Date of Birth: December 25th, 1978
Title：Associate professor in Plant Pathology, Master Supervisor
Present work Address:
Department of Plant Pathology, Nanjing Agricultural University,
Nanjing, Jiangsu Province 210095, P. R. China
Huazhong Agricultural University: Undergraduate: 1999–2003
Nanjing Agricultural University: Postgraduate: 2003–2008.
Degrees: B.Sc. Plant Protection June 2003
Ph.D. Plant Pathology December 2008
2008–2011 Lecturer Lab of Biocontrol & Bacterial Molecular Biology, Department of Plant Pathology, Nanjing Agricultural University,
2011– Till now Associate professor Lab of Biocontrol & Bacterial Molecular Biology, Department of Plant Pathology, Nanjing Agricultural University.
Understanding the interaction mechanisms between plants and PGPR strains.
Regulation and synthesis mechanisms of active substance, including ribosomal and nonribosomal peptide antibiotics, produced by PGPR.
Study the antimicrobial mechanism of active substance
Using the PGPR type biocontrol agents to control plant disease.
National Natural Science Foundation of China (No: 31100056; 2012.1-2014.12); Special Fund for the Fundamental Research Funds for Central Universities (No: KYZ201404; 2014.1-2016.12); Sub-projects of National Key R&D Program of China (2017.7-2020.12)
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (*corresponding author)
1 Gu Q, Yang Y, Yuan QM, Shi GM, Wu LM, Lou ZY, Huo R, Wu HJ*, Borriss R, Gao XW. Bacillomycin D Produced by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Is Involved in the Antagonistic Interaction with the Plant-Pathogenic Fungus Fusarium graminearum. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017 Sep 15;83(19). pii: e01075-17. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01075-17.
2 Gu Qin, Wang ZZ, Sun X, Ji TT, Huang H, Yang Y, Zhang H, Hafiz AST, Wu LM, Wu HJ*, Gao XW. FvSet2 regulates fungal growth, pathogenicity, and secondary metabolism in Fusarium verticillioides. Fungal Genet Biol. 2017 Oct;107:24-30. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2017.07.007.
3 Wu HJ, Zhang Y, Zhang HY, Gu Q, Gao XW. Identification of functional regions of the HrpZPsg protein from Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. glycinea that induce disease resistance and enhance growth. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 2017, 147 (1) :1-17.
4 Yang Y, Wu HJ, Lin L, Zhu QQ, Borriss R, Gao XW. A plasmid-born Rap-Phr system regulates surfactin production, sporulation and genetic competence in the heterologous host, Bacillus subtilis OKB105, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, Apr 29, 2015 [Epub ahead of print] (Co-author).
5 Xie SS, Wu HJ, Chen L, Zang HY, Xie YL, Gao XW. Transcriptome profiling of Bacillus subtilis OKB105 in response to rice seedlings, BMC Microbiol, 6:15(1):21, 2015, [Epub ahead of print] (Co-author).
6 Wu LM, Wu HJ, Chen L, Lin L, Borriss R, Gao XW. Bacilysin overproduction in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 markerless derivative strains FZBREP and FZBSPA enhances antibacterial activity, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, [Epub ahead of print(10.1007/s00253-014-6), pp 1-9, 2014(Co-author).
7 Wu LM, Wu HJ, Chen L, Xie SS, Zang HY，Borriss R, Gao XW. Bacilysin from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 has specific bactericidal activity against harmful algal bloom species，Appl Environ Microbiol, 80(24), pp 7512-7520, 2014(Co-author).
8 Wu HJ, Qiao JQ, Blom J, Rueckert C, Reva O, Gao XW, Borriss R, The Rhizobacterium Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum NAU-B3 Contains a Large Inversion within the Central Portion of the Genome, Genome Announc,1(6), e00941-13, 2013
9 Xie SS, Wu HJ, Zang HY, Wu LM, Zhu QQ, Gao XW. Plant growth promotion by spermidine-producing Bacillus subtilis OKB105, Mol Plant Microbe Interact, 2014, 27(7):655-663
10 Guo PP, Wang Y, Zhou XH, Xie YL, Wu HJ, Gao XW. Expression of soybean lectin in transgenic tobacco results in enhanced resistance to pathogens and pests，Plant Science, 211(1), pp 17-22, 2013.
11 Gao SF, Wu HJ, Wang WD, Yang Y, Xie SS, Xie YL, Gao XW. Efficient colonization and harpins mediated enhancement in growth and biocontrol of wilt disease in tomato by Bacillus subtilis，Letters in Applied Microbiology, 57(6), pp 526-533, 2013.
12 Wang WD, Chen LN, Wu HJ, Zang HY, Gao SF, Yang Y, Xie SS, Gao XW. Comparative proteomic analysis of rice seedlings in response to inoculation with Bacillus cereus，Letters in Applied Microbiology, 56(3), pp208-215, 2013.
13 Wu HJ, Yang Y, Wang S, Qiao JQ, Xia YF, Wang Y, Wang WD, Gao SF, Liu J, Xue PQ ,Gao XW, Cloning, expression and characterization of a new aspartate aminotransferase from Bacillus subtilis B3, FEBS Journal, 278, 1345–1357, 2011
14 Wang S, Wu HJ, Zhan J, Xia Y, Gao S, Wang WD, Xue PQ, Gao XW, The role of synergistic action and molecular mechanism in the effect of genetically engineered strain Bacillus subtilis OKBHF in enhancing tomato growth and Cucumber mosaic virus resistance, Biocontrol, 56, 113-121, 2011 ( co-author)
15 Qiao JQ, Tian DW, Huo R, Wu HJ, Gao XW, Functional analysis and application of the cryptic plasmid pBSG3 harboring the RapQ-PhrQ system in Bacillus amyloliquefaciens B3, Plasmid, 65, 141-149, 2011
16 Liu J, Zhou T, He D, Li XZ, Wu HJ, Liu W , Gao XW, Functions of Lipopeptides Bacillomycin D and Fengycin in Antagonism of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens C06 towards Monilinia fructicola, J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol, 18, 43-52, 2011
17 Xia Y, Xie S, Ma X, Wu HJ, Wang X, Gao XW, The purL gene of Bacillus subtilis is associated with nematicidal activity, FEMS Microbiol Lett, 322, 99-107, 2011
18 Liu J, He D, Ma X, Wu HJ, Gao XW, Identification of up-regulated genes of Bacillus subtilis B55 during the early stage of direct surface contact with Rice R109 root, Current Microbiology, 62, 267-272, 2011
19 Liu J, He D, Li XZ, Gao S, Wu HJ, Liu W, Gao XW, Zhou T, Gamma-polyglutamic acid (gamma-PGA) produced by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens C06 promoting its colonization on fruit surface, Int J Food Microbiol, 142, 190-197, 2010
20 Wu HJ, Wang S, Qiao J, Liu J, Zhan J, Gao XW, Expression of HpaGXooc protein in Bacillus subtilis and its biological functions. J Microbiol Biotechnol, 19, 194-203, 2009
21 Wang S, Wu HJ, Qiao J, Ma L, Liu J, Xia YF, Gao XW, Molecular mechanism of plant growth promotion and induced systemic resistance to tobacco mosaic virus by Bacillus spp, J Microbiol Biotechnol, 19, 1250-1258, 2009.