College Introduction

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) has been established at Shenzhen University to provide both undergraduate and postgraduate education, focusing on interdisciplinary teaching and research. As a special platform at Shenzhen University, IAS seeks to


Cuijing Zhang(Meng Li's group)



Address: Administration Building, Shenzhen University, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, 518060  



2017.07-now            Shenzhen University, IAS, postdoc

2012.09–2017.06       State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ph.D

2008.09–2012.06       Sun Yat-Sen University,College of Life Sciences, B.S



Metabolic mechanism of methanogens in sediments of mangrove wetland

Metagenomics and bioinformatics of environmental microbiology



1.Cui-Jing Zhang, Zhong-Ling Yang, Ju-Pei Shen, Yi-Fei Sun, Jun-Tao Wang, Hong-Yan Han, Shi-Qiang Wan, Li-Mei Zhang*, Ji-Zheng He. Impacts of long-term nitrogen addition, watering and mowing on ammonia oxidizers, denitrifiers and plant communities in a temperate steppe. Applied Soil Ecology. 2018, 130: 241-250

2.Cui-Jing Zhang, Manuel Delgado-Baquerizo, John E. Drake, Peter B. Reich, Mark G. Tjoelker, David T. Tissue, Jun-Tao Wang, Ji-Zheng He*, Brajesh K. Singh*. Intra-species variation of the widely distributed tree species Eucalyptus tereticornis regulates the responses of soil microbiome to changes in temperatures. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 2018, 10(2):167-178

3.Cui-Jing Zhang, Ju-Pei Shen, Yi-Fei Sun, Jun-Tao Wang, Li-Mei Zhang, Zhong-Ling Yang, Hong-Yan Han, Shi-Qiang Wan and Ji-Zheng He*. Interactive effects of multiple climate change factors on ammonia oxidizers and denitrifiers in a temperate steppe. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 2017, 93(4): fix 037

4.Yi-Fei Sun, Ju-Pei Shen, Cui-Jing Zhang, Li-Mei Zhang, Wen-Ming Bai, Ying Fang, Ji-Zheng He*. Responses of soil microbial community to nitrogen fertilizer and precipitation regimes in a semi-arid steppe. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 2018, 18:762–774

5.Jun Zeng, Ju-Pei Shen*, Jun-Tao Wang, Hang-Wei Hu, Cui-Jing Zhang, Ren Bai, Li-Mei Zhang, Ji-Zheng He*. Impacts of projected climate warming and wetting on soil microbial communities in alpine grassland ecosystems of the Tibetan Plateau. Microbial Ecology. 2018, 75: 1009-1023

6.Qing Wang, Yu-Rong Liu*, Cui-Jing Zhang, Li-Mei Zhang, Li-Li Han, Ju-Pei Shen and Ji-Zheng He. Responses of soil nitrous oxide production and abundances and composition of associated microbial communities to nitrogen and water amendment. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 2017, 53(6): 601-611

7.Jun Zeng, Kai Lou, Cui-Jing Zhang, Jun-Tao Wang, Hang-Wei Hu, Ju-Pei Shen, Li-Mei Zhang, Li-Li Han, Tao Zhang, Qin Lin, Philip M.Chalk and Ji-Zheng He*. Primary succession of nitrogen cycling microbial communities along the deglaciated forelands of Tianshan Mountain, China. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2016, 7:1353