About

Current Leadership
Name: MIAO Wei
Academic Title: Professor
Education: PhD
Phone: 86-27-68780050
E-mail: miaowei@ihb.ac.cn

EDUCATION:  

1999–2002: Institute of Hydrobiology, CAS, PhD, Zoology;  

1996–1999: Wuhan University, MSc, Biophysics;   

1992–1996: Wuhan University, BSc, Genetics;     

CURRENT POSITIONS  

Profssor, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Science  

MEMBERSHIP  

Secretary General of Chinese Protozoological Society 

Member of Council of Zoological Society of China 

Member of Community of Asian Congress of Protistology 

ex officio member of Tetrahymena Research Advisory Committee (TETRA)  

Jul. 2002–present: Molecular Biology of Protozoan, Institute of Hydrobiology, CAS;  

Oct. 2002 – Dec. 2002, Mar. 2003 – Apr. 2003: Visiting Scholar, Molecular Ecotoxicology of Protozoan, Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University;    

Jul. 2004- Jan. 2005: senior visiting scholar, Genetics and Genomics of Tetrahymena, at Prof. Eduardo Orias’ lab, the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA;  

Jan. 2007- Dec. 2008: senior visiting scholar and Postdoctoral fellow, Microarray analyses of Tetrahymena, at Prof. Martin Gorovsky’s lab, Department of Biology, University of Rochester, USA.  


Research Directions:

1)Evolutionary Genomics & Phylogenomics of Protozoan;  

2)Evolutionary & Ecological Functional Genomics (EEFG) of Tetrahymena;    

3)Epigenomics of Tetrahymena;  

4)Genetic Engineering of Tetrahymena