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Faculty

Xiao-Yu Ding Professor

Research Interests: 
  • 1. DNA molecular markers for authenticating germplasm of medicinal plants
  • 2. Biotechnique of rare and endangered medicinal plants
  • 3. Conservation biology of rare and endangered medicinal plants
  • 4. Molecular phylogeny and molecular ecology of medicinal plants
  • 5. Phylogeography of medicinal plants
Bio: 

Employment & Education

2003.6- Present  Professor of Botany, College of Life Sciences, 
Nanjing Normal University,
Director of Institute of Plant Resources and Enviroment.

1998.9-2001.11  Ph. D in Medicinal Botany, China Pharmaceutical 
University (CPU).

1996.6-2003.5   Associate Professor, College of Life Sciences, 
Nanjing Normal University.

1991.7-1996.5   Lecturer, College of Life Sciences, 
Nanjing Normal University.

1989.7-1991.6   Assistant Professor, College of Life Sciences,
 Nanjing Normal University.

1986.9-1989.6   Master Degree in Botany, 
Nanjing Normal University (NNU).

1982.9-1986-6   Bachelor Degree in Biology, 
Nanjing Normal University (NNU).
 

Professional Activities

1. Director of “Jiangsu Provincial Engineering Research Center for Technical   Industrialization for Dendrobiums”

2. Member of professional committee of medicinal plants and herbal medicinal products, Chinese Botanical Society

3. Vice president of “Jiangsu Provincial Botanical Society”

4. Editorial member of Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica

5. Editorial member of Plant Resources and Environment


Grants

1. National Natural Science Foundation of China (31670330). Spatial and temporal pattern and mechanism of lineage differentiation and genetic diversity of rare Dendrobium hancockii, 2017.1-2020.12, PI

2. National Natural Science Foundation of China (31170300). Studies on phylogeography and conservation genetics of the endangered Dendrobium monilifome which distributed in East Asia, 2012 - 2015, PI.

3. National Natural Science Foundation of China (30870234). Studies on phylogeography and conservation genetics of the endangered Dendrobium officinale, 2009.1-2011.12, PI.

4. National Natural Science Foundation of China (30370144). Studies on genetic diversity and structure of the endangered Dendrobium officinale, 2004.1-2006.12, PI.

5. Key disciplines Project of "211", Studies on genetic diversity and structure of the endangered Dendrobium species, NNU, 2009.1-2012.12, PI.

6. Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (BK2008431). Studies on genetic diversity and structure of the endangered Dendrobium officinale using SSR markers, 2008.1- 2010.12, PI.

7. Doctorate Fund of the Ministry of Education (20093207110006). Studies on genetic diversity and structure of the endangered Dendrobium loddigesii, 2010.1-2012.12, PI.


Awards

1. Honor of 2002 Jiangsu province outstanding Ph. D. dissertation.

2.The project "Rare Chinese herbal identification and quality evaluation of Dendrobium research" was awarded the first prize of Natural Sciences of National Education Ministry (PRC) in 2008.

3. The fifth excellent journal article award of China science association in 2007.

4. The second prize of outstanding teaching achievements of Jiangsu province in 2005.

5. The award "Plant Biology" course was rated Jiangsu provincial excellent course in 2006.


Selected Publications

1. Zhu SY, Niu ZT, Xue QY, Wang H, Xie XZ, Ding XY*. Accurate authentication of Dendrobium officinale, and its closely related species by comparative analysis of complete plastomes. Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B, 2018, 8: 969-980. 3 

2. Niu ZT, Pan JJ, Xue QY, Zhu SY, Liu W, Ding XY*. Plastome-wide comparison reveals new snv resources for the authentication of Dendrobium huoshanense, and its corresponding medicinal slice (Huoshan Fengdou). Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B, 2018, 8: 466-477.

3. Niu ZT, Xue QY, Zhu SY, Sun JJ, Liu W, Ding XY*. The complete plastome sequences of four orchid species: Insights into the evolution of the Orchidaceae and the utility of plastomic mutational hotspots. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2017, 8: 715. 

4. Niu ZT, Zhu SY, Pan JJ, Li LD, Sun J, Ding XY*. Comparative analysis of Dendrobium plastomes and utility of plastomic mutational hotspots. Scientific Reports, 2017, 7: 2073. 

5. Niu ZT, Pan JJ, Zhu SY, Li LD, Xue QY, Liu W, Ding XY*. Comparative analysis of the complete plastomes of Apostasia wallichii and Neuwiedia singapureana (Apostasioideae) reveals different evolutionary dynamics of IR/SSC boundary among photosynthetic orchids. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2017, 8: 1713. 

6. Niu ZT, Xue QY, Wang H, Xie XZ, Zhu SY, Liu W, Ding XY*. Mutational Biases and GC-Biased Gene Conversion Affect GC Content in the Plastomes of Dendrobium Genus. International Journal Molecular Science, 2017, 18: 2307. 

7. Hou BW, Luo J, Zhang YS, Niu ZT, Xue QY, Ding XY*. Iteration expansion and regional evolution: phylogeography of Dendrobium officinale and four related taxa in southern China. Scientific Reports. 2017, 7: 43525. 

8. Ye ML, Liu W, Xue QY, Hou BW, Luo J, Ding XY*. Phylogeography of the endangered orchid Dendrobium moniliforme in East Asia inferred from chloroplast DNA sequences. Mitochondrial DNA. Part A, DNA mapping, sequencing, and analysis, 2017, 28 (6): 880. 

9.Ye ML, Liu W, Xue QY, Yan WJ, Hou BW, Luo J, Ding XY*. Phylogeography of endangered Dendrobium moniliforme, in East Asia based on mitochondrial DNA sequence variations. Biodiversity & Conservation, 2017(7): 1-16. 

10. Yan WJ, Niu ZT, Zhu SY, Ye ML, Ding XY*. The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Dendrobium nobile, Mitochondrial DNA, 2016, 27: 4090-4092. 

12. Yan WJ, Hou BW, Xue QY, Geng LX, Ding XY*. Different evolutionary processes in shaping the genetic composition of Dendrobium nobile in southwest China. Genetica, 2015, 143(3): 361-371. 

13. Luo J#, Hou BW#, Niu ZT, Liu W, Xue QY, Ding XY*. Comparative Chloroplast Genomes of Photosynthetic Orchids: Insights into Evolution of the Orchidaceae and Development of Molecular Markers for Phylogenetic Applications. Plos One, 2014, 9(6): e99016. 

14. Hou BW, Tian M, Luo J, Ji yuan, Xue QY, Ding XY*. Genetic diversity assessment and ex situ conservation strategy of the endangered Dendrobium officinale (Orchidaceae) using new trinucleotide microsatellite markers. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 2012, 298(8): 1383-1491. 

15. Cai XY, Feng ZY, Hou BW, Xing WR, Ding XY*. Development of microsatellite markers for genetic diversity analysis of Dendrobium loddigesii Rolfe, an endangered orchid in China. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 2012, 43,42-47.  (SCI)

16. Hou BW, Tian M, Luo J, Ji yuan, Xue QY, Ding XY*. Genetic diversity assessment and ex situ conservation strategy of the endangered Dendrobium officinale (Orchidaceae) using new trinucleotide microsatellite markers. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 2012, 298 (8): 1483-1491 (SCI) 

17. Yuan YH, Hou BW, Xu HJ, Luo J, Ding XY*. Identification of the geographic origin of Dendrobium thyrsiflorum on Chinese herbal medicine market using trinucleotide microsatellite markers. Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2011, 34(12): 1794-1800. (SCI)

18. Xu W, Zhang F, Lu BB, Cai XY, Hou BW, Feng ZY, Ding XY*. Development of novel chloroplast microsatellite markers for Dendrobium officinale, and cross-amplification in other Dendrobium species (Orchidaceae). Scientia Horticulturae, 2011, 128(4): 485-489. (SCI)

19. Cai XY, Feng ZY, Zhang XX, Xu W, Hou BW, Ding XY*. Genetic diversity and population structure of an endangered Orchid (Dendrobium loddigesii Rolfe) from China revealed by SRAP markers. Scientia Horticulturae, 2011, 129(4): 877-881. (SCI)

20. Lu S, Ding XY*, Ma YH, Han L, Zhang WC, Qian L, Feng ZY, Zhang F. Confirming the genetic identity of Dendrobium fimbriatum using an amplification refractory mutation system (ARMS). Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 2010, 28(4): 712-716. (SCI)

21. Zhang WC, Ding XY*, Xie ML, Feng ZY, Lu S, Li XX, Zhang F, Ding G. Authentication of three valuable Dendrobium species by adapter ligation-mediated allele-specific amplification. European Food Research and Technology, 2009, 229(1): 1-7. (SCI)

22. Qian L, Ding G, Zhou Q, Feng Z, Ding XY*, Gu S, Wang Y, Li XX, Chu BH. Molecular authentication of Dendrobium loddigesii Rolfe by amplification refractory mutation system (ARMS). Planta Medica, 2008, 74(4): 470-473. (SCI)

23. Li XX, Ding XY*, Chu BH, Zhou Q, Ding G, Gu S. Genetic diversity analysis and conservation of the endangered Chinese endemic herb Dendrobium officinale Kimura et Migo (Orchidaceae) based on AFLP. Genetica, 2008, 133(2): 159-166. (SCI)

24. Ding G, Zhang DZ, Ding XY*, Zhou Q, Zhang WC, Li XX. Genetic variation and conservation of the endangered Chinese endemic herb Dendrobium officinale based on SRAP analysis. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 2008, 276(3): 149-156. (SCI)

25. Ding G, Zhang DZ, Feng ZY, Fan WJ, Ding XY*, Li XX. SNP, ARMS and SSH authentication of medicinal Dendrobium officinale Kimura et Migo and application for identification of Fengdou drugs. Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2008, 31(4): 553-557. (SCI)

26. Ding G, Xu GH, Zhang WC, Lu S, Li XX, Gu S, Ding XY*. Preliminary geoherbalism study of Dendrobium officinale food by DNA molecular markers. European Food Research and Technology, 2008, 227(4): 1283-1286. (SCI)

27. Li XX, Ding XY*, Chu BH, Ding G, Gu S, Qian L, Wang Y, Zhou Q. Molecular authentication of Alisma orientale by PCR-RFLP and ARMS. Planta Medica, 2007, 73(1): 67-70. (SCI)

28. Shen J, Ding XY*, Liu D, Ding G, He J, Li X, Tang F, Chu B. Intersimple sequence repeats (ISSR) molecular fingerprinting markers for authenticating populations of Dendrobium officinale Kimura et Migo. Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2006, 29(3): 420-422. (SCI)


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Post code: 210023
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