2010.09-2014.06, B.Sc., Environmental Science, Wuhan University
2010.09-2014.06, BEc., Finance, Wuhan University
2014.09-2019.07, PhD, Mechanics (Energy and Resources Engineering), Peking University
Microalgal carotenoids and lipid metabolism
2017-2018，Award for Scientific Research in Peking University
2017-2018，Lee Wai Wing Scholorship in Peking University
2012-2013，First Class Scholarship of Wuhan University
1.Jin Liu, Zheng Sun, Xuemei Mao, Henri Gerken, Xiaofei Wang, Wenqiang Yang. (2019) Multi-omics analysis reveals distinct mechanism of oleaginousness in the emerging model alga, Chromochloris zofingiensis. The Plant Journal.
2.Xuemei Mao, Tao Wu, Yaping Kou, Ying Shi, Yu Zhang, Jin Liu. (2019) Characterization of type I and type II diacylglycerol acyltransferases from the emerging model alga Chlorella zofingiensis reveals their functional complementarity and engineering potential. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 12(1).
3.Han Sun , Weiyan Zhao , Xuemei Mao , Yuanyuan Ren , Tao Wu, Feng Chen. (2018) Cost-effective wastewater treatment in a continuous manner by a novel bio-photoelectrolysis cell (BPE) system. Bioresource Technology.
4.Peipei Sun, Chi-Chun Wong, Yuelian Li, Yongjin He, Xuemei Mao, Tao Wu, Feng Chen. (2018) A novel strategy for isolation and purification of fucoxanthinol and fucoxanthin from the diatom Nitzschia laevis. Food Chemistry.
5.Han Sun, Xuemei Mao, Tao Wu, Yuanyuan Ren, Feng Chen, Bin Liu. (2018) Novel insight of carotenoid and lipid biosynthesis and their roles in storage carbon metabolism in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Bioresource Technology.
6.Zheng Sun, Yong Chen, Xuemei Mao, and Jin Liu. (2017) Physiological and biochemical changes reveal differential patterns of docosahexaenoic acid partitioning in two marine algal strains of isochrysis. Marine Drugs, 15(11), 357.
7.Xuemei Mao, Tao Wu, Dongzhe Sun, Zhao Zhang, Feng Chen. (2017). Differential responses of the green microalga, Chlorella zofingiensis, to the starvation of various nutrients for oil and astaxanthin production. Bioresource Technology.
8.Jin Liu, Xuemei Mao, Wenguang Zhou, Michael T. Guarnierid. (2016) Simultaneous production of triacylglycerol and high-value carotenoids by the astaxanthin-producing oleaginous green microalga Chlorella zofingiensis. Bioresource Technology, 214, 319-327.