Yang, Hongjiang, Ph.D., Professor 
Lab: Biology Building 516
Phone: 022-60602723 
Email: hongjiangyang@tust.edu.cn
Molecular basis of phage-bacteria interactions, applications of phage treatments.

Teaching Activities:
Systems Biology for graduate students
Environmental Biotechnology for undergraduate students
Identification and characterization of the bacterial genes necessary to phage infection in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Awarded by The National Natural Science Foundation of China (31370205) Research Program 2014-2017 (principal investigator)
Mechanism of the relationship between the antibiotic resistance and the type III secretion system in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Awarded by The National Natural Science Foundation of China (30970114) Research Program 2010 - 2012 (principal investigator) 

Recent Publications:
Zhang, F., K. Huang, X. Yang, L. Sun, J. You, X. Pan, X. Cui and H. Yang (2018). "Characterization of a novel lytic podovirus O4 of Pseudomonas aeruginosa." Arch Virol 163(9): 2377-2383.
You, J., L. Sun, X. Yang, X. Pan, Z. Huang, X. Zhang, M. Gong, Z. Fan, L. Li, X. Cui, Z. Jing, S. Jin, Z. Rao, W. Wu and H. Yang (2018). "Regulatory protein SrpA controls phage infection and core cellular processes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa." Nat Commun 9(1): 1846.
Qin, X., Q. Sun, B. Yang, X. Pan, Y. He and H. Yang (2017). "Quorum sensing influences phage infection efficiency via affecting cell population and physiological state." J Basic Microbiol 57(2): 162-170.
Cui, X., J. You, L. Sun, X. Yang, T. Zhang, K. Huang, X. Pan, F. Zhang, Y. He and H. Yang (2016). "Characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Phage C11 and Identification of Host Genes Required for Virion Maturation." Sci Rep 6: 39130.
Li, L., X. Pan, X. Cui, Q. Sun, X. Yang and H. Yang (2016). "Characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa phage K5 genome and identification of its receptor related genes." J Basic Microbiol 56(12): 1344-1353.
Qin, H., Q. Sun, X. Pan, Z. Qiao and H. Yang (2016). "Microbial Diversity and Biochemical Analysis of Suanzhou: A Traditional Chinese Fermented Cereal Gruel." Front Microbiol 7: 1311.
Sun, Q., Z. Ba, G. Wu, W. Wang, S. Lin and H. Yang (2016). "Insertion sequence ISRP10 inactivation of the oprD gene in imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates." Int J Antimicrob Agents 47(5): 375-379.
Pan, X., X. Cui, F. Zhang, Y. He, L. Li and H. Yang (2016). "Genetic Evidence for O-Specific Antigen as Receptor of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Phage K8 and Its Genomic Analysis." Front Microbiol 7: 252.
He, Y. and H. Yang (2015). "The gastrointestinal phage communities of the cultivated freshwater fishes." FEMS Microbiol Lett 362(5).