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Ming Zheng

Professor of Biology

B.S./M.S. Southwest Agricultural University, China
Ph.D. Genetics & Plant Breeding, Washington State University


Dr. Yuanming Zheng joined Gordon College in 2002 with experiences in both academia and industry. His research focuses on plant biotechnology and crop breeding. He uses an immature pollen system he established to study the cellular and developmental events associated with somatic embryogenesis of plant cells. He has published numerous journal papers and book chapters on the subject. His more recent interests include the ethical, legal, social, and economic impacts of genetic engineering.