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Faculty

Xushi Xu Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Cytology and biochemistry for baculovirus-insect cell interaction.
  • Gene functions of Baculoviruses.
  • Gene functions of Model fungus Aspergillus nidulans.
Bio: 

Educational Background

PhD, Study experience, Microbiology, Wageningen University of The Netherlands & Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS (2003-2006)

MS, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS (1986-1989)

BS, Dept. of Biology of Jiangxi University (1978-1982)

Work Experience

Sept.1998 - present College of life science, Nanjing Normal University

Aug.1982 – Aug.1998 Dept. of Biology, Jiangxi University (Nanchang University since 1993)

Research Projects

  • Molecular mechanism of calcium signaling pathway involved in multi-azole drug resistances in the Aspergilli  NSFC Grants (81330035) 2014-2018  Participant
  • Regulation of suppressers of septum initiation network (SIN) on cytokinesis in Aspergillus nidulans NSFC Grants (31370112) 2014-2017  Main participator

Journal Articles

  • Feifei Liu, Li Pu, Qingqing Zheng, Yuanwei Zhang, Rongsui Gao, Xushi Xu, Shizhu Zhang, Ling Lu* Calcium signaling mediates antifungal activity of triazole drugs in the Aspergilli. Fungal Genetics and Biology  2015, 81:182-190
  • Guowei Zhong, Wenfan Wei, Qi Guan, Zhaofei Ma,Hua Wei, Xushi Xu, Shizhu Zhang and Ling Lu* Phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate synthetase, as a suppressor of the sepH mutation in Aspergillus nidulans, is required for the proper timing of septation Molecular Microbiology 2012, 86(4):894-907

Contact

Tel: 13505147528     

E-mail: xuxushi@njnu.edu.cn