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Luogen Cheng Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Molecular Genetic Mechanisms of Resistance
  • Chemical Protection and Genetic Toxicology

Educational Background

PhD, College of Plant Protection, Nanjing Agricultural University (1998)

MA, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University (1995)

BA, College of Life Sciences, Anhui Normal University, (1984)

Research Projects

  • The Research of the Role and Molecular Mechanism of UBL40, in the Diamondback Moth Under the Stress of Deltamethrin(National Natural Science Foundation of China, Nos. 31460482, 2015-2018)
  • Stress Induced and Functional Analysis of the Insecticide to Ubiquitin Proteome in Diamondback Moth (National Natural Science Foundation of China, Nos. 31071974, 2011-2013)

Journal Articles

  • Liu W, Xu Q, Chi Q P, Hu J L, Li F L, Cheng L G. Up-regulated expression of Ran reveals its potential role to deltamethrin stress in Kc cells. Gene, 2016, 583:1-7
  • Hu J L, Jiao D X, Xu Q, Ying X L, Liu W, Chi Q P, Ye Y T, Li X Y, Cheng L G. Identification of proteasome subunit beta type2 associated with deltamethrin detoxification in Drosophila Kc cells by cDNA microarray analysis and bioassay   analyses. Gene, 2016, 582: 85-93
  • Chi Q P, Li F L, Liu W, Xu Q, Hu J L, Cheng Y, Jing X J, Cheng L G. Analysis of UB and L40 resistance related to deltamethrin in Drosophila Kc cells. Gene, 2016, 575: 399-406
  • Hu J L, Xu Q, Chi Q P, Liu W, Li F L, Cheng L G. Identification of proteasome alpha6 subunit associated with deltamethrine resistance in Drosophila melanogaster Kc cells. Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology, 2016, 91(2): 124-134
  • Cheng L G, Du Y Q, Hu J L, Jiao D X, Li J, Zhou Z. Proteomic analysis of ubiquitinated protens from deltamethrin-resistant and susceptible strains of the diamondback moth, Plutella Xylostella L. Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology, 2015, 90(2): 70-88
  • Zhang H, Li F L, Cheng C, Jiao D X, Zhou Z, Cheng L G.The identification and characterization of a new deltamethrin resistance-associated geneUBL40 in the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L). Gene, 2013, Gene, 2013, 530: 51-56
  • Zhang H, Cheng C, Li F L, Gu S Y, Zhou Z, Cheng L G. Cloning and characterization of ubiquitin ribosome fusion gene RpS27a, deltamethrin resistance–associated gene from diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella L.). Turkish Journal of Zoology, 2013:37:506-513
  • Zhang H, Li F L, Cheng C, Liu B D, Cheng L G. cDNA representational difference analysis of deltamethrin-resistant and susceptible strains of diamondback moth. Pakistan J. Zool., 2013, 45(2): 511-519
  • Zhou X, Liao Z, Jia Q D, Cheng L G*, Li F*. Identification and characterization of Piwi subfamily in insects. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Comunications, 2007,362:126-131
  • Zhang T, Shi Z Q, Hu L B, Cheng L G, Wang F. Antifungal compounds from Bacillus subtilis B-FS06 inhibiting the growth of Aspergillus flavus.World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2008, 24: 783-788
  • Zhou X, Xu Y L, Cheng L G, Li F. Computational identification and evolutional analysis of Piwi subfamily in 11 Drosophila species. Insect Science,2008,15, 537-544
  • Cheng L G, Wang X Z, ChenZ H, Li Z Y. cDNA representational difference analysis of the deltamelthrin-resistant and -susceptible populations in diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella L.). Journal of Applied Entomology, 2005, 129(9-10): 515-520
  • Cheng L G, Zhang H, Chen Z H, Li Z Y. Genetic analysis of resistance to dimehypo in diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella L. (Lepid., Plutellidae), by representational difference analysis. Journal of Pest Science, 2005, 78: 117–122


Introduction to Human Genetics, Science Press, 2015

Genetics, Science Press, 2013

Genetic Experiment, Science Press, 2013


UBL40 of Diamondback Moth and Its Application in Management of Resistant to Deltamethrin, ZL 2013 1 0362127.3

Honors and Awards

Excellent tutor in Nanjing Normal University (2010)

Excellence Teaching Fruit Award (2002)

Academic Title

Director, Jiangsu Genetics Society

Director, Jiangsu Entomological Society