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    Name:
    XU Jian
    Education:
    Ph.D.
    Positions:
    Director, Single-Cell Center; Group Lead, Functional Genomics; Head, Single-Cell Analysis Section; Director, Shandong Key Laboratory of Energy Genetics
    Academic title:
    Professor
    Phone:
    (86) 532-80662653/2654
    Fax:
    0532-80662654
    E-mail:
    xujian__AT__qibebt.ac.cn
    Personal Website:
    http://singlecellcenter.org/
    Postal Code:
    266101
    Mailing Address:
    Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT), Chinese Academy of Sciences, 189, Songling Road, Qingdao, Shandong Province, China 266071

    Resume:

    Prof. Xu obtained B.S in Biotechnology from Peking University in 1997, and M.S. in Computer Science and PhD in Biochemistry from Washington University in St. Louis in 2003. After serving as Research Instructor at Genome Institute of Washington University for four years, he joined Qingdao Institute of BioEnergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences at 2008 and has been the founding Director of Single-Cell Center, CAS-QIBEBT. His group has been developing novel technologies and instruments for analysis of microbial consortia (incluidng oleaginous microalgae). 

    He has published over 50 research papers on leading journals such as Science, PLoS Biology, PLoS Genetics, Plant Cell, PNAS, Biotech Adv, ISME J, Anal Chem etc, with the total number of citations exceeding 2000. He has won a number of prestigious professional recognitions from NSFC, MOST and CAS. He has served on the editorial boards of Algal Research and Appl. Env. Microbiol. 

    Please see link below for full details:http://www.bioenergychina.org/fg/CV_JianXU.pdf


    Direction:
    His group has been developing novel technologies and instruments for analysis of microbial consortia (incluidng oleaginous microalgae). He has published over 50 research papers on leading journals such as Science, PLoS Biology, PLoS Genetics, Plant Cell, PNAS, Biotech Adv, ISME J, Anal Chem etc, with the total number of citations exceeding 2000. He has won a number of prestigious professional recognitions from NSFC, MOST and CAS. He has served on the editorial boards of Algal Research and Appl. Env. Microbiol. Please see link below for full details:http://www.bioenergychina.org/fg/CV_JianXU.pdf
    Community service:

    Achievements:

    l  “Distinguished Young Investigator Award (基金委杰青)”, 2014, by National Science Foundation of China

    l  “Exceptional Young Talent Award (青年拔尖人才计划)”, 2012, by Central Government (中组部)

    l  “Leadership in Scientific Innovation Award” (中青年科技创新领军人才计划), 2013, by MoST

    l  “Leadership in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award”(青岛市创业创新领军人才), 2013, by Qingdao Municipal Government

    l  “The 100 Best Doctoral Thesis Award”, 2013, by CAS.

    l  Innovation in Research Award, 2012, by National Union of Oversea Chinese

    l  Outstanding Graduate-Course Lecturer Award, 2012, by CAS-QIBEBT

    l  Outstanding Young Investigator Award, 2009, by Natural Sciences Foundation of Shandong

    l  Hundred Talent Award, 2012, by Chinese Academy of Sciences

     

    Article:

    For a complete list of publications, see http://www.bioenergychina.org/fg/CV_JianXU.pdf.

    Selected publications:

    1. Li Jing, Han Danxiang, Wang Dongmei, Ning Kang, Jia Jing, Wei Li, Jing Xiaoyan, Huang Shi, Chen Jie, Li Yantao, Hu Qiang, Xu Jian: Choreography of Transcriptomes and Lipidomes of Nannochloropsis Reveals the Mechanisms of oil synthesis in Microalgae. Plant Cell. 2014.

    2. Wang Dongmei, Ning Kang, Li Jing, Hu Jianqiang, Han Danxiang, Wang Hui, Zeng Xiaowei, Jing Xiaoyan, Zhou Qian, Su Xiaoquan, Chang Xingzhi, Wang Anhui, Wang Wei, Jia Jing, Wei Li, Xin Yi, Qiao Yinghe, Huang Ranran, Chen Jie, Han Bo, Yoon Kangsup, Hill Russell T., Zohar Yonathan, Chen Feng, Hu Qiang, Xu Jian: Nannochloropsis Genomes Reveal Evolution of Microalgal Oleaginous Traits. PLoS Genet 2014, 10(1):e1004094.

    3. Wei Li, Xin Yi, Wang Dongmei, Jing Xiaoyan, Zhou Qian, Su Xiaoquan, Jia Jing, Ning Kang, Chen Feng, Hu Qiang, Xu Jian: Nannochloropsis Plastid and Mitochondrial Phylogenomes Reveal Organelle Diversification Mechanism and Intragenus Phylotyping Strategy in Microalgae. BMC Genomics 2013, 14(1):534.

    4. Wang Dongmei, Lu Yandu, Huang He, Xu Jian: Establishing Oleaginous Microalgae Research Models for Consolidated Bioprocessing of Solar Energy. Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol 2012, 128:69-84.

    5. Xu Chenggang, Huang Ranran, Teng Lin, Wang Dongmei, Hemme Christopher, Borovok Ilya, He Qiang, Lamed Raphael, Bayer Edward, Zhou Jizhong, Xu Jian: Structure and Regulation of the Cellulose Degradome in Clostridium Cellulolyticum. Biotechnol Biofuels 2013, 6(1):73.

    6. Lin Lu, Xu Jian: Dissecting and Engineering Metabolic and Regulatory Networks of Thermophilic Bacteria for Biofuel Production. Biotechnol Adv 2013, 31(6):827-837.

    7. Lin Lu, Ji Yuetong, Tu Qichao, Huang Ranran, Teng Lin, Zeng Xiaowei, Song Houhui, Wang Kun, Zhou Qian, Li Yifei, Cui Qiu, He Zhili, Zhou Jizhong, Xu Jian: Microevolution from Shock to Adaptation Revealed Strategies Improving Ethanol Tolerance and Production in Thermoanaerobacter. Biotechnol Biofuels 2013, 6(1):103.

    8. Lin Lu, Song Houhui, Tu Qichao, Qin Yujia, Zhou Aifen, Liu Wenbin, He Zhili, Zhou Jizhong, Xu Jian: The Thermoanaerobacter Glycobiome Reveals Mechanisms of Pentose and Hexose Co-Utilization in Bacteria. PLoS Genet 2011, 7(10):e1002318.

    9. Huang Shi, Li Rui, Zeng Xiaowei, He Tao, Zhao Helen, Chang Alice, Bo Cuipei, Chen Jie, Yang Fang, Knight Robin D., Liu Jiquan, Davis Catherine, Xu Jian: Oral Microbial Structure Predicts Gingivitis Susceptibility and Severity.ISME J 2014, in press.

    10. Wang Yun, Ji Yuetong, Wharfe Emma S., Meadows Roger S., March Peter, Goodacre Royston, Xu Jian, Huang Wei E.: Raman Activated Cell Ejection for Isolation of Single Cells. Anal Chem 2013, 85(22):10697-10701.

    11. Yang Fang, Zeng Xiaowei, Ning Kang, Liu Kuan-Liang, Lo Chien-Chi, Wang Wei, Chen Jie, Wang Dongmei, Huang Ranran, Chang Xingzhi, Chain Patrick S., Xie Gary, Ling Junqi, Xu Jian: Saliva Microbiomes Distinguish Caries-Active from Healthy Human Populations. ISME J 2012, 6(1):1-10.

    12. Xu Jian, Mahowald Michael A., Ley Ruth E., Lozupone Catherine A., Hamady Micah, Martens Eric C., Henrissat Bernard, Coutinho Pedro M., Minx Patrick, Latreille Philippe, Cordum Holland, Van Brunt Andrew, Kim Kyung, Fulton Robert S., Fulton Lucinda A., Clifton Sandra W., Wilson Richard K., Knight Robin D., Gordon Jeffrey I.: Evolution of Symbiotic Bacteria in the Distal Human Intestine. PLoS Biol 2007, 5(7):e156.

    13. Xu Jian, Gordon Jeffrey I.: Honor Thy Symbionts. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2003, 100(18):10452-10459.

    14. Xu Jian, Bjursell Magnus K., Himrod Jason, Deng Su, Carmichael Lynn K., Chiang Herbert C., Hooper Lora V., Gordon Jeffrey I.: A Genomic View of the Human-Bacteroides Thetaiotaomicron Symbiosis. Science 2003, 299(5615):2074-2076.


    Commitment to research the situation:

    2014-2017 National Science Foundation of China, Instrument development of Single-cell Genetic Analyzer; Principle Investigator (PI);

    2013-2015 Central Government of China, Research Funding for Exceptional Young Talent Award; PI;

    2012-2015 National Science Foundation of China, Microevolution of ethanol tolerance in thermophilic bacteria; PI;

    2012-2015 Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Synthetic biology technology for photosynthetic organisms; Co-PI;

    2012-2016 Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Design and construction of parts and modules for synthetic biology; PI (Sub-Project);

    2011-2013 National Science Foundation of China, Establishment of a novel Nannochloropsis-based research model and platform technology for algal biofuel production; PI;

    2010-2013 Chinese Academy of Sciences (International Partnership for Innovation Program), Microalgal energy and biorefinery; PI.