Department of Food Science and Engineering

      Phone: +86-21-34205755


      Address: R2-217, School of Agri & Biol, SJTU




Research Interests:

1. Detection and subtyping of foodborne pathogenic bacteria;

2. Prevalence, persistence and stress survival of foodborne pathogenic bacteria on food chain from farm to  table




B.S. on Food Science and Technology at Huazhong Agricultural University in 1999

Ph.D. on Biomedical Engineering (Biotechnology) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2006

Postdoc at Martin Wiedmann’s lab of Department of Food Science, Cornell University from 2011 to 2012



Research Experience/Achievement:

She has presided over fifteen research projects, including a NSFC Fund, a NSFC Young Fund, a NSFC-Guangdong Joint Fund, a Project in the National Key R&D Program of China, a Project in the National Sci & Tech Pillar Program and several projects from Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality. She has published 72 papers (43 papers were SCI indexed), and participated in compiling 5 books. She has also taken part in applying 25 patents and 15 patents have been issued.



Publications (Selected):

1. Huang YY, Morvay AA†, Shi XM, Suo YJ, Shi CL*, Knøchel S*. 2018. Comparison of oxidative stress response and biofilm formation of Listeria monocytogenes serotypes 4b and 1/2a. Food Control, 85: 416-422. (SCI)

2. Song MH, Li QQ, Zhang Y, Song JX, Shi XM, Shi CL*. 2017. Biofilm formation capacity and antibiotic resistance pattern of dominant Staphylococcus aureus clonal lineages in China. Journal of Food Safety, 37(2): e12304. (SCI)

3. Chen WY, Fang TZ†, Zhou XJ, Zhang DF, Shi XM, Shi CL*. 2016. IncHI2 plasmids are predominant in antibiotic-resistant Salmonella isolates. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7: 1566. (SCI)

4. Yang JL, He YP, Jiang J, Chen WY, Gao Q, Pan LW, Shi CL*. 2016. Comparative proteomic analysis by iTRAQ-2DLC-MS/MS provides insight into the key proteins involved in Cronobacter sp. biofilm formation. Food Control, 63:93-100. (SCI)

5. Shi CL, Singh P, Ranieri ML, Wiedmann M, Switt AM*. 2015. Molecular methods for serovar determination of Salmonella. Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 41(3): 309-325. (SCI)

6. Li MY, Cui Y, Gan ZB, Shi CL*, Shi XM. 2015. Isolation and analysis of the Cppsy gene and promoter from Chlorella protothecoides CS-41. Marine Drugs, 13(11): 6620-6635. (SCI)   

7. Zhou XJ, He SK, Song QF, Zhuang XF, Wang YY, Huang XZ, Shi CL*, Shi XM*. 2015. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Salmonella entericaserovarEnteritidis isolates associated with a mousse cake-related outbreak of gastroenteritis in Ningbo China. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 12(5): 433-440. (SCI)

8. Song MH, Bai YL, Xu J, Carter MQ, Shi CL*, Shi XM*. 2015. Genetic diversity and virulence potential of Staphylococcus aureus isolates from raw and processed food commodities in Shanghai. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 195: 1-8. (SCI)

9. Zhou XJ, Liu B, Shi CL*, Shi XM*. 2014. Mutation of a Salmonella serogroup-C1-specific gene abrogates O7-antigen biosynthesis and triggers NaCl-dependent motility deficiency. PLoS ONE 9(9): e106708. (SCI)

10. Xu J, Shi CL†, Song M, Xu X, Yang P, Paoli G, Shi XM*. 2014. Phenotypic and genotypic antimicrobial resistance traits of foodborne Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Shanghai. Journal of Food Science, 79(4): M635-642. (SCI)

11. Li MY, Gan ZB, Cui Y, Shi CL*, Shi XM*. 2013. Structure and function characterization of the phytoenedesaturase related to the lutein biosynthesis in Chlorella protothecoides CS-41. Molecular Biology Reports, 40 (4): 3351-3361. (SCI)

12. Li MY, Gan ZB, Cui Y, Shi CL*, Shi XM*. 2011. Cloning and characterization of the ζ-carotene desaturase gene from a unicellular microalga, Chlorella protothecoides CS-41. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology (now Biomed Research International), Volume 2011, Article ID 731542, 7 pages. (SCI)

13. Shi CL, Shi XM*. 2006. Expression switching of three genes encoding light-independent protochlorophyllideoxidoreductase in Chlorella protothecoides. Biotechnology Letters, 28 (4): 261-265. (SCI, EI)

14. Shi CL, Shi XM*. 2006. Characterization of three genes encoding the subunits of light-independent protochlorophyllidereductase in Chlorella protothecoides CS-41. Biotechnology Progress, 22(4): 1050-1055. (SCI, ISTP)




She received the First Prize of “Excellent Young Teacher Reserved Talent” of SJTU in 2009, the Second Prize of Inspection by Science and Technology of General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China in 2012, and the Second Prize of Progress in Sci & Tech of Shanghai Pudong District in 2014.




She is responsible for several undergraduate courses, including Food Toxicology and Safety, Risk Assessment on Food Safety, and Food Safety, and several graduate courses, including Progress on Food Biotechnology, and Detection Technologies for Food Quali


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