Vincent L Chiang

Unpaid Emeritus

Research Interests


Biotechnology, Cell Wall Biochemistry, Functional Genomics

Courses Taught


Forest Genetics and Propagation

Selected Publications 


Tissue and cell-type co-expression networks of transcription factors and wood component genes in Populus trichocarpa (2017)

Field-grown transgenic hybrid poplar with modified lignin biosynthesis to improve enzymatic saccharification efficiency (2017)

A cell wall-bound anionic peroxidase, PtrPO21, is involved in lignin polymerization in Populus trichocarpa (2016)

Elucidation of xylem-specific transcription factors and absolute quantification of enzymes regulating cellulose biosynthesis in Populus trichocarpa (2015)

Phosphorylation is an on/off switch for 5-hydroxyconiferaldehyde O-methyltransferase activity in poplar monolignol biosynthesis (2015)

Wood characteristics and enzymatic saccharification efficiency of field-grown transgenic black cottonwood with altered lignin content and structure (2015)

4-coumaroyl and caffeoyl shikimic acids inhibit 4-coumaric acid: Coenzyme a ligases and modulate metabolic flux for 3-hydroxylation in monolignol biosynthesis of Populus trichocarpa (2015)

Populus trichocarpa (2015)

A new O-methyltransferase for monolignol synthesis in Carthamus tinctorius (2014)

Phenolic compounds and expression of 4CL genes in silver birch clones and Pt4CL1a lines (2014)


Vincent Chiang