Chen, W. H. and Chen, H. H.* (2014). Histone acetylation accompanied with promoter sequences displaying differential expression profiles of B-class MADS-box genes for Phalaenopsis floral morphogenesis. PLoS One 9(12): e106033.
  4. Hsieh, M., Pan, Z., Yeh, H. and Chen, H. (2014). Virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) in Phalaenopsis orchids. Bio-protocol 4(24): e1359.
  5. Chen, J.-C., Lu, H.-C., Chen, C.-E., Hsu, H.-F., Chen, H.-H. and Yeh, H.-H. (2013). The NPR1 ortholog PhaNPR1 is required for the induction of PhaPR1 in Phalaenopsis aphrodite. Botanical Studies 54(1): 1-11.
  6. Tsai, W. C., Fu, C. H., Hsiao, Y. Y., Huang, Y. M., Chen, L. J., Wang, M., Liu, Z. J. and Chen, H. H.* (2013). OrchidBase 2.0: comprehensive collection of Orchidaceae floral transcriptomes. Plant Cell Physiol 54(2): e7.
  7. Hsieh, M. H., Lu, H. C., Pan, Z. J., Yeh, H. H., Wang, S. S., Chen, W. H. and Chen, H. H.* (2013). Optimizing virus-induced gene silencing efficiency with Cymbidium mosaic virus in Phalaenopsis flower. Plant Sci 201-202: 25-41.
  8. Hsiao, Y. Y., Huang, T. H., Fu, C. H., Huang, S. C., Chen, Y. J., Huang, Y. M., Chen, W. H., Tsai, W. C. and Chen, H. H.* (2013). Transcriptomic analysis of floral organs from Phalaenopsis orchid by using oligonucleotide microarray. Gene 518(1): 91-100.
  9. Hsieh, M. H., Pan, Z. J., Lai, P. H., Lu, H. C., Yeh, H. H., Hsu, C. C., Wu, W. L., Chung, M. C., Wang, S. S., Chen, W. H. and Chen, H. H.* (2013). Virus-induced gene silencing unravels multiple transcription factors involved in floral growth and development in Phalaenopsis orchids. J Exp Bot 64(12): 3869-3884. (Cover article)
  10. Lu, H. C., Hsieh, M. H., Chen, C. E., Chen, H. H., Wang, H. I. and Yeh, H. H. (2012). A high-throughput virus-induced gene-silencing vector for screening transcription factors in virus-induced plant defense response in orchid. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 25(6): 738-746.
  11. Chang, C. H., Wang, H. I., Lu, H. C., Chen, C. E., Chen, H. H., Yeh, H. H. and Tang, C. Y. (2012). An efficient RNA interference screening strategy for gene functional analysis. BMC Genomics 13: 491.
  12. Hsu, C. C., Chung, Y. L., Chen, T. C., Lee, Y. L., Kuo, Y. T., Tsai, W. C., Hsiao, Y. Y., Chen, Y. W., Wu, W. L. and Chen, H. H.* (2011). An overview of the Phalaenopsis orchid genome through BAC end sequence analysis. BMC Plant Biol 11: 3.
  13. Fu, C. H., Chen, Y. W., Hsiao, Y. Y., Pan, Z. J., Liu, Z. J., Huang, Y. M., Tsai, W. C. and Chen, H. H.* (2011). OrchidBase: a collection of sequences of the transcriptome derived from orchids. Plant Cell Physiol 52(2): 238-243.
  14. Chen, W. H., Hsu, C. Y., Cheng, H. Y., Chang, H., Chen, H. H. and Ger, M. J. (2011). Downregulation of putative UDP-glucose: flavonoid 3-O-glucosyltransferase gene alters flower coloring in Phalaenopsis. Plant Cell Rep 30(6): 1007-1017.
  15. Hsiao, Y. Y., Chen, Y. W., Huang, S. C., Pan, Z. J., Fu, C. H., Chen, W. H., Tsai, W. C. and Chen, H. H.* (2011). Gene discovery using next-generation pyrosequencing to develop ESTs for Phalaenopsis orchids. BMC Genomics 12: 360.
  16. Pan, Z. J., Cheng, C. C., Tsai, W. C., Chung, M. C., Chen, W. H., Hu, J. M. and Chen, H. H.* (2011). The duplicated B-class MADS-box genes display dualistic characters in orchid floral organ identity and growth. Plant Cell Physiol 52(9): 1515-1531. (Ranking 20/195=10.25% in Plant Science, Impact factor 4.134)
  17. Hsiao, Y. Y., Pan, Z. J., Hsu, C. C., Yang, Y. P., Hsu, Y. C., Chuang, Y. C., Shih, H. H., Chen, W. H., Tsai, W. C. and Chen, H. H.* (2011). Research on orchid biology and biotechnology. Plant Cell Physiol 52(9): 1467-1486. (Cover article)

Books and chapters

  1. Chen, W. H and Chen, H. H.* (2011). Orchid Biotechnology II. World Scientific Publishing Co.
  2. Hsiao, Y. Y., Tsai, W. C., Chen, W. H. and Chen, H. H.* (2011). Biosynthetic regulation of floral scent in Phalaenopsis. In: Chen, W. H. and Chen, H. H. (eds). Orchid Biotechnology II. World Scientific Publishing Co. pp 145-180.
  3. Tsai, W. C., Hsiao, Y. Y., Pan, Z. J., Chen, Y. W. and Chen, H. H.* (2011). The relationship between ethylene and orchid ovule development. In: Chen, W. H. and Chen, H. H. (eds). Orchid Biotechnology II. World Scientific Publishing Co. pp 229-251.
Protocols by Hong-Hwa Chen
  1. Virus-induced Gene Silencing (VIGS) in Phalaenopsis Orchids