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Human Pathogenic Fungi Infection and Virulence Evolution

Principal Investigator: Linqi Wang

Phone: 86-10-64806184

Email: wanglq@im.ac.cn





Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Science

Adjunct Professor,  University of Science and Technology of China

The National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars, NSFC


2014.12-present: Professor of IMCAS

2010-2014:  Post Doctoral Fellow,  Texas A&M University

2010-2010:  Post Doctoral Fellow, New York University

2003-2009:  Doctor, Institute of Microbiology, CAS

1998-2002:  Bachelor, Department of Microbiology, Shandong University

Adjunct Research Position

Associate Faculty Member of Faculty of 1000

Director of the Youth Committee of General Microbiology, Chinese Society of Microbiology

Deputy Director of the Genetic and Molecular Biology Committee of Mycological Society of China

Deputy Director of the Microbial Genetics Professional Committee of the Chinese Genetic Society

Served as a reviewer for PLoS PathogensmBioMolecular MicrobiologyCritical Reviews in MicrobiologyEukaryotic CellApplied and Environmental Microbiology, Fungal Genetics and Biology, PLoS ONE and Scientific reports magazine


2017  "Fanglan Dai" Outstanding Youth Award

2016   The National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars, NSFC

2013-2014  Faculty 1000 Member Travel Grant, Faculty of 1000

2011   Eukaryotic Cell Outstanding Young Investigator Award,American Society of


2011   National Nomination Award for Hundred Excellent Doctoral Dissertations, Ministry of Education

2010   The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2009   President Scholarship, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2009   Outstanding graduate of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Representative Papers (*Corresponding Author)

1. Liu L#, He GJ#, Chen L#, Zheng J, Chen Y, Shen L, Tian X, Li E, Yang E, Liao G, Wang L* (2018) Genetic basis for coordination of meiosis and sexual structure maturation in Cryptococcus neoformansElife. Oct 3;7. doi: 10.7554/eLife.38683. (Elife editor digest, F1000 recommendBpoD recommend) 


2. Tian X#, He GJ#, Hu P#, Chen L, Tao C, Cui YL, Shen L, Ke W, Xu H, Zhao Y, Xu Q, Bai F, Wu B, Yang E, Lin X, Wang L* (2018)Cryptococcus neoformans sexual reproduction is controlled by a quorum sensing peptide. Nature Microbiology. May 21. doi: 10.1038/s41564-018-0160-4.(headline paper of Nature Microbiology in June 2008,F1000 recommend) 


3. Wang L* and Lin X* (2015)  The morphotype heterogeneity in Cryptococcus neoformansCurr Opin Microbiol. Jun 18;26:60-64. 


4. Wang L#*, Tian X#, Gyawali R, Upadhyay S, Foyle D, Wang G, Cai J and Lin X* (2014)  Morphotype transition and sexual reproduction are genetically associated in a ubiquitous environmental pathogen. PLoS Pathogens. e1004185. (PLoS Pathogens advanced research) 


5. Wang L, Tian X, Gyawali R, and Lin X*. (2013)Fungal adhesion protein guides community behaviors and autoinduction in a paracrine manner. PNAS. 110(28):11571-6.(F1000 recommend)


6. Wang L and Lin X. (2012) Morphogenesis in fungal pathogenicity: shape, size, and surface. PLoS Pathogens.  8(12):e1003027.  


7. Wang L, Zhai B, and Lin X. (2012) The link between morphotype transition and virulence in Cryptococcus neoformansPLoS Pathogens. 8(6):e1002765 .(PLoS Pathogens advanced researchF1000 recommend)