Dr. Kin-Ying To received a Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Botany, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, in 1990. After postdoctoral training at Chang-Gung University (Taoyuan, Taiwan), Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, USA), and Academia Sinica (Taipei, Taiwan), Dr. To joined the Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, in 1999. Currently, he is working as an Associate Research Specialist. Dr. To has published around 30 SCI-indexed research articles and reviews (in many journals including Molecular Breeding, Planta, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Physiologia Plantarum, Microbiology, Plant and Cell Physiology, Plant Science, Plant Journal, Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Botanical Studies, Current Genetics, Combinatorial Chemistry and High Throughput Screening, Plant Cell Reports, Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, Molecular and General Genetics, Genome, Plant Biology, Plant Molecular Biology, Plants), four book chapters, one edited book, and has also received two patents and several research grants. In addition, he has served as a reviewer for over 25 verified reviews (in journals such as Plants, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Agronomy, Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, Botanical Studies, Forests, Letters in Applied Microbiology, Molecules, Molecular Biology Reports, etc.) on the Publons website, and a lecturer in some courses at the National Taiwan University and Academia Sinica. Since 2008, he 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 of the Dr. To’s lab include plant tissue culture and genetic engineering in valuable medicinal and crop plants, agrobacterium-mediated transformation, chloroplast transformation, molecular breeding, and plant biotechnology.