WANG Xiao-Wei



Professor

E-Mail:

xwwang@zju.edu.cn

Mailing address: Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, 866 Yuhangtang Road, Hangzhou 310058, China

Tel: (86-571) 88982435

Mobile phone: (86) 13175137489

 

Current position and employment history

  • 2020.01-present “Qiu-Shi” Distinguished Professor of Zhejiang University
  • 2014.01-2019.12 Professor, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • 2009.08-2013.12Principal Investigator, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • 2007.08-2009.08 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, United States
  • 2007.01-2007.07 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 


 

Education

  • 2002.07-2007.01: Ph. D. Molecular Biology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • 1998.09-2001.07: M. S. Microbial and Biochemical Pharmaceuticals, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China
  • 1994.09-1998.07: B. S. Microbiology, Hebei University, China


 

Major Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of plant virus transmission by whiteflies
  • Insect-plant interactions

 


 

Selected Publications  (*Corresponding author)

Li P, Liu C, Deng WH, Yao DM, Pan LL, Li YQ, Liu YQ, Liang Y, Zhou XP and Wang XW* (2019) Plant begomoviruses subvert ubiquitination to suppress plant defenses against insect vectors. PLoS Pathogens 15: e1007607

Xu HX, Qian LX, Wang XW, Shao RX, Hong Y, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2019) A salivary effector enables whitefly to feed on host plants by eliciting salicylic acid-signaling pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 116: 490-495

Xia WQ, Liang Y, Chi Y, Pan LL, Zhao J, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2018) Intracellular trafficking of begomoviruses in the midgut cells of their insect vector. PLoS Pathogens 14: e1006866

Wei J, He YZ, Guo Q, Guo T, Liu YQ, Zhou XP, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2017) Vector development and vitellogenin determine the transovarial transmission of begomoviruses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 114: 6746-6751

Li P, Shu YN, Fu S, Liu YQ, Zhou XP, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2017) Vector and non-vector insect feeding reduces subsequent plant susceptibility to virus transmission. New Phytologist 215: 699-710

Wang LL, Wang XR, Wei XM, Huang H, Wu JX, Chen XX, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2016) The autophagy pathway participates in resistance to Tomato yellow leaf curl virus infection in whiteflies. Autophagy 12: 1560-1574

Wei J, Zhao JJ, Zhang T, Li FF, Ghanim M, Zhou XP, Ye GY, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2014) Specific cells in the primary salivary glands of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci control retention and transmission of begomoviruses. Journal of Virology 88: 13460-13468

Wang LL, Wei XM, Xu HX, Zhou XP, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2014) Expression and functional characterization of a soluble form of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus coat protein. Pest Management Sciences 70: 1624–1631

Luan JB, Wang YL, Wang J, Wang XW* and Liu SS (2013) Detoxification activity and energy cost is attenuated in the whiteflies feeding on begomovirus-infected tobacco plants. Insect Molecular Biology 22: 597-607

Luan JB, Li JM, Varela N, Wang YL, Li FF, Bao YY, Zhang CX, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2011) Global analysis of the transcriptional response of whitefly to Tomato yellow leaf curl China virus reveals their relationship of coevolved adaptations. Journal of Virology 85: 3330-3340


 

 

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