Professor and Director of Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering
office location: Room 109, Building of Physical Chemistry
Research Interests:Pathway and mechanism for biodegrading organic pollutant by bacteria
Isolation, culture and application of probiotics in human, animal and plant
Resource use of organic waste by microorganism

Sept.,2000 – January 2003: Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences Doctorate and Environmental Science.Production and Biodegradation of Microcystins
Sept. 1997 – Sept.1998: Osaka University, Japan UNESCO Postgraduate courses on microbiology. Biodesulfuration of Dibenzothiophene by Rhodococcus erythropolis
Sept.,1990 – July 1993: Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences Master Degree and Environmental Science. Biodegradation of Phthalate Ester by Chlorella pyrenoidosa
Sept.,1981 – July 1985: Dalian Fishery College Bachelor and Marine Fishery. Study on the Growth of prawn in Bohai Sea

Scientific research achievements

High-end leading talents of Zhongguancun in 2016
As the first person-in-charge, Biodegradation of Microcystins was awarded as Second Prize of Science and Technology in Beijing in 2011

Enrollment plan


Representative papers

1.Qianqian Xu, Jinhui Fan, Hai Yan et al. Structural basis of microcystinase activity for biodegrading microcystin-LR. Chemosphere 236 (2019) 124281
2.Jiyun Liu, Peifu Shi, Shahbaz Ahmad, Chunhua Yin, Xiaolu Liu, Yang Liu, Haiyang Zhang, Qianqian Xu, Hai Yan* and Qingxiao Li, Co-culture of Bacillus coagulans and Candida utilis efficiently Treats Lactobacillus Fermentation Wastewater, AMB Express, 2019, DOI : 10.1186/s13568-019-0743-3AMBE-D-18-00406.1
3.Qing Wang, Lijun Shen, Zhenzhen Zhao, Hai Yan, Qianqian Xu, Chunhua Yin, Xiaolu Liu, Haiyang Zhang and Yang Liu. Efficient Culture of Rhodopseudomonas palustris Using Landfill Leachate J Pure Appl Microbiol, 12(4), 1679-1687 Dec. 2018
4.Nan Feng, Fan Yang , Hai Yan , Chunhua Yin , Xiaolu Liu , Haiyang Zhang , Qianqian Xu , Le Lv and Huasheng Wang. Pathway for Biodegrading Nodularin (NOD) by Sphingopyxis sp. USTB-05. Toxins 2016, 8, 116-125
5.Huimin Xu, Huasheng Wang, Qianqian Xu, Le Lv, Chunhua Yin, Xiaolu Liu, Hongwu Du,Hai Yan. Pathway for Biodegrading Microcystin-YR by Sphingopyxis sp. USTB-05. PLOS ONE,2015,10(4):1-13
6.Yinbo Li, Qianqian Xu, Zhenguang Huang, Le Lv, Xiaolu Liu, Chunhua Yin, Hai Yan and Jianmin Yuan. Effect of Bacillus subtilis CGMCC 1.1086 on the growth performance and intestinal microbiota of broilers. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2015,20,195-204
7.Huasheng Wang, Hai Yan, Xiaolu Liu, Chunhua Yin, Le Lv, Qianqian Xu. First Step in the Biodegradation of Microcystins by Sphingopyxis sp. USTB-05. Advanced Materials Research Vol. 647 (2013) pp 338-343
8.Yuanyuan Wu, Hai Yan, Xiaolu Liu, Qianqian Xu, Xueyao Yin. Ningning Yang. Isolation of a Novel Bacterium for the Efficient Biodegradation of 2-Methylisoborneol. Advanced Materials Research Vol. 647 (2013) pp 344-351
9.Yuanyuan Wu, Hai Yan, Dan Zhao, Xueyao Yin, Bingqi Jia and Yuchen Gao. BIODEGRADATION OF 2,4,6-TRINITROTOLUENE BY A NOVEL BACTERIUM Serratia nematodiphila-YW: SOLATION, BIODEGRADING CHARACTERISATION, AND PRODUCTS. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin (2013) 22(6):1710-1718
10.YIN Chunhua, YANG Shuzhen, LIU Xiaolu and YAN Hai. Efficient Extraction of Astaxanthin from Phaffia Rhodozymas with Polar and Non-polar Solvents after Acid Washing. Chinese Journal of chemical engineering. 2013, 21(7). 776-780

Postgraduate training


  • School of Chemistry and Biological Engineering, USTB
  • 30 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing,100083