Yuanchao Wang, Professor of Nanjing Agricultural University in China. He studied Plant Pathology and received Ph.D. in Nanjing Agricultural University in 1996, and did three years postdoc in the Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University. He is now the director of the Soybean Pest and Disease Control in China Agricultural Research System and the executive member of the Oomycete Molecular Genetic Research Collaboration Network. His research is centered on the pathogenesis of soybean pathogens, plant innate immunity and development of novel sustainable disease control strategies. His research has been published in the journals including Nature, Science, Nature Review Microbiolgy, Plant Cell, PNAS, Current Biology, PLoS Pathogens, authorized 20 domestic and foreign patents, and won 6 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards.