IPMBAB is led by Prof. Samuel Sai-Ming Sun (Director, an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, plant biotechnology) with core members of different expertise, including Prof. Hon-Ming Lam (Deputy Director, plant molecular biology), Prof. Jianhua Zhang (plant stress physiology), Prof. Ming-Chiu Fung (biosafety and bioactivity), Prof. Liwen Jiang (plant cell biology), Prof. Ting-Fung Chan (bioinformatics), Prof. Dianjian Guo (metabolomics), Prof. Sai-Ming Ngai (proteonomics) and Prof. Junxian He (plant signaling). The core group is expanding to include new members of relevant expertise with excellent research track records.

Institute board (composed of all participating lab heads)

Prof. Samuel Sai-Ming Sun   (Director)
plant gene isolation, transformation, expression and regulation; plant bioreactior; rice genomics and molecular approaches to improve the yield and quality of important crop (rice)

Prof. Hon-Ming Lam    (Deputy Director)
soybean genomics and funcational genes identification; rice disease resistance and signaling

Prof. Liwen Jiang
plant cell biology; protein targeting; organelle biogenesis and biotechnology

Prof. Ting-Fung Chan
RNA genomics and bioinformatics

Prof. Dianjing Guo
plant secondary metabolism; bioinformatics; system biology and plant stress response

Prof. Sai-Ming Ngai
proteomics and bioinformatics; protein/peptide structural and functional studies; research and development on modern Chinese Medicine

Prof. Junxian He
plant stress tolerance and signaling

Dr. Lucia Pui-Shan Liu ( Manager)
research planning; financial control; administration and management

Major local collaborators

Prof. Mee-Len Chye    and   Prof. Wing-Kin Yip
University of Hong Kong 

Major national/international collaborators

Prof. Minghong Gu and Prof. Qiaoquan Liu
Yangzhou University

Prof. Anthony Huang
University of California at Riverside, USA

Prof. Maurice Ku
National Chia-yi University, Taiwan
Previously at Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Prof. Jiayang Li
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Xueyi Liu
Shanxi Academy of Agriculture

Prof. Guihua Shao, Prof. Tinfu Han
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Prof. Longping Yuan  and Prof. Xiaojin Wu
China National Hybrid Rice Research and Development Center

Prof. Zongxiu Sun
China National Rice Research Institute