Chen Shuaifei
Author:   Source:   Time: 2016-11-09

1. Personal Particular

First name:         ShuaiFei

Surname:            Chen

Title:                   Dr.

Gender:              Male

Year of birth:            1982

Nationality:               P.R. China

2. Current Position and Address

Associate Professor

Research leader of Forest Protection Group,

China Eucalypt Research Centre (CERC), Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF).

30, Middle Renmin Avenue, ZhanJiang 524022, GuangDong Province, P.R. China.

Mobile:           +86 139 2208 5154

Office:           +86 759 3381022

Fax:          +86 759 3380674

Email:           shuaifei.chen@gmail.com  or  cerccsf@126.com

3. Research Interests

●Field work of plant and forest disease surveys

●Plant pathology and forest pathology

●Fungal phylogeny and evolution

●Fungal population genetics

●Fungal pathogenicity

4. Work Experience

November, 2013 – Now:

Associate Professor

Research leader of Forest Protection Group,

China Eucalypt Research Centre (CERC), Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF).

June, 2013 – November, 2013:

Assistant Professor

Research leader of Forest Protection Group,

China Eucalypt Research Centre (CERC), Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF).

May, 2012 – June, 2013:

Department of Plant Pathology, University of California-Davis, California, United States.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Project Title:    Diseases caused by Botryosphaeriaceae and other fungi on trees crops in California

Supervisor: Prof. Dr Themis J. Michailides

February, 2011 – May, 2012:

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria (UP), Pretoria, South Africa.

Postdoctoral fellow

Major:          Plant Pathology.

Project Title:    Cryphonectriaceae associated with native Metrosideros angustifolia and Rapanea melanophloeos in the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Supervisor: Prof. Dr Jolanda Roux & Prof. Dr Michael J. Wingfield

5. Education

June, 2007 – January, 2011:

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria (UP), Pretoria, South Africa.

Degree:               Ph.D. (Microbiology and Plant Pathology)

Major:                 Plant Pathology

Dissertation:        Fungal Diseases of Eucalypts in China

August, 2004 – June, 2007:

Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF), BeiJing, P.R. China.

Degree:               M.Sc. (Agriculture)

Major:                 Forest Tree Genetics and Breeding 

Speciality:          Eucalypt Genetics and Breeding

Dissertation:               Study on Nutrient Solution Formula for Eucalypt Hydroponics Cutting Orchard and Effects of Nutrition Imbalance on Growth of Eucalypt Seedling

September, 2000 – July, 2004:

Central South Forestry University, HuNan Province, P.R. China.

Degree:               B.Sc. (Science)

Major:                 Biotechnology

Dissertation:        Design the Information Query System for Plant Tissue Culture

Technology

6. Awards and Honours

2014, Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (ODRA), International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).

2014, Outstanding Young Scientist, Chinese Academy of Forestry.

2015, selected in “Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project” of State Administration of Forestry, China

7. Student Supervision

7.1 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Students

FeiFei Liu. (Primary supervisor, 2014–; Studying in University of Pretoria and China Eucalypt Research Centre)

Dissertation Topic: Identity and Diversity of Ceratocystis Associated with Eucalypt Plantations in China

JieQiong Li. (Primary supervisor, 2016–; Studying in University of Pretoria and China Eucalypt Research Centre)

Dissertation Topic: Taxonomy, Genomics and Population Biology of Calonectria Species

7.2 Master of Science (M.Sc.) Students

Silvia Mausse-Sitoe. (Co-supervisor, 2010-2014; Studied in University of Pretoria)

Dissertation Topic: Fungal Diseases of Eucalyptus in Mozambique

GuoQing Li. (Co-supervisor, 2011-2014; Studied in Chinese Academy of Forestry)

Dissertation Topic: Taxonomy and Pathogenicity of Calonectria Species Associated with Eucalyptus Species in South China

Wen Wang. (Primary supervisor, 2016–; Studying in Chinese Academy of Forestry)

Dissertation Topic: Genetic and Pathogenicity Diversity of Cryphonectriaceae Associate with Myrtales in South China

8. Publications in SCI Journals

(1) Zhou XD, Xie YJ, Chen SF, Wingfield MJ. 2008. Diseases of eucalypt plantations in China: challenges and opportunities. Fungal Diversity. 32: 1–7.

(2) Chen SF, Gryzenhout M, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ, Zhou XD. 2010. Identification and Pathogenicity of Chrysoporthe cubensis on Eucalyptus and Syzygium spp. in South China. Plant Disease. 94: 1143–1150.

(3) Chen SF, Lombard L, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ, Zhou XD. 2011. Novel species of Calonectria associated with Eucalyptus leaf blight in Southeast China. Persoonia. 26: 1–12.

(4) Chen SF, Pavlic D, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ, Zhou XD. 2011. Characterization of Botryosphaeriaceae from plantation-grown Eucalyptus species in South China. Plant Pathology. 60: 739–751.

(5) Chen SF, Barnes I, Chungu D, Roux J, Wingfield MJ, Xie YJ, Zhou XD. 2011. High population diversity and increasing importance of the Eucalyptus stem canker pathogen, Teratosphaeria zuluensis, in South China. Australasian Plant Pathology. 40: 407–415.

(6) Chen SF, Gryzenhout M, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ, Zhou XD. 2011. Novel species of Celoporthe from Eucalyptus and Syzygium trees in China and Indonesia. Mycologia. 103: 1384–1410.

(7) Chen SF, Van Wyk M, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ, Zhou XD. 2013. Taxonomy and pathogenicity of Ceratocystis species on Eucalyptus trees in South China, including C. chinaeucensis sp. nov. Fungal Diversity. 58: 267–279.

(8) Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Roets F, Roux J. 2013. A serious canker caused by Immersiporthe knoxdaviesiana gen. et sp. nov. (Cryphonectriaceae) on native Rapanea melanophloeos in South Africa. Plant Pathology. 62: 667–678.

(9) Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. 2013. Diversimorbus metrosiderotis gen. et sp. nov. and three new species of Holocryphia (Cryphonectriaceae) associated with cankers on native Metrosideros angustifolia trees in South Africa. Fungal Biology. 117: 289–310.

(10) Thomidis T, Exadaktylou E, Chen SF. 2013. Diaporthe neotheicola, a new threat for Kiwifruit in Greece. Crop Protection. 47: 3540.

(11) Chen SF, E. Fitchner, Morgon D, Michailides TJ. 2013. First report of Lasiodiplodia citricola and Neoscytalidium dimidiatum Causing Death of Graft Union of English Walnut in California. Plant Disease. 97: 993. (Note)

(12) Chen SF, Morgon DP, Michailides TJ. 2013. First Report of Lasiodiplodia theobromae associated with Stem Canker of Almond in California. Plant Disease. 97: 994. (Note)

(13) Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, …, Roux J, …, Maússe-Sitoe SND, Chen SF, …, Groenewald JZ. 2013. Fungal Planet description sheets: 154–213. Persoonia. 31: 188–296.

(14) Chen SF, Morgon D, Hasey J, Anderson K, Michailides TJ. 2014. Phylogeny, morphology, distribution, and pathogenicity of Botryosphaeriaceae and Diaporthaceae from English walnut in California. Plant Disease. 98:636652.

(15) Chen SF*, Morgon D, Michailides TJ*. 2014. Botryosphaeriaceae and Diaporthaceae associated with panicle and shoot blight of pistachio in California, USA. Fungal Diversity. 67: 157–179.

(16) Lombard L, Chen SF*, Mou XT, Zhou XD, Crous P, Wingfield MJ. 2015. New species, hyper-diversity and potential importance of Calonectria spp. from Eucalyptus in South China. Studies in Mycology. 80: 151–188

(17) Liu FF, Mbenoun M, Barnes I, Roux J, Wingfield MJ, Li GQ, Li JQ, Chen SF*. 2015. New Ceratocystis species from Eucalyptus and Cunninghamia in South China. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 107: 1451–1473.

(18) Li GQ, Arnold RJ, Liu FF, Li JQ, Chen SF*. 2015. Identification and pathogenicity of Lasiodiplodia species from Eucalyptus urophylla × grandis, Polyscias balfouriana and Bougainvillea spectabilis in southern China. Journal of Phytopathology. 163: 956–967.

(19) Chen SF*, Li GQ, Liu FF, Michailides TJ*. 2015. Novel species of Botryosphaeriaceae associated with shoot blight of pistachio. Mycologia. 107: 780–792.

(20) Li GQ, Liu FF, Li JQ, Liu QL, Chen SF*. 2016. Characterization of Botryosphaeria dothidea and Lasiodiplodia pseudotheobromae from English walnut in China. Journal of Phytopathology.164: 348–353

(21) Jimu L, Chen SF, Wingfield M, Mwenje E, Roux J. 2016. Three genetic groups of the Eucalyptus stem canker pathogen Teratosphaeria zuluensis introduced into Africa from an unknown source. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 109: 2133.

(22) Jimu L, Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Mwenje E, Roux J. 2016. The Eucalyptus stem canker pathogen Teratosphaeria gauchensis represents distinct genetic groups in Africa and South America. Forest Pathology. doi: 10.1111/efp.12249.

(23) Chen SF*, Li GQ, Liu QL, Li JQ, Liu FF. 2016. Characteristics of Lasiodiplodia theobromae from Rosa rugosa in South China. Crop Protection. 79: 51–55.

(24) Mausse-Sitoe SN, Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. 2016. Diseases of eucalypts in the central and northern provinces of Mozambique. Southern Forests. Doi: 10.2989/20702620.2015.1126780.

(25) Mausse-Sitoe SN, Rodas C, Wingfield MJ, Chen SF, Roux J. 2016. Endophytic Cryphonectriaceae on native Myrtales: possible origin of Chrysoporthe canker on plantation-grown Eucalyptus. Fungal Biology. Doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2016.03.005.

 (26) Chen SF, van der Merwe NA, Wingfield MJ, Roux J*. 2016. Population structure of Holocryphia capensis (cryphonectriaceae) from Metrosideros angustifolia and its pathogenicity to Eucalyptus species. Australasian Plant Pathology. 45: 201–207.

(27) Chen SF*, Wingfield MJ, Li GQ, Liu FF. 2016. Corticimorbus sinomyrti gen. et sp. nov. (Cryphonectriaceae) pathogenic to native Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Myrtaceae) in South China. Plant Pathology. doi: 10.1111/ppa.12507.

9. Conference Outputs

9.1 International Meetings

(1) Zhou XD, Xie YJ, Chen SF, Wingfield MJ. 2007. Eucalypts diseases in China. IUFRO WP 2.08.03, Improvement and Culture of Eucalypts “Eucalypts and diversity: balancing productivity and sustainability”, 22–26 October 2007, Durban, South Africa.

(2) Zhou XD, Chen SF, Gryzenhout M, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ. 2010. IUFRO XXIII IUFRO WORLD CONGRESS, Forestrs for the Future: Sustaining Society and the Environmemt. 23–28 August 2010, Seoul, Korea.

(3) Vermeulen M, Chen SF, Gryzenhout M, Zhou XD, Wingfield MJ, Roux J. 2011. Biogeography in the tree pathogen genus Celoporthe (Cryphonectriaceae). ACCP and APPS Conference: New Frontiers in Plant Pathology for Asia and Oceania, Darwin Convention Centre, Australia, 26-29 April.

(4) Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Roets F, Roux J. 2011. A new stem disease of Rapanea melanophloeos caused by a new genus of Cryphonectriaceae in South Africa. International Union of Forest Research Organizations, 8-11th November 2011, Colonia, Uruguay. (Oral presentation)

(5) Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Van der Merwe NA, Roux J. 2011. Cryptic species and host shifting in the eucalypt pathogen Holocryphia eucalypti. International Union of Forest Research Organizations, 8-11th November 2011, Colonia, Uruguay. (Poster presentation)

(6) Michailides TJ, Morgan DP, Puckett RD, Chen SF. 2013. Intimacy of Botryosphaeriaceae among temperate nut crops in California. APS Caribbean and Pacific Divisions Joint meeting. June 17–19, 2013,  Tucson, Arizona, USA.

(7) Jimu L, Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Mwenje E, Roux J. 2013. Origin and distribution of the eucalypt stem canker pathogen Teratosphaeria zuluensis. 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology. August 25–30, 2013, Beijing, China.

(8) Michailides TJ, Chen SF, Morgan DP, Puckett RD. 2013. Etiology and management of diseases caused by Botryosphaeriaceae fungi on almond, pistachio, and walnut in California. 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology. August 25–30, 2013, Beijing, China.

(9) Chen SF, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ. 2013. Diseases of eucalypts in China. 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology. August 25–30, 2013, Beijing, China. (Oral presentation)

(10) Carstensen GD, Venter SN, Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Coutinho TA. 2014. Metagenomic analysis of the bacterial exudate from Eucalyptus trees in China showing symptoms of bacterial wilt. The 13th International Conference of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria (ICPPB). June 813, 2014, Shanghai, China.

(11) Liu FF, Roux J, Barnes I, Wingfield MJ, Chen SF. 2015. Ceratocystis species on trees in China and their potential threat to plantation tree health. XIV World Forestry Congress, September 711, 2015, Durban, South Africa.

(12) Carstensen GD, Venter SN, Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Coutinho TA. 2015. Identification of Two Ralstonia Species Associated with Bacterial Wilt of Eucalyptus. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Eucalypt Conference, October 2124, 2015, Zhanjiang City, GuangDong Province, China.

(13) Chen SF*, Li GQ, Liu FF, Li JQ, Liu QL, Roux J, Wingfield MJ. 2015. Eucalyptus Plantation Disease Research in China: Past, Present and Future. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Eucalypt Conference, October 2124, 2015, Zhanjiang City, GuangDong Province, China. (Oral presentation)

 (14) Chen SF*, Li GQ, Liu FF, Wingfield MJ. 2015. A New Genus of Cryphonectriaceae Causes Stem Disease on Native Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Myrtaceae) in South China and Possibly Threatens Eucalyptus Propagation. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Eucalypt Conference, October 2124, 2015, Zhanjiang City, GuangDong Province, China.

 (15) Li GQ, Chen SF*. 2015. Identification and Distribution of Botryosphaeriaceae from Eucalyptus Plantations in China. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Eucalypt Conference, October 2124, 2015, Zhanjiang City, GuangDong Province, China.

(16) Li JQ, Li GQ, Wingfield MJ, Chen SF*. 2015. Species of Calonectria Infecting Eucalyptus in China: High Genetic Diversity and Increasing Importance. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Eucalypt Conference, October 2124, 2015, Zhanjiang City, GuangDong Province, China.

(17) Liu QL, Li GQ, Wingfield MJ, Chen SF*. 2015. Genetic Diversity and Pathogenicity of Botrytis cinerea from Diseased Eucalyptus Seedlings in South China. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Eucalypt Conference, October 2124, 2015, Zhanjiang City, GuangDong Province, China.

9.2 National Meetings

(1) Chen SF, Pavlic D, Zhou XD, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ. 2008. Botryosphaeriaceae from diseased Eucalyptus species in Chinese plantations. South African Genetics Society Congress (SAGS), 27–29 March 2008, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

(2) Chen SF, Gryzenhout M, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ, Zhou XD. 2009. The canker Pathogen Chrysoporthe cubensis on Eucalyptus and Syzygium species in China. The 46th congress of the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology (SASPP), 25–28 January, 2009. Gordons Bay, South Africa.

(3) Chen SF, Lombard L, Roux J, Xie YJ, Wingfield MJ, Zhou XD. 2011. Leaf blight of Eucalyptus in South China caused by Calonectria spp. The 47th congress of the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology (SASPP), 23–26 January, 2011. Kruger National Park, South Africa. (Oral presentation)

(4) Roux J, Chen SF, Gryzenhout M, Wingfield MJ. 2011. The Cryphonectriaceae: A threat to native Metrosideros angustifolia in the Western Cape. The 47th congress of the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology (SASPP), 23–26 January, 2011. Kruger National Park, South Africa.

(5) Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Roets F, Roux J. 2012. Identification, pathogenicity and population diversity of a new stem canker pathogen in the Cryphonectriaceae on Rapanea melanophloeos in South Africa. The 38th conference of the South Africa Association of Botanists (SAAB), 15–18 January, 2012. University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. (Oral presentation)

(6) Jimu L, Chen SF, Wingfield MJ, Mwenje E, Roux J. 2012. First report of Coniothyrium stem canker of eucalypts in Zimbabwe. The 38th conference of the South Africa Association of Botanists (SAAB), 15–18 January, 2012. University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.