Dr. SB Wang has been with Institute of Vegetable Crops, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China since 1984. He earned his Ph.D. in vegetable genetics and breeding at Nanjing Agricultural University, China. He serves as the principle investigator for pepper genetics and breeding. He conducts research to characterize the inheritance of economically important attributes in pepper. He bred more than 20 pepper varieties and published more than 100 articles. His research work was supported by the National Key R&D Program and Natural Science Foundation of China.