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Academic Areas: Plant molecular biology/Agronomy/Molecular breeding

Research Interests: QTL mapping, Gene function analysis, plant biotechnology

Ph. D

Academic Degrees

Ph. D

Professional Experience

2003.07-2005.07: Lecturer, Department of Biological Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

2005.08-2010.07: Associate Professor, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

2010.08-Present: Professor, College of Life Sciences and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Selected Publications

1. Miao L, Zhang L, Raboanatahiry N, Lu G, Zhang X, Xiang J, Gan J, Fu C and Li M*. Transcriptome Analysis of Stem and Globally Comparison with Other Tissues in Brassica napus. Front. Plant Sci. 2016, 7:1403.

2. Wu S, Wang P, Xiao C, Li Z, Yang B, Fu J, Chen J, Wan N, Ma Cg, Li M*, Yang X* & Zhan Y*. A Quick-responsive DNA Nanotechnology Device for Bio-molecular Homeostasis Regulation. Scientific Reports, 2016, 6:31379.

3. Liang Y, Xiong Z, Zheng J, Xu D, Zhu Z, Xiang J, Gan J, Nadia Raboanatahiry, Yin Y, Li M*. Genome-wide identification, structural analysis and new insights into late embryogenesis abundant (LEA) gene family formation pattern in Brassica napus. Scientific Reports, 2016, 6: 24265.

4. Wang X, Chen L, Wang A, Wang H, Tian J, Zhao X, Chao H, Zhao Y, Zhao W, Xiang J, Gan J, Li M*. Quantitative trait loci analysis and genome-wide comparison for silique related traits in Brassica napus. BMC Plant Biology, 2016, 16: 71.

5. Zhao W, Wang X, Wang H, Tian J, Li B, Chen L, Chao H, Long Y, Xiang J, Gan J, Liang W and Li M*. Genome-wide identification of QTL for seed yield and yield-related traits and construction of a high-density consensus map for QTL comparison in Brassica napusFront. Plant Sci.  2016, 7:17.

6. Jawadayn Talib Alkooranee, Yongtai Yin, Tamarah Raad Aledan, Yingfen Jiang, Guangyuan Lu, Jiangsheng Wu and Maoteng Li*. Systemic Resistance to Powdery Mildew in Brassica napus (AACC) and Raphanus alboglabra (RRCC) by Trichoderma harzianum TH12. PLoS ONE, 2015, 10(11): e0142177.

7. Nadia Haingotiana Raboanatahiry, Yongtai Yin, Li Chen, Maoteng Li*. Genome-wide identification and Phylogenic analysis of kelch motif containing ACBP in Brassica napus. BMC Genomics, 2015, 16: 512.

8. Wang Xiaodong, Long Yan, Yin Yongtai, Zhang Chunyu, Gan Lu, Liu Liezhao, Yu Longjiang, Meng  Jinling, Li Maoteng*. New insights into the genetic networks affecting seed fatty acid concentrations in Brassica napus. BMC Plant Biology, 2015, 15:91.

9. Wang Xiaodong, Wang Hao, Long Yan, Liu Liezhao, Zhao Yajun, Tian Jianhua, Zhao Weiguo, Li Baojun, Chen Li, Chao Hongbo, Li Maoteng *. Dynamic and comparative QTL analysis for plant height in different developmental stages of Brassica napus L. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2015, 128:1175-1192.

10. Gang Wu, Libin Zhang, Yongtai Yin, Jiangsheng Wu, Longjiang Yu, Yanhong Zhou* and Maoteng Li*. Sequencing, de novo assembly and comparative analysis of Raphanus sativus transcriptome. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2015, 6: 198.

11. Gan Lu, Zhang Chunyu, Wang Xiaodong, Wang Hao, Long Yan, Yin Yongtai, Li Dianrong, Tian Jianhua, Li Zaiyun, Lin zhiwei, Yu Longjiang, Li Maoteng*. The proteomic and comparative genomic analysis of two Brassica napus lines differing in oil content. Journal of Proteome Research, 2013, 12 (11): 4965–4978

12. Wang Xiaodong, Wang Hao, Long Yan, Li Dianrong, Yin Yongtai, Tian Jianhua, Chen Li, Liu Liezhao, Zhao Weiguo, Zhao Yajun, Yu Longjiang, Li Maoteng*. Identification of QTLs associated with oil content in a high-oil Brassica napus cultivar and construction of a high-density consensus map for QTLs comparison in B. napus. 2013, PLoS ONE, 8(12): e80569

13. Wu Geng, Li Maoteng*, Zhong Fangxu, Fu Chunhua, Sun Jing, Yu Longjiang. Lonicera confusa has an anatomical mechanism to respond to calcium-rich environment. Plant and Soil, 2011, 338: 343-353

14. Liu Jianmin, Li Dianrong, Yin Yongtai, Wang Hao, Li Maoteng*, Yu Longjiang. Δ6 Desaturase from Mortierella alpina: cDNA cloning, expression, and phylogenetic analysis. Biotechnology letters, 2011, 31: 1985-1991

15. Li Yun-tao, Li Mao-teng*, Fu Chu-hua, Zhou Peng-peng, Liu Jian-min, Yu Long-jiang*. Improvement of arachidonic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid production by increasing the copy number of the genes encoding fatty acid desaturase and elongase. Biotechnology letters, 2009, 31: 1011-1017

16. Wang Limei, Li Maoteng*, Jin Wenwen, Li Shuo, Zhang Shuaiqi, Yu Longjiang*. Variations in the components of Osmanthus fragrans Lour. essential oil at different stages of flowering. Food Chemistry, 2009,114(1): 233-236

17. Chen Xin, Li Maoteng*, Shi Jiaqing, Fu Donghui, Qian Wei, Meng Jinling. Analysis on gene expression profile of intersubgenomic hybrids and their parents in Brassica napus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2008, 117: 1031-1040

18. Li M, X Chen, J L Meng. Potential of intersubgenomic heterosis in rapeseed production with a partial new-typed Brassica napus containing subgenome Ar from B. rapa and Cc from B. carinata. Crop Science, 2006, 46: 234-242

19. Li M, Li Z, Zhang C, Qian W, Meng J. Reproduction and cytogenetic characterization of interspecific hybrids derived from crosses between Brassica carinata and B. rapa. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2005, 110(7): 1284–1289

20. Li M, Qian W, Li Z and Meng J, Construction of novel Brassica napus genotypes through chromosomal substitution and elimination using interploid species hybridization. Chromosome Research, 2004, 12 (5): 417-426

Courses Taught

 0711171, Frontiers of Life Sciences

 0705031, Principle of gene engineering

 1304441, Biological Field practice


1. Take responsibility of National Natural Science Foundation of China (31471532, 31270373, 31171582, 31071447, 30600074)

2. Take part in National key research and Development Program (2016YFD0101300,  2016YFD0100200)

3. Take part in National 863 project (2011AA10A104, 2009AA101105, 2007AA10Z120)

4. Take part in National 973 project (2015CB150205)

5. Take part in International cooperation project (2014DFA32210)

6. Take part in National Science and Technology support program (2010BAD01B03)

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