Kin-Ying To

Academia Sinica

Dr. Kin-Ying To received a Ph.D. degree at the Institute of Botany, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, in 1990. After postdoctoral training at Chang-Gung University (Taiwan), Harvard University (Boston, USA), and Academia Sinica (Taiwan), Dr. To joined the Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, in 1999. Currently, Dr. To is working as an Associate Research Specialist. Dr. To has published around 27 research articles and reviews, three book chapters, and has also received two patents. In addition, Dr. To has served as a reviewer for a range of journals. Since 2008, Dr. To has been operating and developing the Plant Transformation Core for herbal, floricultural and crop plants at the Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center of Academia Sinica. Research interests in Dr. To’s lab include plant tissue culture and genetic engineering in valuable medicinal and crop plants, Agrobacterium-mediated transformation, molecular breeding and plant biotechnology.