Li Zhongyuan, Ph. D, assistant researcher of college of biotechnology

Education and Research experience:
2004.9-2008.7   Minzu University of China,  Biotechnology, Bachelor
2008.9-2013.7   Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science, Doctor
2013.8-         Tianjin university of science and technology, Assistant researcher

 Her research fields involve in exploring new efficient food and feed enzymes and the related functional products, including new enzyme gene resources mining, protein structure-activity relationship analysis, molecular improvement and metabolic engineering strains construction, etc. She has over 10 publications, including Food Microbiol, Appl Environ Microbiol, FEBS Journal, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol and Bioresource Technol. She is the members of Tianjin society for microbiology and Tianjin food society. She has applied one PCT patent and nine national patents (Four were authorized).

Main Projects:
1.National Natural Science Foundation of China (Host)
2.National key research and development program sub-project (Host)

Main Awards:
1.Second prize of the 2nd young teachers teaching basic skills competition, school of biological engineering, Tianjin university of science and technology
2.Excellent paper award of the 4th academic conference of Bohai microbiology 
3.Outstanding graduate of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (2013)
4.National scholarship for graduate students (2013)

1.Li ZY, Feng CX, Luo XG et al. Revealing the Influence of Microbiota on the Quality of Pu-erh tea during Fermentation Process by Shotgun Metagenomic and Metabolomic Analysis. Food Microbiology. 2018. (Top Journal, IF 4.06)
2.Wang CQ, Li ZY* (Co-first and Corresponding author), Wang H et al. Rapid biodegradation of aflatoxin B1 by metabolites of Fusarium sp. WCQ3361 with broad working temperature range and excellent thermostability.Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 2017. (IF 2.46)
3.Li ZY, Huang HQ, Zhao H*, et al. Genetic Diversity and Expression Profiles of Cysteine Phytases in the Sheep Rumen during a Feeding Cycle. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 2014. 
4.Wang H, Li ZY*(Co-first and Corresponding author), Liu HH, et al. Heterologous Expression and Characterization of a Novel GH11 Xylanase with Excellent Tolerance to Alkali, Salt and Ethanol from Saline-alkali Soil in Pichia pastoris. Protein Expression and Purification 2017.
5.Qiu H, Li ZY*(Co-first and Corresponding author), Wang H, et al. Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of A Novel Cold Active and Metal ion-tolerant GH10 Xylanase from Frozen Soil. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment. 2017.
6.Li ZY, Xue XL, Zhao H* et al. A C-Terminal Proline-Rich Sequence Simultaneously Broadens the Optimal Temperature and pH Ranges and Improves the Catalytic Efficiency of Glycosyl Hydrolase Family 10 Ruminal Xylanases. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2014. (Top Journal,IF 3.95)
7.Li ZY, Zhao H*, Yang PL et al. Comparative Quantitative Analysis of Gene Expression Profiles of Glycoside Hydrolyses Family 10 Xylanase in the Sheep Rumen during a Feeding Cycle Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2013. (Top Journal,IF 3.95)
8.Fu DW, Li ZY (Co-first author), Huang, et al. Catalytic Efficiency of HAP Phytases is Determined by a Key Residue in Close Proximity to the Active Site. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2011. (Top Journal,IF 3.42)
9.Li ZY, Huang HQ,Yang PL, et al. The Tandemly Repeated Domains of a β-propeller Phytase Act Synergistically to Increase Catalytic Efficiency. FEBS Journal. 2011,278(17):3032–3040. IF (3.90)