WANG, Xiao-Wei



Title: 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

Professor, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China


 

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

  • Whitefly functional genomics;
  • Molecular mechanism of begomovirus transmission in the whitefly Bemisia tabaci;
  • unctions of the endosymbionts in the whitefly;
  • loning and functional characterization of immune-related genes from the whitefly;

 

Selected Publications  (*Corresponding author)

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 (accepted)

Wang HL, Yang J, Boykin LM, Zhao QY, Wang YJ, Liu SS, Wang XW* (2014) Developing conversed microsatellite markers and their implications in evolutionary analysis of the Bemisia tabaci complex. Scientific Reports 4: 6351

Wang XW*, Zhao QY, Luan JB, Wang YJ, Yan GH and Liu SS (2012) Analysis of a native whitefly transcriptome and its sequence divergence with two invasive whitefly species. BMC Genomics 13: 529

Wang XW*, Zhao QY, Luan JB, Wang YJ, Yan GH and Liu SS (2012) Analysis of a native whitefly transcriptome and its sequence divergence with two invasive whitefly species. BMC Genomics 13: 529

Rao Q, Wang S, Zhu DT, Wang XW* and Liu SS (2012) Draft Genome Sequence of "Rickettsia sp. Strain MEAM1", Isolated from the Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. Journal of Bacteriology 194: 4741-4712

Rao Q, Wang S, Su YL, Bing XL, Liu SS and Wang XW* (2012) Draft Genome Sequence of "Candidatus Hamiltonella defensa", an Endosymbiont of the Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. Journal of Bacteriology 194: 3558

Su YL, Li JM, Ye XD, Wang XW* and Liu SS (2012) Transcriptomic analysis of the salivary glands of an invasive whitefly. PLoS ONE e0039303

Wang XW*, Luan JB, Li JM, Su YL, Xia J and Liu SS (2011) Transcriptome analysis and comparison reveal divergence between two invasive whitefly cryptic species. BMC Genomics 12: 458

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 (Cover article)

Wang XW*, Luan JB, Li JM, Bao YY, Zhang CX and Liu SS (2010) De novo characterization of a whitefly transcriptome and analysis of its gene expression during development. BMC Genomics 11: 400 (*Corresponding author)

Wang XW, Tan, BZ, Sun M, Ho B and Ding JL (2008) Thioredoxin-like 6 protects retinal cell line from photooxidative damage by upregulating NF-kB activity. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 45: 336-344

Wang XW, Liou YC, Ho B and Ding JL (2007) An evolutionarily conserved 16 kDa thioredoxin is an antioxidant which regulates the NF-kB signaling pathway. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 42: 247-259

Wang XW, Tan NS, Ho B and Ding JL (2006) Evidence for the ancient origin of the NF-kB/IkB cascade: Its archaic role in pathogen infection and immunity. Proc Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 103: 4204-4209


 

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