Song Yajian, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Education and Research:
2017.9-2018.9, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Visiting Scholar
2013.7- , College of Biotechnology, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Assistant Professor
2011.5-2011.8, Institute of Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, Hamburg University of Technology, Visiting Scholar
2006.9–2013.6, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ph.D.
2002.9–2006.6, College of life sciences, Shandong University, Bachelor

Separation Engineering in Pharmaceutics
Pharmacy Administration and Statute

Areas of Interest:
Polysaccharide utilization of microbiology and function research of the related enzymes  
Exploitation of the probiotics and functional factors from food

1. Yajian Song#*, Wenyuan Sun#, Yanli Fan#, Yanfen Xue, Duoduo liu, Cuiping Ma, Wenting Liu, Wesley Mosher, Xuegang Luo, Zhongyuan Li, Wenjian Man, Tongcun Zhang*. Galactomannan Degrading Enzymes from the Mannan Utilization Gene Cluster of Alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. N16‑5 and Their Synergy on Galactomannan Degradation. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2018, 66:11055-11063.
2. Yajian Song*, Duoduo Liu, Mengya Liu, Haixu Yang, Yanli Fan, Wenyuan Sun, Yanfen Xue, Tongcun Zhang, Yanhe Ma. Transcriptional Regulation of the Mannan Utilization Genes in the Alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. N16-5. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2018, 365:fnx280
3. Yao Zhang, Yanli Fan, Haijie Hu, Haixu Yang, Xuegang Luo, Zhongyuan Li, Hao Zhou, Wenjian Ma, Yajian Song*, Tongcun Zhang. D-Tagatose Production by Lactococcus lactis NZ9000 Cells Harboring Lactobacillus plantarum L-Arabinose Isomerase. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 2017, 51:288-94
4. Yajian Song, Jinshan Li, Shan Meng, Liang Yin, Yanfen Xue, Yanhe Ma*. A Novel Manno-Oligosaccharide Binding Protein Identified in Alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. N16-5 Is Involved in Mannan Utilization. PLoS One. 2016, 11:e0150059.
5. Wen Du, Yajian Song, Mengya Liu, Haixu Yang, Yao Zhang, Yanli Fan, Xuegang Luo, Zhongyuan Li, Nan Wang, Hongpeng He, Hao Zhou, Wenjian Ma, Tongcun Zhang*. Gene Expression Pattern Analysis of a Recombinant Escherichia coli Strain Possessing High Growth and Lycopene Production Capability when Using Fructose as Carbon Source. Biotechnology Letters. 2016, 38:1571-1577
6. Yajian Song, Yanfen Xue, Yanhe Ma*. Global Microarray Analysis of Carbohydrate Use in Alkaliphilic Hemicellulolytic Bacterium Bacillus sp. N16-5. PLoS One. 2013, 8:e54090
7. Gang Li, Yajian Song, Yanfen Xue, Long Rao, Cheng Zhou, Yanhe Ma*. Comparative Proteome Analysis of Alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. N16-5 Grown on Different Carbon Sources. Science in China Series C-Life Sciences. 2010, 54:90-100