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Former IEG Members

NameFormer position
Time in LabCurrent Position
Missy LeeOffice Manager2007-2017Retired
Zhili He, PhD
Associate Director, IEG
2005-2017Professor, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Kim Fairbanks
Office Manager2006-2007Real Estate Operations, OU
Joy Pelfry, BS
Lab Manager2006-2007Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, IMMY, Norman, OK

Former Graduate Students

NameDegree, Graduation Year
DissertationCurrent Position
Yujia QinPhD 2018Studying microbial community diversities by developing high-throughput experimental techniques and computational tools  
Daniel CurtisPhD 2018

An Investigation into the Influence of Subsurface Geochemistry on Microbial Communities in an Unconfined Contaminated Aquifer

 

    USDA
Wenbin LiuPhD 2017Biofuels (Hydrogen and ethanol) Production of Clostridium by Cellulose Bioconversion  
Feifei LiuPhD, 2017The impact of long-term elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide on belowground microbial community at contrast nitrogen condiditons 
Zhou "Jason" Shi

PhD, 2017

Development of high-throughput experimental and computational technologies for analyzing microbial functions and interactions in environmental metagenomicsPostdoctoral Fellow, UCSF Gladstone Institutes
Mengteng "Maggie" YuanPhD, 2017Responses of soil microbial communities to climate warmingPostdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
Tao Xu
PhD, 2016Functional genomics studies of Clostridium cellulolyticum for lignocellulose bioconversionPostdoctoral Fellow, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston
Ming XiePhD, 2016The eco-physiology, stress response regulation, and engineering of Shewanella species for industrial adn environmental applicationsAssitant Scientist, University of Texas-Dallas
Cong WangMS, 2016Shifts of soil microbial comunities in Alaskan tundra in response to long-term warmingGraduate Student, University of Michigan
Lina Shen
No degree, 2012-2015  
Qichao Tu
PhD, 2014Metagenomic insights into microbial community responses to long-term elevated CO2Assitant Professor, Zhejiang University, China
Depeng Xu
MS, 2014Stochastic assembly leads to distinct community functions in microbial electrolysis cells biofilm systemGraduate Student, University of Arkansas
Rong Song
MS, 2014Evolution and adaptation of salt-adapted Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough to eleveated temperature: fitness and trade-off 
Yue HuangMS, 2013Genomic analysis reveals linkages between functional diversity and architectural complexity of the cellulosomeChina
Yunyu "Irene" ChenMS, 2011
Functional characterizatoion [sic] of Crp/Fnr-type global transcriptional regulators in Desulfovibrio vulgaris HildenboroughResearch Assistant, Baylor College of Medicine
Mark PinkertonNo degree, 2010-2011 Graduate Research Assistant, Rutgers University
Jingrong Chen
MS, 2009Functional characterization of OmcB and OmcE from Shewanella putrefaciens W3-18-1 in iron (III) reductionOklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Patricia WaldronNo degree, 2006-2008 Freelance science writer, New York

Former Postdocs

NameTime in PositionReceived PhD From
Current Position
Renmao Tian, PhD2016-2019University of Hong Kong of Science and TechnologyIllinois Institute of Technology 
Shuhong Gao, PhD2016-2019University of Queensland, Australia 
Lauren Hale, PhD2014-2018University of California, RiversideUSDA
Arthur Escalas, PhD
2015-2017Universite Montpellier, France
Postdoc,  
Ping Zhang, PhD
2009-2016University of Arkansas
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
James Voordeckers, PhD2009-2016Rutgers University
 
Daliang Ning, PhD
2012-2016Tsinghua University, China
Research Scientist (Bioinformatist), OU

Jie Deng, PhD

2012-2016Michigan State University
Associate Professor, East China Normal University, China
Qichao Tu, PhD
2014-2015University of Oklahoma
Associate Professor, Zhejiang University

Tong Yuan, PhD

2010-2015University of OklahomaAssociate Professor, Henan Agricultural University
Qingyun Yan, PhD
2014-2015
Institute of Hydrobiology, CAS, WuhanAssociate Professor, Sun Yat-sen University
Yongchao Li, PhD
2011-2015Cornell University
Medical Technologist, EASTAR Health System, OK
Christopher Hemme, PhD
2003-2015University of Missouri, Columbus
Bioiformatics Core Coordinator, University of Rhode Island
Jianjun Wang, PhD
2014-2015Nanjing Institue of Geography and Limology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Associate Professor at Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yuan Li, PhD
2012-2014University of Tsukuba, Japan
 
Huaqun Yin, PhD
2012-2014Central South University
Central South University, Changsha
Ye Deng, PhD
2007-2014Zhejiang University
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES)
Shengjing Shi, PhD
2012-2014University of California at Berkeley
UC Berkeley
Kai Xue, PhD
2009-2014Cornell UniversityChina
Yongjin Lee, PhD
2009-2013University of GeorgiaAssistant Professor, Albany State University, Albany, GA
Jincai Ma, PhD
2011-2012Rutgers University
Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Lei Cheng, PhD
2010-2012North Carolina State University
Penn State Univ
Yihuei Jiang, PhD
2009-2011National Tsinghua University, Taiwan
 
Jin Zhang, PhD
2010-2011Iowa State University
Software Engineer, Facebook
Dongru Qiu, PhD
2008-2011Keo University, Japan
Professor, 100 Scholar Plan, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Joy Van Nostrand, PhD
2006-2010Medical University of South Carolina
Research Scientist, OU
Aifen Zhou, PhD
2006-2010Shandong University
Research Scientist, OU
Sanghoon Kang, PhD
2004-2010University of Virginia
Assistant Prof, Baylor University
Yuting Liang, PhD
2009-2010Tsinghua University
Changzhou Technology University, China
Aihua Liu, PhD
2008-2009Tohoku University, Japan
100 Scholar Plan, Qingdao Biomass Energy and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Housna Mouttaki, PhD
2007-2008University of Oklahoma
Head of Research and Development; intraPore, Germany
Helong Jiang, PhD
2006-2008University of Singapore
One Hundred Scholar, Professor, Institute of Lake and River, Chinese Academy of Science
Hongchen Jiang, PhD  2007-2008Miami University
Assistant Professor, China GeoSciences University
Laurie Kellogg, PhD
2005-2007University of MinnesotaAttorney, Huntsville Technology Law, AL
Youlboong Sung, PhD
2004-2006Georgia Institute of Technology
Staff Scientist, Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology, South Korea
Soumitra Barua, PhD2003-2006Nagoya Universiyt, Graduate School of Medicine
 
Haichun Gao, PhD
2002-2008Purdue University
Professor, Zhejiang University

Former Visitors

 

Name  

Time at IEG
 Name
Time at IEG
Xun Wang2018.10-2019.04   
Yigang Hu2018.11-2019.02 Zhongfang Li2017.05-2019.05
Xingxu Zhang

2018.03-

2019.02

 Gang Xu

2017.08

2018.01

WeiWei Lu

2018.01-2019.01

 Honggang Zhang

2018.12-

2019.01

Xiubin Ke

Biotech Research Institute, China

 

2017.11-

2018-11

 

Xiaojun Li

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 

 

2017.09-

2018-09

Yan He

Southern Medical University, China

 

2017.09-

2018.09

 

Jinyu Hou

Institute of Soil Science, China

 

2017.10-

2018.10

Tianjiao Dai

Peking University, China

2017.11-

2018-11

 

 

Zheng Gao

Shandong Agricultural University, China

 

2017.09-

2018.09

Ye Deng

Research Scientist
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences
Chinese Academy of Sciences

2017.1-2017.6 

Wei Zhang

Associate Professor
Xinjiang Normal University

2016.12-2017.6

Yong Li

Associate Professor, Western China Univ

2014.9-2017.6 

Xishu Zhou

Ph.D student, Central South University

2014.4-2017.3

Yan Chen

Research Scientist, ISS - Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

2016.10-2017.4 

Jing Tian

Associate Professor, Inst of Geographic Sci & Natural Research; Beijing

2016.6-2017-2

Xinfei Xie

Ph.D Candidate, Jinan U

2015.6-2016.12 

Aiyang Li

Ph.D. candidate at TU, Tsinghua University

2016.2-2016.5

Jiangang Pan

Associate Professor, Inner Mongolia Univ of Sci & Tech, Baotou, China

2015.10-2016.10 

Xinyu Ma

Tsinghua U

2015.10-2016.4

Tanguud  Xininigen

Associate Professor, Inner Mongolia Agricult/ Univ, Huhhot, Autonm. Region

2015.10-2016.10 

Yongdong Xu

Associate Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, WeiHai, Shandong

2014.3-2016.4

Zhengsheng Yu

Ph.D Student, Lanzhou University; Lanzhou, Gansu - China

2015.9-2016.9 

Bo Wu

Ph.D student, Huazhong Agricultural University

2013.9-2016.4

Junzhong Zhang

Associate Professor, Southwest Forestry Univ, Kunming, Yunnan, China

2015.9-2016.9 

Xueling Wu

Associate Professor, Central South Univ

2015.3-2016.3

Yupeng Fan

BS Student, Zhejiang U

2015.9-2016.8 

Yunxiao Chong

Associate Professor, South China Agricultural Univ, Guangzhou, China

2015.3-2016.3

Bin Feng

Scientist, Guangxi Forestry Department

2015.7-2016.6 

Anyi Hu

Associate Professor, Inst of Urban Development-CAS, Xiamen, China

2015.3-2016.3

Lei Chen

Ph.D. candidate at TU, Tsinghua University

2016.2-2016.5 

Yi Liu

Associate Professor, Inst of Subtropical Agriculture, Changsha, Hunan

2015.3-2016.3
   

Zhongzheng Chen

Associate Professor, South China Agricultural Univ, Guangzhou, China

2014.8-2015.8
     

Junde Dong

Professor, South China Sea Inst of Oceanology, CAS, Guangzhou

2015.8-2015.11 

Juan Li

Associate Professor, Hunan agricultural Univ

2015.1-2015.7

Acacio Navarrete

Postdoc, São Paulo Research Fdn (FAPESP)

2015.8-2015.11 

Jing Zhang

Associate Professor, Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology (IGA), Chinese Academy of Sciences

2014.12-2015.6

Kaihui Liu

Associate Professor, Shaanxi University of Technology, China

2014.11-2015.11 

Zhenxin Li

  Associate Profesor, Northeastern Normal University, Changchun city

2014.5-2015.5

Lebin Yin

Associate Professor, Shaoyang University, China

2014.10-2015.10 

Feiyan Pan

Lecturer, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University

2014.4-2015.5

Jiang Zhou

Ph.D student, China Univ of Geoscience, Wuhan, Hubei, China

2014.9-2015.9 

Lijun Chen

Ph.D student, Inst of Soil Science-CAS, Nanjing, China

2014.10-2015.1

Ze He

Chinese Acad of Geosciences

2015.3-2015.8 

Fenliang Fan

Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing

2013.12-2015.1

Yonghua Zhu

Professor, Hunan Univ, Changsha

2014.9-2014.12 

Jiabao Li

Associate Professor, Chendu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2013.3-2014.8

Xiaoxiao Zhang

Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing

2013.12-2014.12 

Chongqing Wen

Associate Professor, Guangdong Ocean University, Chin

2011.11-2014.6

Rongjiu Shi

Associate Professor, Inst of Applied Ecology; CAS; Shenyang China

2013.10-2014.12 

Lian Ma

Associate Professor, Coll of Life Science, Yangtze Univ, Hubei, China

2013.12-2014.6

Linwei Wu

Ph.D student, Tsinghua Univ

2013.10-2014.11 

Yu Zhang

Professor, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2013.7-2014.6

Yu Xia

Ph.D. student, Tsinghua Univ

2013.10-2014.10 

Hui Li

Research scientist, Inst of Applied Ecology; CAS; Shenyang China

2014.3-2014.5

Hua Qin

Associate Professor, Zhejiang A & F University

2013.11-2014.9 

Qingyun Yan

Associate Professor, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan

2013.4-2014.5

Wanpeng Wang

Associate Professor, The third institute of Oceanography State Oceanic Administration, Xiamen China

2013.10-2013.12 

Qiao Ma

Ph.D student, Dalian Technology University

2012.9-2013.8

Bin Liang

Ph.D student, Harbin Institute of Technology

2012.3-2013.11 

Yuanyuan Qu

Associate Professor, Dalian Technology University

2012.9-2013.8

Xiaobo Wang

Research scientist, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2013.4-2013.11 

Caiyun Yang

Ph.D student, Xiamen University

2011.9-2013.7

Yanying Zhang

Associate Professor, South China Sea Inst of Oceanology, Guangzhou, CAS

2013.8-2013.11 

Yu Wang

Ph.D student, Xianmen Univ

2011.12-2013.5

Di Cui

Ph.D student, Harbin Institute of Technology

2012.9-2013.9   

Dongrui Zhou

Associate Professor, Hehai University

2012.2-2012.9 

Lingfang Gao

Ph.D candidate, Harbin Institute of Technoloy

2009.1-2012.9

Yunfu Gu

Associate Professor, Sichun University

2011.9-2012.9 

Hamed Azarbad

Ph.D. candidate, VU  University, Amsterdam

2012.3-2012.4

Xiaofei Lu

Postdoc, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

2011.1-2012.8 

Xiaohui Wang

Postdoc, Tsinghua University

2011.9-2012.4

Jie Ma

Ph.D. candidate, Rice University, Texas

2012.4-2012.7 

Sharon Zhou

Master student, Central South University

2010.11-2012.3

Shouwen Chen

Professor, Huazhong Agricultural Professor

2012.1-2012.5 

Arthur Escalas

Ph.D. candidate, Université Montpellier II

2012.2-2012.3

Shijie Bai

Ph.D candidate, Xiamen University

2009.10-2011.10 

Jing Li

Associate Professor, Sichun University

2011.5-2011.7

Su Xu

Ph.D candidate, Wuhan Univ

2010.8-2011.8 

Zhengmei Lu

Associate Professor, Zhangjiang Univ

2008.12-2011.3

Pigang Liu

Associate Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology

2009.11-2011.8   

Fabiana Paula

Ph.D candidate, University of Sao Paulo

2010.10-2010.12 

Jinbo Xiong

Ph. D Candidate, Huazhong Agricultural Univ

2008.9-2010.9

Jiangtao Li

Lecturer, Tongji University

2010.10-2010.12 

Yanfei Chen

Ph.D candidate, Zhejiang Univ

2010.2-2010.8

Wenzhong Liu

Ph.D candidate, Harbin Institute of Technoloy

2008.4-2010.10 

Lu Lin

Ph.D candidate, Qingdao Institute of Biomass Energy and Bioprocessing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2008.7-2010.6

Hao Yu

Ph.D candidate, Harbin Institute of Technoloy

2008.9-2010.10 

Xiaoyang Zhi

Ph. D Candidate, Yunnan Univ

2008.11-2010.5

Xinyu Li

Associate Professor, Shengyang Institute of Ecology, CAS

2010.4-2010.9 

Shengmu Xiao

Graduate Student, Donghua University

2009.4-2010.2

Jianping Xie

Ph.D candidate, Central South Univ

2007.5-2010.9   

Tuyong Yi

Associate Professor, Huanan Agri Univ

2008.9-2009.12 

Yuting Liang

Graduate Student, Tsinghua Univ

2006.12-2009.3

Jian Wang

Ph. D Candidate, Tsinghua Univ

2008.10-2009.9 

Yili Liang

Graduate Student, Central South Univ

2006.3-2009.1

Meiying Xu

Associate Professor, Guangzhou Institute of Microbiology

2006.8-2008.9 

Manuela di Lorenzo

Graduate Student, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology

2008.5-2008.5

Qichao Tu

Graduate Student, Zhejiang Univ

2007.8-2008.8 

Jie Yu

Scientist, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS)

2008.3-2008.5

Lur Epelde

Graduate Student, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, The Netherlands

2008.7-2008.7 

Di Liu

Scientist, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS)

2008.2-2008.5

Eiko Kuramae

Graduate Student, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, The Netherlands

2008.7-2008.7 

Zhiguo Fang

Graduate Student, Eco-Environmental Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2006.8-2008.5

Guochun Ding

Graduate Student, Julius Kühn-Institut Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Institut für Epidemiologie und Pathogendiagnostik

2008.6-2008.7   

Ye Deng

Graduate Student, Zhejiang Univ

2005.12-2007.12 

Neslihan Tas

Graduate Student, Wageningen Univ, The Netherlands

2006.12-2007.5

Olivia Mason

Graduate Student, Oregon State Univ

2007.9-2007.10 

Gina La Spada

Graduate Student, Istituto Sperimentale Talassografico, CNR, Messina, Italy

2006.12-2007.5

Aijie Wang

Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology

2007.7-2007.8 

Fengping Wang

Professor, The 3rd Institute of Oceanography

2006.11-2007.3