Xiaoxue Wang is a professor in Rice Research Institute at Shenyang Agricultural University. She obtained her Ph.D. in 1994. She used to be a visiting scientist and postdoctoral associate at Peking University, Yale University and University of California at Berkeley in the U.S.A.. In 2005, she worked at National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing. She is currently a professor in Agronomy College at Shenyang Agricultural University, China. She has published over 30 papers in the journal of The Plant Cell, BMC Biology, The Plant Journal, Plant Biotechnology Journal, Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences. Her researches focus on molecular mechanisms of plant development and responses to abiotic stresses by using Arabidopsis and rice as model organisms.