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Faculty

Bin Lian Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Process and mechanisms in the microbe-mineral interaction
  • Effect of microbes on the carbonate weathering and carbon sequestration
  • Microbial flocculation for the treatment of wastewater containing heavy metals
Bio: 

Educational Background

PhD, Institute of geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2000)

MA, Zhejiang Agriculture University, China (1988)

BA, Anhwei Normal University, China (1985)

Research Projects

  • Selected Projects as a Principle Investigator
  • Microbe-carbonate-silicate mineral interactions and their effects on the carbon migration and conversion, National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 41373078), 01/2014-12/2017
  • Effect of Aspergillus niger on the biochemical weathering and regulation mechanism of the minerals bearing potassium, National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 41173091), 01/2012-12/2015
  • Bio-transformation of rock powders bearing potassium and agricultural utilization technology, National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (No. 2008AA06Z108), 01/2008-12/2010

Journal Articles

  • Wang WY, Sun JJ, Dong CL, Lian B*. Biotite weathering by Aspergillus niger and its potential utilisation. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 2016, 16:1901-1910
  • Cao Chengliang; Jiang Jihong; Sun Henry; Huang Ying; Tao Faxiang; Lian Bin*. Carbonate mineral formation under the influence of limestone-colonizing actinobacteria: morphology and polymorphism. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2016, 7:366
  • Hao JC, Lian, B*, Liu HF, Lu XH. The Release of Phosphorus from Sediment to Lake Water Induced by Cyanobacterial Blooms and Phosphorus Removal by Cell Harvesting. Geomicrobiology Journal, 2016, 33(3-4):347-353
  • Xiao LL, Lian B*, Hao JC, LiuCQ and Wang SJ. Effect of carbonic anhydrase on silicate weathering and carbonate formation at present day CO2 concentrations compared to primordial values. Scientific Reports. 2015, 5, 7733
  • Wang WY, Lian B*, and Pan L. An RNA-sequencing study of the genes and metabolic pathways involved in Aspergillus niger weathering of potassium feldspar. Geomicrobiology Journal, 2015, 32(8): 689-700
  • Li H, Lian B*, Ding YH, Nie CC, Zhang QM. Bacterial diversity in the central black component of Maotai Daqu and its flavor analysis. Annals of Microbiology, 2014,64(4): 1659-1669
  • Xiao LL, Hao JC, Wang WY, Lian B*, Shang GD, Yang YW, Liu CQ, Wang SJ. The up-regulation of carbonic anhydrase genes of Bacillus mucilaginosus under soluble Ca2+ deficiency and the heterologously expressed enzyme promotes calcite dissolution. Geomicrobiology Journal, 2014, 31(7):632-641
  • Hao JC, Xiao LL, Liu HF, Shi LJ, Xu XY, Lian, B*, Liu CQ. Adsorption of hexavalent chromium onto organic bentonite modified by the use of iron(III) chloride. Water Science and Technology. 2014;70(4):664-70
  • Qu Y,Lian B*. Bioleaching of rare earth and radioactive elements from red mud using Penicillium tricolor RM-10. Bioresource Technology, 2013, 136:16-23
  • Qu Y,Lian B*, Mo BB, Liu CQ. Biological leaching of heavy metals from red mud using Aspergillus niger. Hydrometallurgy, 2013, 136:71-77
  • Xiao B, Lian B*, Sun L. L., Shao W. L. Gene transcription response to weathering of K-bearing minerals by Aspergillus fumigatus. Chemical Geology, 2012, 306-307:1-9
  • Hou, WG*, Lian B*, Dong HL, Jiang HC, Wu XL. Distinguishing ectomycorrhizal and saprophytic fungi using carbon and nitrogen isotopic compositions, Geoscience Frontiers, 2012, 3(3):351-356
  • Yi Z, Lian B*. Adsorption of U(VI) by Bacillus mucilaginosus. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2012, 293(1): 321-329
  • Xiao B, Lian B*, Shao WL. Do bacterial secreted proteins play a role in the weathering of potassium-bearing rock powder? Geomicrobiology Journal, 2012, 29(6):497-50
  • Hou WG Lian B*, Zhang XQ, CO2 mineralization induced by fungal nitrate assimilation. Bioresource Technology, 2011,102:1562-1566
  • Liu DF., Lian B*, Wang B, Jiang GF. Degradation of potassium rock by earthworms and responses of bacterial communities in its gut and surrounding substrates after being fed with mineral. PLoS ONE, 2011, 6(12): e28803
  • Lian B*, Yuan DX, Liu ZH. Effect of microbes on karstification in karst ecosystems. Chinese Science Bulletin, 2011, 56 (35):3743-3747
  • Mo BB, Lian B*. Hg(II) Adsorption by Bacillus mucilaginosus: mechanism and equilibrium parameters. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2011,27(2):1063-1070
  • Zhang SY, Lian B*. Continuous degradation of 2-naphthol and its metabolites by coupling Aspergillus niger with Bacillus subtilis. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2010, 22(5):669-674
  • Lian B*, Chen Y, Tang Y. Microbes on carbonate rock and pedogenesis in karst region. Journal of Earth Science,2010,21:293-296
  • Zang SY, Lian B*. Synergistic degradation of 2-naphthol by Fusarium proliferatum and Bacillus subtilis in wastewater. Journal of Hazardous Materials,2009,166(1):33-38
  • Zhang ZC, Lian B*, Cui FJ. Compare activities on regulating lipid-metabolism and reducing oxidative stress of diabetic rats of Tremella aurantialba broth’s extract (TBE) with its mycelia polysaccharides. Journal of Food Science, 2009, 74(1):16-22
  • Lian B, Wang B, Pan M, Liu CQ, and Teng HH*. Microbial release of potassium from k-bearing minerals by thermophilic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2008,72(1):87-98
  • Lian B*,Chen Y,Zhao J,Teng HH. Microbial Flocculation by Silicate Bacterium Bacillus mucilaginosus: applications and mechanisms. Bioresource Technology, 2008,99(11):4825-4831
  • Lian B*, Zang JP, Hou WG, Yuan S and Smith DL. PCR-based sensitive detection of edible fungus Boletus edulis from rDNA ITS sequences. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology,2008,11(3):1-8
  • Zhang ZC, Lian B*, Cui FJ. Effect of FeSO4 treatment on glucose metabolism in diabetic rats. Biometals, 2008, 21:685-691
  • Lian B*, Dong YR, Hou WG, Tong LH and Yuan S. Ectomycorrhizal fungi in Jiangsu Province, China. Pedosphere,2007,17(1):30-35
  • Lian B, Hu QN, Ji JF, Chen J and Teng HH*. Carbonate biomineralization induced by soil bacteria Bacillus megaterium. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2006, 70(22):5522-5535 
  • Lian B, Souleimanov A, Zhou XM, Smith DL*. In vitro induction of lipo-chitin- oligosaccharides production in Bradyrhizobium japonicum cultures by root extracts. Microbiological Research, 2002, 157(3) : 157-160
  • Lian B, Prithiviraj B, Souleimanov A, Smith DL*. Evidence for the production of chemical compounds analogous to nod factor by silicate bacteria GY92. Microbiological Research. 2001.156 (3):289-292
  • Lian B, Zhou XM, Miransari M, Smith DL*. Effects of salicylic acid on the development and root nodulation of soybean seedlings. J. Agronomy & Crop Science. 2000.185(3): 187-192.

Honors and Awards

Member of “Hundred Talent Program”, Chinese Academy of Sciences (08/2006-04/2012)

Second place, Guizhou Provincial Sci &Tech Advancement Award (12/2003)

Recipient of the State Department’s Special Allowance (09/2001)

Third place, Guizhou Provincial Sci & Tech Advancement Award (12/1994)

Third place, Guizhou Provincial Sci & Tech Advancement Award (12/1991)

Academic Title

Professor of Microbiology

Deputy director of professional committee of the earth's surface and biogeochemistry, Chinese Society of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry (04/2015-present)

Executive director of Jiangsu province association of biotechnology  (08/2012-present)

Contact

Tel:+86-025-85891050

E-mail:bin2368@vip.163.com & lianbin@njnu.edu.cn