Address: State Key Laboratory of Tea Plant Biology and Utilization, Anhui Agricultural University, West Changjiang Road, Hefei, 230036, Anhui, P. R. China

Professional Title: PhD, Professor

Administrative Post: Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory of Tea Plant Biology and Utilization

Telephone: (86)551 65786765

Fax: (86)551 65786765


Brief Biography

Master of Science, Anhui Agricultural University (1995-1998)

PhD, Anhui Agricultural University (1999-2003)

Postdoctoral Research, State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University (2004-2006)

Senior Visiting Scholar, Max Plank Institute, MPI, Germany (2009-2010)

Vice Director of Tea Biochemistry and Biology Technology Key Laboratory (also the Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Agriculture, and Anhui Province and State Key Laboratory Breeding Base)

Member of the 8th Science and Technology Talent Bank for Academic Leaders in Anhui Province

Research Interests

Genetic Breeding of Tea Plant

Tea Plant Cultivation and Biotechnology

Molecular Mechanism of Interaction between Tea Plant and Pest

Molecular Ecology of Microorganism

Academic Teaching

Tea Plant Cultivation (Undergraduate Course)

Organic Tea Garden Production Technique (Undergraduate Course)

Bioinformatics (Graduate Course)

Molecular Ecology (Graduate Course)

Major Projects

1. The Identification of MIRNA and Mechanism of Induced Defense Study on Response to Tea Geometrid Feeding Stress, NSFC, project number 31171608, 2012-2015

2. The Effect of Anabolism and Regulation Mechanism Study on Chemical Insecticides on Tea C6-chlorophyII, NSFC, project number 30971831, 2010-2012

3. Molecular Mechanism and Resistance Related Gene of Tea’s Response to Tea Geometrid Feeding Stress, NSFC, project number 30671331, 2007-2009

4. Project of Outstanding Youth Foundation of Anhui Province, project number 08040106840, 2008-2010

5. The Biodiversity Study on Yangzi River’s Beach, Sub-Project of Ministry of Science and Technology Projects for the Eleventh Five-year Plan, 2006-2011

6. Molecular Mechanism and Resistance Related Gene Screening of Tea’s Response to Tea Leafhopper Feeding Stress, Key Projects of Science and Technology funded by Ministry of Education, project number 207048, 2006-2009

Selected Publications

1. Shihua Zhang, Yi Yue, Liang Sheng, Yunzhi Wu, Guohua Fan, Ao Li, Xiaoyi Hu, Ming zhu, Shang Guan and Chaoling Wei*. PASmiR: a literature-curated database for miRNA molecular regulation in plant response to abiotic stress. BMC Plant Biology, 2013, 13:33 (doi:10.1186/1471-2229-13-33).

2. Weiwei Deng, Ming Zhang, Jiangiang Wu, Yeyun Li, Chaoling Wei*, Changjun Jiang, Xiaochun Wan. Molecular cloning, functional analysis of three cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenises (CAD) genes in the leaves of tea plant, Camellia sinensis. Journal of Plant Physiology,2013,170(3):272-282. (DOI:10.1016/j.jplph.2012.10.010).

3. Shihua zhang, Jing Xu and Chaoling Wei*. Sequence periodic pattern of HERV LTRs: A matrix simulation algorithm. J. Biosci., 2012, 37(1): 19–24.

4. Cheng-Ying Shi, Hua Yang, Chao-Ling Wei, Oliver Yu, Zheng-Zhu  Zhang, etc. Deep sequencing of the Camellia sinensis transcriptase reveal ed candidate genes for major metabolic pathways of tea-specific compounds. BMC Genomics2011, 12:131 (http://www.biomedcentral. com/1471- 2164/12/131; doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-131).

5. Chaoling Wei, Yonghui Zeng, and Kunxian Tang. Comparison of bacteria plankton communities in three marine culture ponds farming different commercial animals in subtropical Chinese coast. Hydrobiology, 2009,632:107–126.

6. Chaoling Wei, Sumin Baob, Xinyan Zhu and Xiangming Huang. Spatio-temporal variations of the bacteria plankton community composition in Chaohu Lake, China Progress in Natural Science,2008,18(9):1115-1122.

Copyright 2015 State Key Laboratory of Tea Plant Biology and Utilization All Rights Reserved