Name:Hai-rui Cui 
Address:Institute of Nuclear-Agricultural Science, Huajiachi Campus, Zhejiang University, Kaixuan Road 268, Hangzhou 310029, China 
TEL:+86 571 86971405(office & lab) 



  • Bachelor of Agronomy: Wannan Agricultural College, 1984

  • Master of Plant Genetics and Breeding:BeijingAgricultural University (CurrentlyChinaAgricultural University), 1988

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Ion Beam Bioengineering:InstituteofPlasmaPhysics,ChineseAcademyof Sciences,1995

Professional Experience:

  • 1988 to 1991, Researcher Assistant, Plant Genetics and Biotechnology,HebeiAcademyof Agricultural Science,Shijiazhuang,China

  • 1995 to 1997, Postdoctoral Researcher, Plant Mutation Genetics and Biotechnology, Institute of Nuclear Agricultural Science,ZhejiangAgricultural University,Hangzhou,China

  • 1998 to 2002: Associate professor, Plant Mutation Genetics and Biotechnology,InstituteofNuclear Agricultural Science,ZhejiangAgriculturalUniversity

  • 2000 to 2001: Scientific Visitor and Cooperative Researcher, Application of Molecular Biology to InternationalAgriculture,Australia; Department of Agriculture,Chungnam National University,Korea

  • 2009: Project Researcher, Agriculture and Biotechnology Laboratory, IAEA Seibersdorf Laboratories,Vienna,Austria

  • 2002 to present: Professor, Mutation Genetics and Molecular Plant Breeding,InstituteofNuclear Agricultural Science,ZhejiangUniversity

Teaching Activity:

Instructor for the following courses:

1.      Molecular Plant Breeding (undergraduate students)

2.      Applied Molecular Biology (undergraduate students)

3.      Theory and Technology for Plant Molecular Induced Mutation (Master students)

4.      Plant Induced Mutation and Breeding (Master students)

5.      Selected Topics on Induced Mutation and Molecular Plant Breeding (PhD students)

6.      Selected Topics on Radiation Induced Mutation and Plant Breeding (PhD students)

Director for IAEA Regional Training Course:

1.        Utilization of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) Technology for Molecular Characterization of Induced LP Mutants, 2004.6,Hangzhou,China

Supervision of Postgraduate Students:

1.      Major supervisor for 15 MSc students from 1999 to 2013

2.      Supervision Assistant for 7 PhD students from 2000 to 2013

Major Research Interests and Activity:

1.               Plant Induced mutation genetics and breeding

2.      Transgenic technology and Its application

3.      Molecular marker technology and Its application

4.      Agricultural technology extension

Societies and Professional Activities:

  • Member of Chinese Society of Nuclear Agricultural Sciences

  • Member of Nuclear Agricultural Society ofZhejiangProvinceSciences

  • Editor for Journal of Plant Biotechnology (Korea)

  • Peer reviewer for Scientia Agricultura SinicaJournal of Nuclear Agricultural SciencesChinese Journal of Rice Science, Journal of Plant Genetic Resource, etc

Awards and Patents:

1.                Second Award of the Scientific and Technological Progress ofZhejiangProvince: 3

2.       Third Award of the Scientific and Technological Progress ofZhejiangProvince: 1

3.       Invention Patent: 3

4.       Utility Model Patent: 2


  • Chinese journal publications: ~70

  • International journal publications: ~10

  • Cooperative edited books3