Research Groups

Lab of Marine Ecology


Research Interests

1. Marine ecological restoration in typical costal environments;

2. The causes and consequences of macroalgal blooms;

3. The toxic mechanisms of marine organic pollutants on phytoplankton and zooplankton.

Group Members


Dr. TANG Xuexi  唐学玺


Dr. WANG Ying  王影

Associate Professor

Dr. ZHAO Yan  赵妍

Associate Professor

Dr. ZHANG Xinxin  张鑫鑫

Associate Professor

WANG Hualong

Dr. XIAO Hui  肖慧



1 project of Key Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

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

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

3 projects of National Key Research and Development Program of China (participant)

Representative Publications and Achievements


1. Qu, T., Zhao, X., Hao, Y., Zhong, Y., Guan, C., Hou, C., Tang X* & Wang, Y*. (2020). Ecological effects of Ulva prolifera green tide on bacterial community structure in Qingdao offshore environment. Chemosphere, 244, 125477.

2. Chen, J., Shang, S., Wu, X., Zhong, H., Zhao, C., Wei, Q., ... & Tang, X*. (2019). Genomic analysis and adaptive evolution of the RIG-I-like and NOD-like receptors in reptiles. International journal of biological macromolecules, 134, 1045-1051.

3. Zhao, X., Zhong, Y., Zhang, H., Qu, T., Jiang, Y., Tang, X*., & Wang, Y*. (2019). Cooperation between photosynthetic and antioxidant systems: an important factor in the adaptation of Ulva prolifera to abiotic factors on the sea surface. Frontiers in plant science, 10, 648.

4. Yirong Zhao, Xuexi Tang*, Mengchen Lv, Qian Liu, Jun Li, Bihan Zhang, Luying Li, Xinxin Zhang, Yan Zhao*, The molecular response mechanisms of a diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana to the toxicity of BDE-47 based on whole transcriptome analysis, Aquatic toxicology, 229(2020), 105669.

5. Jun Li, Kehou Pan, Xuexi Tang*, Baohua Zhu, Yun Li, Yan Zhao*, The molecular mechanisms of Chlorella sp. responding to high CO2: A study based on comparative transcriptome analysis between strains with high- and low-CO2 tolerance, Science of the Total Environment, 763(26)(2021),144185

6. Li X#, Xiao H#, Zhang W, Li Y, Tang X*, Duan J*, Yang Z, Wang J, Guan F, Ding G. Analysis of cultivable aerobic bacterial community composition and screening for facultative sulfate-reducing bacteria in marine corrosive steel. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 2018,1-15. doi: 10.1007/s00343-019-7400-1.

7. Zhang Wei, Tang Xuexi*, Yang Yingying, Zhang Xin, Zhang Xinxin*. Elevated pCO2 level affects the extracellular polymer metabolism of Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Frontier in Microbiology, 2019, 11: 339.

8. Wu, X., Zhang, H., Chen, J., Shang, S., Yan, J., Chen, Y., Tang X*& Zhang, H. (2017). Analysis and comparison of the wolf microbiome under different environmental factors using three different data of Next Generation Sequencing. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 1-11.

9. Qu P, Liu, CY, Pang M, Tang X*. Trophic structure of common marine species in the Bohai Strait, North China Sea, based on carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios[J]. Ecological Indicators, 2016, 405-415.

10. Sha J , Wang Y , Chen H , Tang X*. Using population demographic parameters to assess impacts of two polybrominated diphenyl ethers (BDE-47, BDE-209) on the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis. Ecotoxicology & Environmental Safety, 2015, 119:106-115.


1.《Restoration ecology》, Editor in chief: Li Yongqi, Tang Xuexi,Ocean Univieristy of China Press,2016

2.《Marine ecological disasters science》,Editor in chief: Tang Xuexi etc.,Ocean Press,2019.


1.Innovation:The methods and instruments mimicking the outbreak of green tide, No:ZL 201810863666.8 2.Innovation:The establish of marine micro-universe and fast evaluation of the toxicity of pollutants from oil spill,No:ZL201611072299.7



1. Marine science and technology award of State Oceanic Administration, P. R. China, 2014.

2. Marine science and technology award of State Oceanic Administration, P. R. China, 2016.

3. Shandong science and technology award, P. R. China, 2018.

4. Marine science and technology award of State Oceanic Administration, P. R. China, 2020.