Anthony H.C. Huang B.S., Ph.D

Anthony H.C. Huang

Anthony Huang is Professor of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Riverside (1988-present) and Director of the Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology (IPMB), Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2010-present). He received a B.S. in Botany from the National Taiwan University (1969) and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz (1973). He was Assistant, Associate, Full Professor and Carolina Professor at the University of South Carolina (1973-1988). Huang’s research has centered on cell and molecular biology as well as the quality and quantity enhancement of seed storage oils and proteins. He also investigates the role of the flower tapetum cell layer in pollen formation and male sterility. He has been active in voluntary teaching and public lectures, which have included “The fascination of life” (a course for 5th and 6th graders in Gifted and Talented Program for several years), “Plants and human affairs” (a course for senior citizens), “Biofuels: facts and myths,” “Molecular farming,” and “What cooking oils you should buy” (lectures for diverse academic and civic groups).

Professor, Center for Plant Cell Biology, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, U.S.A.
Director and Distinguished Fellow, Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan 11529

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