Shouyu Guo


Shouyu  Guo




Ph.D.  Microbiology / Lichenology
Key Laboratory of Systematic Mycology and Lichenology Laboratory
Center for Microbial Resources, Institute of Microbiology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
No.3, Park 1, Beichenxilu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101
People’s Republic of China
Tel: 0086-10-6480-7456
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Personal: Born on March 8, 1966, male, married; Chinese
Research Interests:
Lichenology, biogeography, molecular systematics and evolution of lichenized fungi, symbiosis landing (fungal-algal / fungal-cyanobacterium associations)

Ph.D. Microbiology /Lichenology, 1996. Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
M.Sc. Microbiology, 1990. Institute of  Microbiology , Chinese Academy of Sciences
B.Sc. Botany, 1987. Department of Biology, Nanjing University (1983-1987)
Professional Experience:
Nov. 1999 - present:  Associate Professor, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
July 2008- Aug. 2008: Senior Visiting Scholar, Department of Botany, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
Nov. 2003 - Dec. 2003: Senior Visiting Scholar, Department of Botany, National Science Museum, Tokyo and Tsukuba, Japan
July 1999 - August 1999 and February 1998 - August, 1998:  Visiting Scholar (Postdoctoral Research Associate), Department of Botany, The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, USA.
1996 - 1999:  Assistant Professor, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1990 - 1992:  Agronomist, Huaiyin Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Jiangsu Province, China


Recent publications

Wang HY, Guo SY, Huang MR, Lumbsch H T *, Wei JC*. (2010) Ascomycota has a faster evolutionary rate and higher species diversity than Basidiomycota. SCIENCE CHINA Life Sciences 53: 1163-1169.

Han LF, Zhao JC, Guo SY*. (2009) Lecanora weii, a new multispored species of Lecanora s. str. from northeastern China.Mycotaxon107: 157–161.

Fu W, Zhao ZT, Guo  SX, Wang HY, Guo SY*. (2009) An annotated checklist of the lichen genus Ramalina from Northwestern China. Mycosystema 28(1):97-101.

Fu W, Zhao ZT, Guo SX, Guo SY*. (2008) The lichen genus Ranalina from northeastern China. Mycosystema 27: 91-98.

Li WZ, Zhou J, Guo SY, Guo LD*. (2007) Endophytic fungi associted with lichens in Baihua mountain of Beijing, China. Fungal Diversity 25: 95-106.

Zhou QM, Guo SY*, Huang MR, Wei JC. (2006) A study on the genetic variability of Rhizoplaca chrysoleuca using nrDNA ITS sequences and secondary metabolic substances. Mycologia 98: 57-67.

Guo SY. (2005) Lichens. In Zhuang Wenying ed. Fungi of Northwestern China, Mycotaxon Ltd. Ithaca, New York, pp.31-82.

Guo SY*,  Kashiwadani H. (2004) Recent study on the phylogeny of the genus Cladonia ( with the emphasis on the integrative biology. National Science Museum Monographs 24: 207-225.
Mueller GM, Wu Q, Huang YQ, Guo SY, Aldana- Gomez R, Vilgalys R. (2001) Assessing biogeographic relationships between North American and Chinese macrofungi. J. Biogeogr 28: 271-281.

Guo SY. (2001) Lichenized fungi. In Zhuang Wenying (ed.) Higher fungi of tropical China. Mycotaxon Ltd. Ithaca, New York. 2001. pp.7-44.

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