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Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates  
Supervisor of Master's Candidates  



School/Department:School of Life Science and Technology

Education Level:Postgraduate (Doctoral)

Degree:Doctoral Degree in Science


Academic Honor:

2019  elected:  Central China scholars


Shangxian Xie, Ph.D., Professor, Huazhong Outstanding Scholar, is the Director of Institute of Environmental Microbiology & Bioresouce Science. He joined Huazhong University of Science and Technology as a professor in 2018. He received Ph.D degree from Texas A&M University in 2016. His research interest focuses on microbiology, synthetic biology and biorefinery, especially focus on lignin biodegradation and valorization to multiple products for bioenergy, biomedicine and biomaterial. He has published more than ten papers about lignin bioconversion in high impact journals including Advanced Science, Green ChemistryCurrent Opinion in Biotechnology.

Educational ExperienceMore>>

2011.8 2016.8

  • Texas A&M University, USA
  • Plant Pathology
  • Doctoral Degree in Science
  • Postgraduate (Doctoral)

2009.9 2011.7

  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Master's Degree in Science
  • Postgraduate (Master's Degree)

2005.9 2009.7

  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • English Language and Literature
  • Bachelor's Degree in Literature
  • Double Degree Programs (Undergraduate)

Work Experience

2018.7 Now
  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • College of Life Science and Technology
  • Professor
2016.8 2018.7
  • Texas A&M University, USA
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate

Social Affiliations

2018.11 Now

  • Executive member of the council of Hubei Society of Microbiology

2019.3 Now

  • Committee Member of the Division of Marine and Freshwater Mycology,Mycological Society of China

Research Group

Name of Research Group:Institute of Environmental Microbiology & Bioresouce Science
Description of Research Group:团队现有教师4人(教授3人,副教授1人),博士后4人,博士及硕士研究生33人。针对环境、能源、材料、食品、健康等行业的重大需求,团队长期以微生物学与生物技术为研究领域,生物质及异生物质白腐真菌降解与转化为研究特色。从合成生物学、环境微生物技术、分子生态学等多方面深入研究木质纤维素与芳烃污染物生物降解、转化与生物智造、环境保护相关的理论与应用技术。主要研究方向包括:
1、合成生物学与微生物制造                          2、环境微生物技术  
--木质纤维素降解与转化组学                          --难降解污染物的生物处理及修复
--生物基产品微生物转化技术                          --生物质与异生物质的共代谢机制
3、生物活性物质与人体健康                           4、高分子生物材料
--木质纤维素生物活性物质转化机制                --木质素生物改性与高分子材料性能
--益生物质调控肠道菌群及人体健康                --木质纤维素基高分子复合材料合成