Current Members

Dr. Yu Zhang (章宇), Postdoc

  • 2021 – Now, Postdoc fellow, Shenzhen University, China
  • 2016 – 2021, Joint-Ph.D, Shantou University, China & University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • 2013-2016, M.Sc, Immunology, Shantou University, China
  • 2008-2012, B.Sc, Biotechnology, Anhui Medical University, China
1.   Zhang Y*, Huo X*, Lu X, Zeng Z, Faas MM, Xu X. Exposure to multiple heavy metals associate with aberrant immune homeostasis and inflammatory activation in preschool children. Chemosphere. 2020. 257:127257. (5-IF: 6.956)
2.   Zhang Y*, Xu X*, Sun D, Cao J, Zhang Y, Huo X. Alteration of the number and percentage of innate immune cells in preschool children from an e-waste recycling area. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017. 145:615-622. (5-IF: 6.393)
3.   Zhang Y, Huo X, Cao J, Yang T, Xu L, Xu X. Elevated lead levels and adverse effects on natural killer cells in children from an electronic waste recycling area. Environ Pollut. 2016. 213:143-150. (5-IF: 8.35)
4.   Zeng X*, Xu C*, Xu X, Zhang Y, Huang Y, Huo X. Elevated lead levels in relation to low serum neuropeptide Y and adverse behavioral effects in preschool children with e-waste exposure. Chemosphere. 2020. 269:129380. (5-IF: 6.956)
5.   Zheng X, Huo X, Zhang Y, Wang Q, Zhang Y, Xu X. Cardiovascular endothelial inflammation by chronic coexposure to lead (Pb) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from preschool children in an e-waste recycling area. Environ Pollut. 2019. 246:587-596. (5-IF: 8.35)
6.   Zeng Z*, Huo X*, Zhang Y, Hylkema MN, Wu Y, Xu X. Differential DNA methylation in newborns with maternal exposure to heavy metals from an e-waste recycling area. Environ Res. 2019. 171:536-545. (5-IF: 6.824)
7.   Cai H*, Xu X*, Zhang Y, Cong X, Lu X, Huo X. Elevated lead levels from e-waste exposure are linked to sensory integration difficulties in preschool children. Neurotoxicology. 2019. 71:150-158. (5-IF: 4.351)
8.   Zhang S, Huo X, Zhang Y, Huang Y, Zheng X, Xu X. Ambient fine particulate matter inhibits innate airway antimicrobial activity in preschool children in e-waste areas. Environ Int. 2019. 123:535-542. (5-IF: 10.72)
9.   Huo X, Dai Y, Yang T, Zhang Y, Li M, Xu X. Decreased erythrocyte CD44 and CD58 expression link e-waste Pb toxicity to changes in erythrocyte immunity in preschool children. Sci Total Environ. 2019. 664:690-697. (5-IF: 7.842)
10. Lu X*, Xu X*, Zhang Y, Zhang Y, Wang C, Huo X. Elevated inflammatory Lp-PLA2 and IL-6 link e-waste Pb toxicity to cardiovascular risk factors in preschool children. Environ Pollut. 2018. 234:601-609. (5-IF: 8.35)
11. Zeng Z, Huo X, Zhang Y, Xiao Z, Zhang Y, Xu X. Lead exposure is associated with risk of impaired coagulation in preschool children from an e-waste recycling area. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018. 25(21):20670-20679. (5-IF: 4.306)
12. Cao J, Xu X, Zhang Y, Zeng Z, Hylkema MN, Huo X. Increased memory T cell populations in Pb-exposed children from an e-waste-recycling area. Sci Total Environ. 2018. 616-617:988-995. (5-IF: 7.842)
13. Lu X, Xu X, Lin Y, Zhang Y, Huo X. Phthalate exposure as a risk factor for hypertension. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018. 25(21):20550-20561. (5-IF: 4.306)
14. Dai Y, Huo X, Zhang Y, Yang T, Li M, Xu X. Elevated lead levels and changes in blood morphology and erythrocyte CR1 in preschool children from an e-waste area. Sci Total Environ. 2017. 592:51-59. (5-IF: 7.842)
15. Hou W, Xu X, Lei Y, Cao J, Zhang Y, Chen L, Huo X. The role of the PM2.5-associated metals in pathogenesis of child Mycoplasma Pneumoniae infections: a systematic review. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016. 23(11):10604-10614. (5-IF: 4.306)
16. Liu W, Huo X, Liu D, Zeng X, Zhang Y, Xu X. S100β in heavy metal-related child attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in an informal e-waste recycling area. Neurotoxicology. 2014. 45:185-91. (5-IF: 4.351)

Dr. Wan Li (李湾), Postdoc

  • 2021 – Now, Postdoc fellow, Shenzhen University, China
  • 2017-2021, PhD, China Agricultural University, China
  • 2014-2017, M.Sc, South of China Agricultural University, Shantou, China
  • 2010-2014, B.Sc, Hunan Agricultural University, China
1. Yang L*, Li W*, Jiang H, et al. Characterization of a P1-like bacteriophage carrying CTX-M-27 in Salmonella spp. resistant to third generation cephalosporins isolated from pork in China [J]. Scientific Reports, 2017(7). doi: 10.1038/srep40710.
2. Zhao Q*, Li W*, Jiang H, et al. Mobilization of Tn1721-like structure harboring blaCTX-M-27 between P1-like bacteriophage in Salmonella and plasmids in Escherichia coli in China [J]. Veterinary Microbiology, 2021.
3. Li W*, Yin W, Dong Y, et al. Phosphoethanolamine Modification of Shigella flexneri O-Antigen Enhances its Virulence and Induces higher Macrophage Immune Response. [J] Infection and immunity, under review
4. Li W*, Zhihai Liu*, Wenjuan Yin, Lu Yang, Lu Qiao, Shikai Song, Zhuoren Ling, Ruicheng Zheng, Yang Wang, Jianzhong Shen#. 2021. MCR expression conferring varied fitness costs and virulence on host bacteria. MDPI microorganism. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics10070872
5. Yin W, Ling Z, Dong Y, Qiao L, Shen Y, Li W, Shen J, et al. Mobile colistin resistance gene mcr-3 facilitates bacterial evasion of host phagocytosis[J] advanced science.
6. Liu Z, Zhang R, Li W, WangY, et al. (2019). Amino acid changes at the vim-48 c-terminus result in increased carbapenem resistance, enzyme activity and protein stability. [J] Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, doi: 10.1093/jac/dky536.
7. Wen-Hui Zhang, Si-Qi Ren, Wan Li, Xi-Xi Gu, Ling Yang, Zhen-Ling Zeng, Ya-Hong Liu, and Hong-Xia Jiang*. High frequency of virulence genes among Escherichia coli with the blaCTX-M genotype from diarrheic piglets in China. Veterinary Microbiology,doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2015.08.017. Epub 2015 Sep 15.

Dr. Yuzhang He (何玉张), Postdoc

  • 2021 – Now, Postdoc fellow, Shenzhen University, China
  • 2021 – Now, Lecturer/Instructor, Southwest University, China
  • 2019-2020, Joint-PhD, Center for Discovery and Innovation, USA
  • 2015-2021, PhD, South China Agricultural University, China
  • 2011-2015, B.Sc, Southwest University, China
1.     Yu-Zhang He*, Jin-Ru Yan, Bing He, et al. A Transposon-Associated CRISPR/Cas9 System Specifically Eliminates both Chromosomal and Plasmid-Borne mcr-1 in Escherichia coli [J]. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2021, DOI:10.1128/AAC.01054-21.
2.     Yu-Zhang He*, Ying Xu, Jian Sun, et al. Novel plasmid-borne fimbriae-associated gene cluster participates in biofilm formation in Escherichia coli, Microbial Drug Resistance[J], 2021, DOI: 10.1089/mdr.2020.0512.
3.     Yu-Zhang He*, Xu Kuang, Teng-Fei Long, et al. Re-engineering a mobile-CRISPR/Cas9 system for antimicrobial resistance gene curing and immunization in Escherichia coli [J]. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2021, DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkab368.
4. Yu-Zhang He*, Teng-Fei Long, Bing He, et al. ISEc69-mediated mobilization of the colistin resistance gene mcr-2 in Escherichia coli, Frontiers in Microbiology[J], 2021, DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2020.564973.
5. Yu-Zhang He*, Teng-Fei Long, Cai-Ping Chen, et al. ISKpn40-Mediated Mobilization of the Colistin Resistance Gene mcr-3.11 in Escherichia coli [J], Antimicrobial Agents Chemother, 2020, DOI:10.1128/AAC.00851-20.
6. Yu-Zhang He*, Xing-Ping Li, Yuan-Yuan Miao, et al. The ISApl12 Dimer Circular Intermediate Participates in mcr-1 Transposition[J]. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2019, DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2019.00015.
7. Mingju Hao*, Yu-Zhang He*, Haifang Zhang*, et al. CRISPR-Cas9-Mediated Carbapenemase Gene and Plasmid Curing in Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae[J], Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 2020, DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00843-20. (Co-first author)

Junyu Huang (黄俊瑜), Master student

  • 2021 – Now, Master student, Shenzhen University, China
  • 2016-2020, B.Sc, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Yujie Sheng(盛宇杰), Master Student

  • 2022-Now,Master student,Shenzhen University,China
  • 2021-2022,Medical editor,Youlai Doctor,China
  • 2017-2021,B.Sc,Hunan Normal University,China

Ling Liu(刘玲), Master Student (Visiting)

  • 2021-Now, M.Sc, Southern Medical University, China
  • 2017-2021, B.Sc, Sichuan University, China

Mingyue Luo (罗鸣越), Visiting Researcher

  • 2020-Now, Shenzhen Xbiome Biotech Co., Ltd, China
  • In 2018, participated SZU-China iGEM team as a team leader and won the Second Runner Up of Undergraduate group, best manufacturing project and Best Product Design. Nominated for Best Wiki, Best Integrated Human Practices, Best Model and Best Education & Public Engagement.
  • In 2017, participated SZU-China iGEM team as a team member and won the best manufacturing project.
  • 2016-2020, B.Sc, ShenZhen University, China
He H, Li G, Zhang J, et al. Efficiency of gerAa, tupA and ca transformation in Bacillus subtilis for self-healing of concrete cracks[J]. Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, 2019, 20(5): 470-478.

Fei Yang (杨菲), Bachelor Student

  • 2021 – Now, Freshman, Shenzhen University, China

Sihan Chen(陈思含), Bachelor Student

  • 2022 – Now, Freshman, Shenzhen University, China
  • Work with Junyu Huang

Yiyang Lei (雷屹洋), Bachelor Student

  • 2022 – Now, Freshman, Shenzhen University, China
  • Work with Ling Liu

Yujie Yang (杨雨洁), Bachelor Student

  • 2022 – Now, Freshman, Shenzhen University, China
  • Work with Yu Zhang