(1)Development of biotechnology for tropical flowers and plants (such as orchid biotechnology )
(2)Research and development of biofuel as alternative energy.
(3)Study biology of stress tolerance and application in tropical plants.
(4)Study biochemical pathways in secondary metabolite biosynthesis and utilization (such as Melaleuca alternifolia and Gastrodia elata)
(5)Integration of genomics and bioinformatics and strengthen their uses in plant physiology, biochemistry, genetics, growth and development, and evolution researches.