Professor Sixue Chen completed his Ph.D. study in plant biochemistry in China, and postdoctoral research in Germany, Denmark and University of Pennsylvania, USA. He was a Professor in Department of Biology, and Director of Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Facility at University of Florida. Dr. Chen is now Chair and Professor of Department of Biology at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Chen has established three major research projects: plant stomatal disease triangle, glucosinolate metabolism, and photosynthesis transition from C3 to CAM. His lab is known for application of proteomics and mass spectrometry technologies in elucidating plant molecular networks. He has been continuously funded by NSF, USDA, NIH and UF internal fund. In addition to his own research program, Dr. Chen has collaborated extensively with faculty at different institutions worldwide. His research has led to more than 300 publications. Dr. Chen serves as Associate Editors and Board Members of Metabolomics, Frontiers in Plant Proteomics, Journal of Proteomics, Archives of Proteomics and Bioinformatics, and other journals. He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.