Molecular Science Research

Main Research Interests:

  • Molecular genetic analysis and genomics of edible mushroom Lentinula edodes for strain typing, genetic maps and breeding programmes
  • Molecular cloning, analysis and utilization of cellulase, glucoamylase and ligninase genes from mushrooms
  • Molecular genetic studies of fruit-body development of Shiitake mushroom Lentinula edodes and the model mushroom Coprinopsis cinerea
  • Genome sequencing and database of pathogenic bacteria
  • DNA authentication and marker sequence database of dried seafoods and tonic food stuff
  • Genetic regulation and molecular biology of aerobic-anaerobic metabolism in Enterobacteriaceae
  • Molecular cloning and characterization of seafood allergens
  • Research and development of traditional Chinese medicine-based pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals