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Shuzhen Yan Associate Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Diversity and ecology of rhizosphere microorganisms and endophytes and their utilization.
  • Bioactivity research and development of bacteria, actinomyces and fungi in the treatment of agricultural waste and the control of plant disease.
  • Fungal diversity and taxonomy.

Educational background

BA, Plant Protection, Jilin Agricultural University, China (1986)

Research Projects

  • Jiangsu Provincial Natural Science Foundation: Studies on endophytic bacteria with activities inhibiting and killing nematode and secreted active proteins (BK2012848, 2012.07-2015.12)

Journal Articles

  • Zhao N, Lin X, Qi SS, Luo ZM, Chen SL, Yan SZ*, 2016. De novo transcriptome assembly in Shiraia bambusicola to investigate putative genes involved in the biosynthesis of Hypocrellin A. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17(3): 311, DOI: 10.3390/ijms17030311 (*Corresponding author)
  •  He G, Chen SL, YanSZ, 2016. Morphological and molecular evidence for a new species in Clavulina from southwestern China. Mycoscience, 57(4): 255-263, DOI: 10.1016/j.myc.2016.03.002 (*Corresponding author)
  • He G, Wang PR, Chen SL, Yan SZ, 2016. An unexpected discovery of clavarioid fungi: First record of Lepidostroma asianum in China. Mycoscience, 57(2): 150-155, DOI: 10.1016/j.myc.2015.12.006 (*Corresponding author)
  •  Wang Na, Tao Wei, Chen Shuanglin, Yan Shuzhen*, 2016. Colonization trends of endophytic bacteria in cotton and their biological control effect on cotton Verticillium wilt. Journal of Plant Protection, 43(2): 207-214, DOI: 10.13802/j.cnki.zwbhxb. (*Corresponding author)
  • Liu QS, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. Species diversity of myxomycetes associated with different terrestrial ecosystems, substrata (microhabitats), and environmental factors. Mycological Progress, 14(5): 27. DOI 10.1007/s11557-015-1048-9
  • Qi SS, Fan Y, Gong ZN, Yan SZ, Zhao BT, Chen SL, 2015. Genetic diversity of Shiraia bambusicola from East China assessed using ISSR markers. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 59: 239-245, DOI: 10.1016/j.bse.2015.01.007
  • Zhou SL, Yan SZ, Liu QS, Chen SL, 2015. Diversity of endophytic fungi associated with the foliar tissue of a hemi-parasitic plant Macrosolen cochinchinensis. Current Microbiology, 70(1): 58-66, DOI: 10.1007/s00284-014-0680-y
  • Liu QS, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. Further resolving the phylogeny of Myxogastria (Slime Molds) based on COI and SSU rRNA genes. Russian Journal of Genetics 51(1): 39-45, DOI: 10.1134/S1022795414110076
  • Li Q, Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. A phylogenetic study of Physarida based on rDNA ITS sequence. Mycosystema, 34(3): 424-433 (in Chinese)
  • Qi SS, Lin X, Zhang MM, Yan SZ, Yu SQ, Chen SL, 2014. Preparation and evaluation of hypocrellin A loaded poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy. RSC Advances, 4(75): 40085-40094, DOI: 10.1039/c4ra05796a
  • Yan SZ, Guo MQ, Chen SL, 2014. Two new species of Diacheopsis from China. Myxotaxon, 128: 173-178,
  • Wu ZY, Yan SZ, Zhou SL, Chen SL, 2014. Diversity of endophytic mycobiota in Fortunearia sinensis. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 34: 160-164
  • Zhou SL, Yan SZ, Wu ZY, Chen SL, 2014. Endophytic fungi associated with Macrosolen tricolor and its host Camellia oleifera. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2014, 30(6): 1775-1784, DOI: 10.1007/s11274-014-1600-9
  • Liu QS, Yan SZ, Dai JY, Chen SL, 2013. Species diversity of corticolous myxomycetes in Tianmu Mountain National Nature Reserve, China. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 59(12): 803-813, DOI: 10.1139/cjm-2013-0360
  • Zhou SL, Yan SZ, Wu ZY, Chen SL, 2013. Detection of endophytic fungi within foliar tissues of Camellia oleifera based on rDNA ITS sequences. Mycosystema, 32: 819-830
  • Fu SY, Chen SL, Yan SZ*, 2013. Colonization dynamics of endophytic bacteria in Capsicum annuum and their control effects on pepper Phytophthora blight. Chinese Journal of Biological Control, 29: 561-568 (in Chinese) (*Corresponding author)
  • Dai Q, Yan SZ, Yao HQ, Chen SL, 2013. Myxomycetes diversity in hilly forests of East China. Biodiversity Science, 21: 507-513 (in Chinese)
  • Wang MX, Liu J, Chen SL, Yan SZ*, 2012. Isolation, characterization and colonization of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate deaminase-producing bacteria XG32 and DP24. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 28(3): 1155-1162, DOI: 10.1007/s11274-011-0918-9 (*Corresponding author)
  • Wang MX, Qin JJ, Chen SL, Yan SZ*, 2012. The relationship and combination effects on the promotion and disease control of rhizospheric actinomycetes and entophytic bacteria in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). African Journal of Agricultural Research, 7(24): 3560-3568, DOI: 10.5897/AJAR11.1367 (*Corresponding author)
  • Peng S, Yang R, Yan SZ*, Chen SL, 2012. Control effect of the antinematode endophytic bacteria and rhizosphere actinomycetes to root-knot nematodes of tomato plant. Acta Phytophylacica Sinica, 39: 63-69 (in Chinese) (*Corresponding author)
  • Wu MQ, Chen SL, Wang MX, Yan S*, 2011. An analysis of the genetic diversity and genetic structure of Eucommia ulmoides using inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers. African Journal of Biotechnology, 10(84): 19505-19513, DOI: 10.5897/AJB11.1715 (*Corresponding author)
  • Peng S, Yan SZ*, Chen SL, 2011. Screening endophytic bacteria against plant-parasitic nematodes. Acta Microbiologica Sinica, 51: 368-376 (in Chinese) (*Corresponding author)
  • Yan SZ, Liu QS, Chen SL, Li Y, 2010. Notes on Myxomycetes from Qinghai, China,Mycosystema, 29(6): 852-856
  • Qin JJ, Yan SZ*, Chen SL, 2010. The growth-promotion on pepper and control of Phytophthora capsici by endophytic bacterium agents. Acta Phytophylacica Sinica, 31(4): 325-330 (in Chinese) (*Corresponding author)
  • Shen P, Yan SZ*, Chen SL, Cui XC, Li L, 2008. Growth promotion and control for blight of endophytic bacterium with ACC deaminase in capsicum. Acta Phytophylacica Sinica, 35: 28-35 (in Chinese) (*Corresponding author)


Chen SL, Huang Z, Yan SZ, 2016. Utilization of producing anthraquinones from a strain of Acremonium cucurbitacearum. China, ZL 201410144833.5

Chen SL, Qi SS, Yan SZ, 2016. Preparation and properties of a kind of water-soluble hypocrellin loaded poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) nanoparticles. China, ZL 201410198946.3

Yan SZ, Chen YL, Hu HJ, Chen SL, 2016. A strain of Bacillus cereus and its nematode-killing protein. China, ZL 201410164404.4

Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2015. A device inoculating root by means of minor injury and its use method. China, ZL 201310256964.8 

Yan SZ, Chen SL Xu F, 2014. A method for obtaining plant endophytic bacteria degrading toxin protein of Verticillium dahlia and the application of these endophytic bacteria in the control of plant Verticillium wilt. China, ZL 201210353227.5

Chen SL, Zhang L, Yan SZ, 2014. A strain of Shewanella putrefaciens and its application in the treatment of organic waste. China, ZL 201210383497.0

Yan SZ, Fu SY, Chen SL XF, 2014.A strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens and its control method for pepper Phtophthora blight disease. China, 201310075560.9

Chen SL, Bao YC, Yan SZ, 2013. Industrial production method of bio-fertilizer inoculation agent to manure for shard. China, ZL201110086725.3

Chen SL, Yan SZ, 2012. A strain of Bacillus subtilis and its application in the treatment of dairy farm liquid waste. China, ZL 201110175202.6

Yan SZ, Chen SL, 2012. A strain of Paenibacillus and its utilization. China, ZL 201010579186.2

Chen SL, Yan SZ, Jiang LJ, 2011. A production method of compound microbial inoculum. China, ZL 200910029205.1 


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