Systematic and Biological Research of Fungi



Principal Investigator:Xingzhong Liu, Ph.D., Professor







Synopsis of Principal Investigator
Prof. Dr. Xingzhong Liu, a Principle Investigator, at Institute of Microbiology, CAS, obtained his Ph. D. from Beijing Agricultural University (1991). He was the Director of State Key Laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology(2011-2017). He serves as executive committee member of International Mycological Association, Chairman of Asia Mycological Association, editors of Scientific Report and Editor-in Chief of Mycology. His research interests mainly lie in fungal community in unusual niches and coevolution between fungi and insects and nematodes.



Ph.D. July, 1992, Beijing Agricultural University, China
Master, July, 1986, Beijing Agricultural University, China
Bachelor, July, 1983, Shanxi Agricultural University, China


Professional Memberships
The executive committee member of International Mycological Association (2014—2018)
The 8th Committee member of China Association for Science and Technology (2011—2015)
Chairman of Asian Mycological Association (2011 – 2015)
President of Mycological Society of China (2011 – 2014)
The general council member of Chinese Society of Plant Pathology (2007 – 2015)
Editorial board member, Scientific Report (2013 – present)
Editor-in-Chief, Mycology, an international journal of fungal biology (2012 – present)
Associate Editor-in-Chief, ACTA PHYTOPATHOLOGICA SINICA (2004 – present)
Executive Associate Editors-in-Chief, MYCOSYSTEMA (2009 –2013)
Editorial board member, Journal of Fungal Research (2004 – present)
Editorial board member, BIODIVERSITY SCIENCE (2004 – present)
Editorial board member, Chinese Journal of Biological Control (2000 – present)


Professional experience:
Professor, Sep, 2001 – Present, Institute of Microbiology, CAS.
Professor, Jan, 2000  –  Aug, 2001, Institute of Biological Control, CAAS
Postdoctoral fellow, Sep, 1997 – Sep, 1999, University of Minnesota, USA
Associate Professor, Nov, 1995 – Dec, 2000, Institute of Biological Control, CAAS.
Research associate, June, 1993  – Nev, 1995, Institute of Biological Control, CAAS.
Lecturer, June, 1988 – May, 1993, Beijing Agriculture University.
Teaching Assistant, July, 1986 – May, 1988, Beijing Agriculture University.


China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists (2006)
2011: Special Goverment Allowance, The State council of China (2010)


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