Associated Professor

Department of Resources and Environment

Tel: +86-21-34206620

Address: Room 2-403 Building A School of Agriculture and Biology

Research Interests

(1) Metabolites and metabolome of Microbiology

(2) Molecular regulation of Microbial secondary metabolism



  1. Zhang H, Zhou YC, Liang Y, Zhang HY, Li YQ*, Chen J, 2021. Research progress of the biosynthesis and regulation of the antibiotic peptaibols in Trichoderma. Mycosystema, 40(8): 1905-1917
  2. Valliappan Karuppiah, Yaqian Li# et al. Vel1 regulates the growth of Trichoderma atroviride during co-cultivation. with Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and is essential for wheat root rot control. Biological Control 151 (2020) 104374.
  3. Tao LY, Zhang YW, Li YQ*. Antagonistic activity of volatile metabolites from Trichoderma asperellum. Chin J Biotech,2020, 36(6): 1181–1189.
  4. K.Saravanakumar , Yaqian Li#, Chuanjin Yu, et al. Effect of Trichoderma harzianum on maize rhizosphere microbiome and biocontrol of Fusarium Stalk rot. Scientific Reports | 7: 1771 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-01680-w.
  5. Ya-qian Li, Kai SONG, YC Li, Jie CHEN. Statistical culture-based strategies to enhance chlamydospore production by Trichoderma harzianum SH2303 in liquid fermentation J Zhejiang Univ-Sci B (Biomed & Biotechnol) 2016 17(8):619-627.
  6. Li YQ, Sun RYu JSaravanakumar KChen J. Antagonistic and Biocontrol Potential of Trichoderma asperellum ZJSX5003 Against the Maize Stalk Rot Pathogen Fusarium graminearum. Indian J Microbiol. 2016 Sep;56(3):318-27.
  7. K Saravanakumar, Chuanjin Yu, Kai Dou, Meng Wang, Yaqian Li*, Jie Chen. Biodiversity of Trichoderma Community in the Tidal Flats and Wetland of Southeastern China. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0168020. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168020 .
  8. Shigang Gao#, Yaqian Li#, Jinxin Gao, et al. Genome sequence and virulence variation-related transcriptome profiles of Curvularia lunata, an important maize pathogenic fungus. BMC Genomics 2014,15:627.
  9. Jin-Xin Gao  & Jing Jing1 & Tong Liu & Chuan-Jin Yu & Ya-Qian Li* & Jie Chen, Identification of proteins associated with the production of melanin and with pathogenicity in maize pathogen Curvularia lunata. Australasian Plant Pathol. 2015, 44(6):599–603 .
  10. Jin-Xin Gao,Tong Liu, Jie Chen, Ya-Qian Li*. Identification of proteins associated with the production of methyl 5-(hydroxymethyl) furan-2-carboxylate toxin in Curvularia lunata. Tropical Plant Pathology.2015,40(2):119-126 .
  11. Xilin Du #, Yaqian Li#, Quan Zhou & Yuquan Xu. Regulation of gene expression in Pseudomonas aeruginosa M18 by phenazine-1-carboxylic acid. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol .2014.10, DOI 10.1007/s00253-014-6101-0.
  12. Yaqian Li XL Du et al. Regulatory feedback loop of two phz gene clusters through GENE 5′-untranslated regions in Pseudomonas sp. M18. PLOS ONE. 2011 Apr 29;6(4):e19413


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