• Yuxin Chen (陈宇新)

    Principal Investigater, Associate Professor, 2019~

    • Postdoc, University of Zurich, Switzerland, 2016-2018
    • Visiting PhD student, Columbia University, USA, 2014-2016,
    • BS, PhD and Research Associate, Sun Yat-sen University, 2007-2019

    Research: mechanisms driving the distribution of biodiversity, how biodiversity changes affect ecosystem functioning, bridging ecology with human health ...


    Editorial Services: Reviewing Editor of eLife (2020 - )


    Office: B330


    Email: yuxin.chen“AT”xmu.edu.cn or chenyux9“AT”gmail.com


    More: ORCID, Google Scholar and ResearchGate

    Wenbin Li (李文斌)

    Postdoc, 2021~

    • PhD, Sun Yat-sen University, 2015-2021
    • MS, South China Agricultural University, 2013-2015

    Research: Wenbin is a community ecologist, with broad interest in biodiversity maintenance, global change, and systematics of plants and animals in forests. He is now studying how environmental changes would shape multi-trophic species interactions using both field observation and experiments


    Office: TBD


    Email: lwb"At"xmu.edu.cn

    Chuying Guo (郭初莹)

    Postdoc, 2022~

    • PhD, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Science, 2014-2021
    • BS, Sun Yat-sen University, 2010-2014

    Research: ecosystem ecology and global change, carbon and nitrogen cycles and their key processes, plant-soil feedback, nutrient cycling, soil greenhouse gas (CO2, CH4, and N2O) fluxes


    Office: B306


    Email: chuyingguo"At"xmu.edu.cn

    Yiyang An(安轶阳)

    Undergraduate student (2019)


    Research: plant ecology


    Office: B407


    Email: 664967271"At"qq.com

    Siqing Fang (方思晴)

    Master student, 2021~

    • BS, Fujian Normal University, 2017-2021

    Research: forest biodiversity and ecosytem functioning relationships across spatial scales


    Office: A4-2


    Email: faustine"At"stu.xmu.edu.cn

    Ziyuan Lin (林子渊)

    Master student, 2022~

    • BS, Lanzhou University, 2018-2022

    Research: community ecology


    Office: A4-2


    Email: linzy2018"At"lzu.edu.cn

    Ruiling Liu (刘芮伶)

    Research Assistant, 2021~

    • MS, Shanxi Normal University, 2018-2021

    Research: interactions between plants and micro-organisms, plant invasion


    Office: B407


    Email: 1604236935"AT"qq.com

    Sijinghui Qiu (邱思婧晖)

    Master student, 2019~ (co-supervised by Prof. Zhenji Li)

    • BS, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, 2015-2019

    Research: spatial distriubiton of plant diversity across fragmented landscapes


    Office: A4-2


    Email: 814361148"AT"qq.com

    Zheyang Su (苏哲洋)

    Undergraduate student (2019)


    Research: stability of soil microbial communities in response to drought


    Office: B407


    Email: 754037263"AT"qq.com

    Lei Wang (王磊)

    PhD student, 2020~

    • Research Assistant, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2019-2020
    • MS, Fujian Normal University, 2016-2019

    Research: belowground biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in reponse to climate change, carbon and nitrogen cycles in forest ecosystems, plant - microbe interactions


    Office: A4-2


    Email: wangsanshi"AT”stu.xmu.edu.cn

    Jiaxi Yao (姚家曦)

    Undergraduate student (2018)


    Research: beta diversity of woody species across Danxia mountains, effects of crop diversity on food security


    Office: B407


    Email: trembling_aspen"AT"outlook.com

    Chenyu Zhao (赵辰宇)

    Undergraduate student (2018)

    Research: plant - insect interactions along elevational gradients, animal ecology


    Office: B407


    Email: 33120182202170"AT"stu.xmu.edu

    Xueer Zhong (钟雪儿)

    Master student, 2021~

    • BS, South China Agricultural University 2017-2021

    Research: plant ecology


    Office: A4-2


    Email: norachung913"AT"163.com

    Zewei Zhuang (庄泽玮)

    PhD student, 2020~

    • BS, Fujian Normal University, 2016-2020

    Research: drought tolerance of tree species, community assembly, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relationships


    Office: A4-2


    Email: zhuangzewei"AT”stu.xmu.edu.cn