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


Zongbao Liu

Ph.D., Associate Researcher


Address:  Room 347, Administration Building, Shenzhen University, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, 518060



2015  South China University of Technology, College of Light Industry and Food Technology, PhD

2011  Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, College of Food Science, MSc

2007  Qilu University Of Technology, College of Food Science and Engineering, BSc



2019/07-Now     Shenzhen University,IAS,Associate Researcher

2016/05-2019/06  Shenzhen University,IAS,Postdoc

2015/07-2016/05  State Key Laboratory of Food Safety Technology for Meat Products, Research Specialist



Complete ammonia oxidizer

Study environmental antibiotic resistance genes by metagenomic methods

Excavation and identification of functional genes from metagenomes



1.Zongbao Liu, Uli Klümper, Yang Liu, Yuchun Yang, Qiaoyan Wei, Jih-Gaw Lin, Ji-Dong Gu, Meng Li*, Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analyses reveal activity and hosts of antibiotic resistance genes in activated sludge, Environment International, 2019, 129: 208-220.

2.Zongbao Liu, Uli Klümper, Lei Shi, Lei Ye and Meng Li*, From Pig Breeding Environment to Subsequently Produced Pork: Comparative Analysis of Antibiotic Resistance Genes and Bacterial Community Composition, frontiers in microbiology, 2019, 10:43.

3.Zongbao Liu, Zhigang Zhang, He Yan, Jianrong Li, Lei Shi*, Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Multidrug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Strains from Pork and Environmental Samples in Xiamen, China, Journal of Food Protection, 2015, 78(1): 78-88

4.Zongbao Liu, Chao Zhao, Yunjin Deng, Yifan Huang*, Bin Liu, Characterization of a thermostable recombinant β-galactosidase from a thermophilic anaerobic bacterial consortium YTY-70, Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 2015, 29(3):547-554

5.Zongbao Liu, Zhigang Zhang, Lei Shi*. Structure analysis and homology modeling of DfrA12 protein. Modern Food Science& Technology 2013, 29:1505-1508(EI)