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Lin Wenjuan
Tel:  86-10-64853723
Fax:  86-10-64872070
Mailing Address:  16 Lincui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Email:  linwj@psych.ac.cn
1965-1985      Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1985           Visiting Research Fellow, La Trobe University, Australia
1986           Associate Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1986-1990,     PhD student, Department of Psychology, La Trobe University, Australia
1990-1992      Senior Associate Research Fellow, Newcastle University, Australia
1993- Present  Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1999           Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Center for Human Growth and Development, University
               of Michigan, USA
Research Interests:
Biopsychology; Psychoneuroimmunology,; Health Psychology
Community service:
Membership, New York Academy of Sciences, USA
Membership, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World
Membership, Australia Psychological Society
Membership, Chinese psychological Society
Associate Membership, East-West Centre, USA
Scholarship for Research from La Trobe University, Australia from 1986-1989
Second Price for Natural Sciences from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1998
Outstanding Scientist for Anti-SARS Research in 2003
Excellent Professor from Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006
Outstanding Professor from Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2008
Selected Publications:

Published more than150 scientific papers on the research of Biopsychology and Psychoneuroimmunology and obtained 3 invention patents. The following are the selective publications and patent.
 Corresponding Author *
1. Wang Donglin, Lin Wenjuan*, Pan, Yuqin Kuang Xueying, Qi Xiaoli, Sun Han: Chronic blockade of glucocorticoid receptor by RU486 enhances lipopolysaccharide-induced depressive-like behavior and cytokine production in rats. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 2011  25(4): 706-714
2. Xiaoli Qi, Wenjuan Lin*, Donglin Wang, Yuqin Pan, Meng Sun, Weiwen Wang: A role for the extracellular signal-regulated kinase signal pathway in depression. Behavioral Brain Research 2009, 199 : 203–209
3. Xiaoli Qi, Wenjuan Lin*, Junfa Li, Huanhuan Li, Weiwen Wan, Donlin Wang, Men Sun:  Fluoxetine increases the activity of the ERK-CREB signal system and alleviates the depressive-like behavior in rats exposed to chronic forced swim stress. Neurobiology of Disease, 2008,31(2):178-285
4. Wenjuan Lin*: The involvement of psychological processes in immunocompetence.. Progress in Psychological Science Around the World .2006,159-166. Psychology Press, England
5. Xiaoli Qi, Wenjuan Lin* , Junfa Li, Yuqin Pan, Weiwen Wang:The depressive-like behaviors are correlated with decreased phosphorylation of mitogen-activated protein kinases in rat brain following chronic forced swim stress. Behavioral Brain Research, 2006 ,175 : 233–240
6. Jihuan Chen, Wenjuan Lin*, Weiwen Wang, Feng Shao, Jie Yang, Bairen Wang, Fang Kuang, Xiaol Duani and Gong Ju: Enhancement of antibody production and expression of c-Fos in the insular cotex in response to a conditioned stimulus after a single-trial learning paradigm. Behavioural Brain Research, 2004,154 (2): 557-565.
7. Jingxin Huang, Wenjuan Lin*, WJ, Jihuan Chen : Antibody response can be conditioned using electroacupuncture as conditioned stimulus. Neuroreport.,2004,15 (9):1475-1478
8. Feng Shao, Wenjuan Lin* , Wang Weiwen, Washinton Jr WC and Li Zheng: The effect of emotional stress on the primary humoral immunity of rats. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 2003, 17(2):153-157
9. Wenjuan Lin*, Nan Sui: Biopsychology research in China. International Journal of Psychology, 2003, 38 (5): 311-322.
10. Lin Wenjuan*, Wang Weiwen, Shao Feng: A New Animal Model of Emotional Stress: Behavioral, Neuroendocrine and Immunological Consequences。 Chinese Science Bulletin. 48(9): 926-929 ( in Chinese )
11. Lin Wenjuan*: Mind and Immunity, In: 100 scientific puzzles of the 21st century, JLP press 693-700, 1998  ( in Chinese )
12. Lin Wenjuan*.  Review and research ideas on psychoneuroimmunology. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 1997, 29: 301-305  ( in Chinese )
13. Wenjuan Lin, George Singer, Dan Irby: Effect of hypophysectomy and corticosterone implantation on schedule-induced wheelrunning.. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 1990, 35: 739-742
14. Wenjuan Lin, George Singer, John Funder: The action of corticosterone on schedule-induced wheel running.  European Journal of Pharmacology, 1989, 171: 9-15
15. Wenjuan Lin, George Singer,Micheal Papasava: The role of adrenal corticosterone in schedule-induced wheel running.  Pharnacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 1988, 30: 101-10
16. Lin Wenjuan, Tang Cimei and Wang Yumei.  Determination of catecholamine in urine by high performance liquid chromatography with electrochemical detection.  Acta Psychologica Sinica, 1987, 19: (2), 215-219  ( in Chinese )
17. Lin Wenjuan and Tang Cimei.  Family environment, attention, and peripheral adrenaline secretion in hyperactive children.  Acta Psychologica Sinica 1985, 17: (4), 410-419. ( in Chinese )
18. Lin Wenjuan and Tang Cimei.  The study on learning ability of socially isolated rats.  Acta Psychologica Sinica 1984, 16 (1): 90-94. ( in Chinese )
19. Lin Wenjuan and Tang Cimei.  The influence of social stress on behavioral patterns of eating, drinking, sleeping and aggression in socially isolated animals.  Acta Psychologica Sinica, 1981, 13:(3): 346-351 ( in Chinese )
20. Lin Wenjuan, Wang Weiwan, Liang Yunming , Huang Jingxin.: A device for simultaneously drying multiple biochemical samples.  China  ZL 03 1 37481.6 2008 (Invention Patent)

Principal Investigator for many research projects supported mainly by the grants from the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the grants from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
The following are the currently running projects supported by the grants from the NSFC:
1. The role of cytokines in the stress-induced depressive behavior in rats
2. The role of the ERK-CREB signal system in the stress -induced depressive behavior in rats
3. Role of inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines in the pathophysiology of depression