Research Groups

Lab of Viral & Microbial Diversity


Research Interests

1. Ecological study of viral and microbial community in China Marginal Seas and in pelagic environment including Mariana Trenc, Antarctica dan Arctica;

2. Diversity of marine viruses and omics information database construction;

3. The interaction between marine viruses and red-tide.

Group Members


Dr. WANG Min  汪岷


Dr. JIANG Yong  姜勇


Dr. GUO Cui  郭萃

Associate Professor

Dr. LIANG Yantao 梁彦韬

Associate Professor

WANG HualongHE HuiSHAO Hongbing

Dr. WANG Hualong  王华龙

Associate Professor

Dr. HE Hui  贺惠


MSc. SHAO Hongbing  邵红兵



2 projects of General Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

2 projects of Young Scientists Fund Program of National Natural Science Foundation (NSFC)

1 project of National Key Research and Development Program of China (participant)

1 special project of Major Science and Technology Innovation Project of Shandong Province (participant)

1 project of Global Change and Air-Sea Interaction Special Project of State Oceanic Administration (participant)

Representative Publications and Achievements

1. Tang B, Yang J, Chen X, Wang P, Zhao H, Su H, Li C, Yu Y, Zhong S,   Wang L, Lidbury I, Ding H, Wang M, McMinn A, Zhang X-Y, Chen Y, Zhang Y*. A   predator-prey interaction between a marine Pseudoalteromonas sp. and   Gram-positive bacteria. Nature Communications, 2020, 11: 285.

2. Zhang N, Jiang T, Guo C*, Qiao L, Ji Q, Yin L,   Yu L, Murto P*, Xu X*. High-performance semitransparent polymer solar cells   floating on water: Rational analysis of power generation, water evaporation   and algal growth. Nano Energy. 2020, 77: 105111.

3. Liu Q, Jiang Y*. Application of microbial   network analysis to discriminate environmental heterogeneity in Fildes   Peninsula, Antarctica. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2020, 156:111244.

4. Jiang T, Guo C*, Wang M, Wang M, Zhang X, Liu   Y, Liang Y, Jiang Y, He H, Shao H, McMinn A. Genome Analysis of Two Novel   Synechococcus Phages That Lack Common Auxiliary Metabolic Genes: Possible   Reasons and Ecological Insights by Comparative Analysis of Cyanomyoviruses.   Viruses-Basel. 2020,12: 800

5. Liu Q, Jiang Y*, Wang Q, Wang M*, McMinn A,   Zhao Q, Xue C, Wang X, Dong J, Yu Y, Han Y, Zhao J. Using picoeukaryote   communities to indicate the spatial heterogeneity of the Nordic Seas.   Ecological Indicators, 2019, 107:105582.

6. Yang Q, Gao C, Jiang Y*, Wang M*, Zhou X, Shao   H, Gong Z, McMinn A. Metagenomic Characterization of the Viral Community of   the South Scotia Ridge. Viruses-Basel, 2019, 11(2): 95. 

7. Yang J*, Löder M, Jiang Y*, Wiltshire K. Are   tintinnids picky grazers: feeding experiments on a mixture of mixotrophic   dinoflagellates and implications for red tide dynamics. Marine Pollution   Bulletin, 2019, 149, 110488. 

8. Liang Y, Zhang Y, Zhou C, Li H, Kang X, Wang   L, Song J, Jiao N. Cumulative impact of long-term intensive mariculture on   total and active bacterial communities in the core sediments of the Ailian   Bay, North China. Science of The Total Environment, 2019, 691: 1212-1224. 

9. Liang Y, Wang L, Wang Z, Zhao J, Yang Q, Wang   M, Yang K, Zhang L, Jiao N, Zhang Y*. Metagenomic Analysis of the Diversity   of DNA Viruses in the Surface and Deep Sea of the South China Sea. Frontiers   in Microbiology, 2019, 10: 1951. 

10. He H, Fu L, Liu Q, Fu L, Bi N, Yang Z, Zhen Y*. Community structure, abundance and potential functions of bacteria and archaea in the Sansha Yongle Blue Hole, Xisha, South China Sea. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2019, 10: 2404.