Prof. and Dr. Yong XIAO

Yong XIAO 2022

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Dr. Yong Xiao received his Ph.D in environmental science and engineering from Hunan University, and his Ph.D research focused on the microbial ecology in composting and wastewater treatment systems. He joined the Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences in July, 2011 and now is a full professor in environmental engineering. His research now is focusing on wastewater treatment, environmental microorganisms, and bioelectrochemical systems (mainly on the extracellular electron transfer). He has published more than 50 SCI/SCIE indexed peer-reviewed papers.

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8. Yong Xiao, En-Hua Zhang, Jingdong Zhang, You-Fen Dai, Zhaohui Yang, Hans E. M. Christensen, Jens Ulstrup, Feng Zhao*. Extracellular polymeric substances are transient media for microbial extracellular electron transfer. Science Advances, 2017, 3(7): e1700623 [ free Fulltext URL]

   "An innovative study on the electrochemical behavior of extracellular polymeric     substances in the extracellular electron transfer of bacterial and yeast." quote from Current Opinion in Electrochemistry 2017, 5:193–202

7. Haiyin Gang, Changye Xiao, Yong Xiao*, Weifu Yan, Rui Bai, Rui Ding, Zhaohui Yang*, Feng Zhao. Proteomic analysis of the reduction and resistance mechanisms of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 under long-term hexavalent chromium stress. Environment International, 2019, 127: 94-102 [open access URL].

6. Weifu Yan, Yong Xiao*, Weida Yan, Rui Ding, Shuhua Wang, Feng Zhao. The effect of bioelectrochemical systems on antibiotics removal and antibiotic resistance genes: a review. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2019, 358: 1421-1437 [URL Fulltext]

5. Weifu Yan, Yunyan Guo, Yong Xiao*, Shuhua Wang, Rui Ding, Jiaqi Jiang, Haiyin Gang, Han Wang, Jun Yang, Feng Zhao*. The changes of bacterial communities and antibiotic resistance genes in microbial fuel cells during long-term oxytetracycline processing. Water Research, 2018, 142: 105-114 [URL Fulltext].

4. Le-Xing You#, Li-Dan Liu#, Yong Xiao*, You-Fen Dai, Bi-Lian Chen, Yan-Xia Jiang, Feng Zhao. Flavins mediate extracellular electron transfer in Gram-positive Bacillus megaterium strain LLD-1. Bioelectrochemistry, 2018, 119: 196-202 [URL Fulltext]

3. Yong Xiao, Yue Zheng, Song Wu, Zhao-Hui Yang, Feng Zhao*. Nitrogen recovery from wastewater using microbial fuel cells. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, 2016, 10(1): 185-191 [URL Fulltext]. 

2. Yong Xiao, Yue Zheng, Song Wu, Zhao-Hui Yang, Feng Zhao*.  Bacterial community structure of autotrophic denitrification biocathode by 454 pyrosequencing of the 16S rRNA gene. Microbial Ecology, 2015, 69(3): 492-499 [URL Fulltext].

1. Yong Xiao, Guang-Ming Zeng*, Zhao-Hui Yang, Wen-Jun Shi, Cui Huang, Chang-Zheng Fan, Zheng-Yong Xu. Continuous thermophilic composting (CTC) for rapid biodegradation and maturation of organic municipal solid waste. Bioresource Technology, 2009, 100: 4807-4813 [Full text]

8. The mechanisms of microbial extracellular electron transfer for enhancing the bio-degradation of typical emerging contaminants. Natural Science Foundation of Fujian for Distinguished Young Scholars (300,000 RMB, 2021J06036, 2021.11-2024.11)

7. The evolution of Shewanelle oneidensis MR-1 in a competitive environment. Youth Innovation Foundation of Xiamen (150, 000 RMB, 3502Z20206089, 2020.7-2023.7)

6. Investigation on the acclimatization mechanisms of microorganisms stressed by single or multiple pollutants of chromium and tetracyclines using omics technologies. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)  (600,000 RMB, 2019.1.1-2022.12.31, 51878640)

5. Chinese Academy of Sciences, member of Youth Innovation Promotion Association (800,000 RMB, 2018.1.1-2021.12.31, 20180344)

4. In situ nanoscale investigation of microbial extracellular electron transfer. Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship, Carlsberg Foundation (Denmark, 1,250,000 DKK, 2016.04-2018.04, CF15-0164)

3. Microbial  extracellular  electron  transfer  based  on extracellular polymeric substances, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (800,000 RMB, 2015.01-2018.12, 51478451)

2. Investigation on interaction between extracellular polymeric substances and heavy metals: based on extracellular electron transfer. Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (200,000 RMB, 2013.09-2016.08, IUEQN201306)

1. Communities and functions of the microorganisms involving wastewater treatment and electricity production based on high-throughput sequencing, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (250,000 RMB, 2013.01-2015.12, 51208490)