SUI Zhenghong 隋正红

Lab of Algal Molecular Genetics & Breeding

SUI Zhenghong  隋正红




Tel: 86 532 82031128


Add.: Ocean University of China, Yushan Campus, No. 206 Chemical Building, 5 Yushan Road, 266003, Qingdao, P.R.C.


Research Interests

Genetic breeding, Genomics and gene dissection of red algae; Molecular biology of microalgae; Molecular ecology

Academic Qualifications

1987-1991: B.Sc. Microbiology, Shandong University

1991-1997: M.Sc. Immunology, National Vaccine and Serum Institute

1997-2001: Ph.D. Marine Biology, Ocean University of Qingdao

Working Experience

1996-current: Professor, College of Marine Life Sciences, Ocean University of China

2013.8-2014.1: Senior visiting scholar, The Laboratory, Citadel Hill, Marine Biology Association of UK, UK

2003.2-2003.6: Post-Doc visiting, Institute of Botany, Heinrich-Heine-Univesitaet Duesseldorf, Germany

Representative Publications

1. Haihong Chen, Xiaoqing Feng, Minjie Jiang, Baoheng Xiao, Jingyu Zhang, Wei Zhang, Yiyi Hu*, Zhenghong Sui*. Estimating the ploidy of Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis at both the cellular and genomic level. Journal of Phycology 2020, 56:1339-1348.

2. Yiyi Hu, Zhenghong Sui*, Wei Zhou, Jinguo Wang, Minjie Jiang, Haihong Chen, Jingyu Zhang, Wei Zhang, Xiaoqing Feng, Yuehua Lei, Baoheng Xiao and Peng Guo. Heterozygous Single Nucleotide Polymorphic Loci in Haploid Gametophytes of Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Rhodophyta). Frontiers in Genetics 2019, 10: 1256.

3. Sadaf Riaz, Zeeshan Niaz, Sohrab Khan, Yuan Liu*, Zhenghong Sui*. Detection, characterization and expression dynamics of histone proteins in the dinoflagellate Alexandrium pacificum during growth regulation. Harmful Algae 2019, 87: 101630.

4. Sadaf Riaz, Zhenghong Sui*, Zeeshan Niaz, Sohrab Khan, Yuan Liu, Haoxin Liu. Distinctive nuclear features of dinoflagellates with a particular focus on histone and histone-replacement proteins. Microorganisms 2018, 6: 128.

5. Yiyi Hu, Zhenghong Sui*, Wei Zhou, Jinguo Wang, Lianpeng Chang, Weihua Guo, Binbin Li. Development of genomic simple sequence repeat markers and genetic diversity analysis of Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Rhodophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology 2018, 30(1): 707-716.

6. Liliang Guo, Zhenghong Sui*, Yuan Liu. Quantitative analysis of dinoflagellates and diatoms community via Miseq sequencing of actin gene and v9 region of 18S rDNA. Scientific Reports 2016, 6: 34709.

7. Wei Zhou, Zhenghong Sui*, Jinguo Wang, Yiyi Hu, Kyoung Ho Kang, Hye Ran Hong, Zeeshan Niaz, Huihui Wei, Qingwei Du, Chong Peng, Ping Mi, Zhou Que. Effects of sodium bicarbonate concentration on growth, photosynthesis and carbonic anhydrase activity of macroalgae Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis, Gracilaria vermiculophylla and Gracilaria chouae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Photosynthesis Research 2016, 128: 259-270.

8. Qingwei Du, Guiqi Bi, Yunxiang Mao*, Zhenghong Sui*. The complete chloroplast genome of Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Rhodophyta) gives new insight into the evolution of family Gracilariaceae. Journal of Phycology 2016, 52 (3): 441-450.

9. Wei Zhou, Zhenghong Sui*, Jinguo Wang, Yiyi Hu, Kyoung Ho Kang, Hak Bae Kim, Zeeshan Niaz. Mass cultivation of economically important red alga Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta) from tetraspores and carpospores. Aquaculture 2016, 460: 25-31.

10. Shu Zhang, Zhenghong Sui*, Lianpeng Chang, KyoungHo Kang, Jinhua Ma, Fanna Kong, Wei Zhou, JinguoWang, Liliang Guo, Huili Geng , Jie Zhong, QingxiaMa. Transcriptome de novo assembly sequencing and analysis of the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella using the Illumina Platform. Gene 2014, 537: 285–293.


1. The 2nd prize of National Award for Science and Technology Progress

2. The 1nd prize of State Oceanic Administration for Marine Science and Technology Progress

3. The 1nd prize of Ministry of Education Award for Science and Technology Progress

4. The 2nd prize of Ministry of Education Award for Science and Technology Progress

5. The 2nd prize of Ocean Engineering Science and Technology