清华大学环境学院

School of Environment

 

Name
ZHOU Jizhong
Division
Division of Water Environment
Position Professor
Address
School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P.R.China
Telephone
 +86-10-62784692
E-mail
Facsimile +86-10-62785687

Education background

BS                            1978-1981    Plant Pathology & Entomology, Hunan Agricultural University,  Changsha, China

MS                           1982-1984     Mathematical Ecology, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, China,

Ph.D candidate     1986-1988     System Ecology, Eco-Environmental Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing China

Ph.D                        1990-1993     Molecular Biology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Experience

1982-1984 Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology and Entomology, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, China

1985-1986 Lecturer in the Department of Plant Pathology and Entomology, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, China

1986-1988 Research Associate, Eco-Environmental Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

1988  Visiting Scientist, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

1989  Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Laboratory of Dr. Alan Berryman, Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

1990-1993 Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Laboratory of Dr. AndrisKleinhofs, Department of Genetics and Cell Biology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

1993-1995 Research Associate, Laboratory of Dr. James M. Tiedje, NSF Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Bioreactor Subgroup Leader of the Community Analysis Group

1996-1997 Alexander Hollaender Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL

1997-2000 Staff Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL

2000-2001 Science Team Leader for Microbial Genomics and Ecology, Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL

2001-2002 Senior Staff Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL

2002-2004 Science Leader for Environmental Genomics Program, Biological and Environmental Sciences Directorate, ORNL

2003-2005 Distinguished R&D Staff Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division, ORNL

2004-2005 Member of Science Council,  Biological and Environmental Sciences Directorate, ORNL

2005-present Director of the Institute for Environmental Genomics (IEG), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

2005-present Presidential Professor, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

2006-present Adjunct Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL)

2010-present Adjunct Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

2011-present Director for Environmental Technology for ENIGMA (Ecosystems and Networks Integrated with Genes and Molecular Assemblies), a large scale Genomics: GTL Foundational Science Program at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

1 environmental genomics and functional genomics

2 systems biology and Bioinformatics

3 microbial ecology and community ecology

Academic Achievement

Published Books

Zhou, J.-Z., D.K. Thompson, Y. Xu, and James M. Tiedje. 2004. Microbial Functional Genomics. 624pp. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey.

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Zhou has published more than 400 scholarly papers with citations over 17,000. His H index is 70.

Selected recent publications

J. Zhou*, S. Kang*, C. Schadt, and C. Garten. 2008. Spatial Scaling of Functional Gene Diversity across Various Microbial Taxa. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci, 105: 7768-7773

L. Wu, X. Liu, M. Fields, D. Thompson, C. Bagwell, J. Tiedje, T. Hazen, and J. Zhou*. 2008. Microarray-based whole-genome hybridization as a tool fordetermining prokaryotic species relatedness. ISME J. 2, 642–655.

P. Waldron, J. D.VanNostrand, D. Watson, Z. He, L. Wu, P. Jardine, T. Hazen, and J. Zhou*. 2009. GeoChip analysis of subsurface microbial communities impacted by heavy metal and nitrate contamination. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43: 3529-3534

Van Nostrand, J. D, W. Wu, L. Wu, Y. Deng, J. Carley, S. Carroll, Z. He, B. Gu, J. Luo, C. Criddle, P. Jardine, J. Tiedje, T. Hazen, J. Zhou*. 2009. GeoChip-based analysis of functional microbial communities in a bioreduced uranium-contaminated aquifer during reoxidation by oxygen. Environ. Microbiol. 11: 2611-2626.

H. Gao, Z. Yang, S. Barua, S. Reed, M. Romine, K. Nealson, J. Fredrickson,J. M. Tiedje, and J. Zhou*. 2009. Reduction of nitrate in Shewanella oneidensis dependson atypical NAP and NRF systems with NapB as a preferred electron transport proteinfrom CymA to NapA. ISME J. 3: 966-976.

W. Liu, A. Wang, S. Cheng, B. Logan, H. Yu, Y. Deng, J. van Nostrand, L. Wu, Z. He and J. Zhou*. 2010. Geochip-based functional gene analysis of anodophiliccommunities in microbial electrolysis cells under different operational modes. Environ. Sci.Technol. 44: 7729-7735.

Z. He, M. Xu, D. Ye, S. Kang, L. Kellogg, L. Wu, J. Van Nostrand, S. Hobbie, P. Reich, and J. Zhou*. 2010. Metagenomic analysis reveals a marked divergence in thestructure of belowground microbial communities at elevated CO2. Ecol. Lett. 13: 564-575.

W. Liu, A. Wang, S. Cheng, B. Logan, H. Yu, Y. Deng, J. van Nostrand, L. Wu, Z. He and J. Zhou*. 2010. Geochip-based functional gene analysis of anodophiliccommunities in microbial electrolysis cells under different operational modes. Environ. Sci.Technol. 44: 7729-7735.

J. Zhou*, Y. Deng*, F. Luo, Z. He, Q. Tu, and X. Zhi. 2010. Functional Molecular Ecological Networks. mBio 1(4):e00169-10

T. Hazen, J. Zhou, et al., 2010. Deep-sea oil plume enriches Indigenous oil-degrading bacteria. Science 330: 204-208.

J. Zhou*, Y. Deng, F. Luo, Z. He, and Y. Yang. 2011. Phylogenetic MolecularEcological Network of Soil Microbial Communities in Response to Elevated CO2. mBio, 294): doi:10.1128/mBio.00122-11.

J. Zhou*, L. Wu, Y. Deng, X. Zhi, Y. Jiang, Q. Tu, J. Xie, J. D. VanNostrand, Z. He, and Y. Yang. 2011. Reproducibility and Quantitation of Amplicon Sequencing-Based Detection. ISME J. 5:1303-1313.

J.Zhou*, Q. He, C. L. Hemme, A. Mukhopadhyay, K. Hillesland, A. Zhou, Z. He, J.D. Van Nostrand, T. C. Hazen, D. A. Stahl, J. D. Wall, and A. P. Arkin. 2011. How sulfate reducing microorganisms cope with stress: lessons from systems biology. Nature Review in Microbiology 9: 452-466.

Y. Liang, J. Van Nostrand, Y. Deng, Z. He, L. Wu, X. Zhang, G. Li and J. Zhou*.  2011. Functional gene diversity of soil microbial communities from oilcontaminatedfields in China. ISME J. 5: 403-413.

J. Zhou*, L. Wu, Y. Deng, X. Zhi, Y. Jiang, Q. Tu, J. Xie, J. D. Van Nostrand, Z. He, and Y. Yang. 2011. Reproducibility and Quantitation of Amplicon Sequencing-Based Detection. ISME J. 5:1303-1313.

J. Zhou*, K. Xue, J. Xie, Y. Deng, L. Wu, X. Cheng, S. Fei, S. Deng, Z. He, J. van Nostrand, and Y. Luo. 2012. Microbial Mediation of Carbon Cycle Feedbacks to Climate Warming. Nature Climate Change, 2:106-110.

Z. He, Y. Piceno, Y. Deng, M. Xu, Z. Lu, T. DeSantis, G. Andersen, S. E. Hobbie, P. B.Reich, and J. Zhou*.  2012. The phylogenetic composition and structure of soil microbial communities shifts in response to elevated carbon dioxide. ISME J, 6: 259-272.

Z. Lu, Y. Deng, J. D. Van Nostrand, Z. He, J. Voordeckers, A. Zhou, Y.-J. Lee, O.Mason, E. Dubinsky, K. Chavarria, L. Tom, J. Fortney, R. Lamendella, J. K. Jansson, P.D’haeseleer, T. Hazen, and J. Zhou*. 2012. Microbial gene functions enriched in the Deep water Horizon deep-sea oil plume. ISME J., 6: 451-460.

Y. Yang*, Y. Gao, Q. Lin, D. Xu, H. Yu, L. Wu, Y. Hu, X. Li, Z. He, Y. Deng, S. Wang and J. Zhou. 2013. The microbial gene diversity along an elevation gradient of the Tibetan grassland. The ISME journal, 8(2), 430-440.

Y. Yang,*, L. Wu, Q. Lin, M. Yuan, D. Xu, H. Yu, Y. Hu, J.C. Duan, X. Li, Z. He, K. Xue, S. Wang, and J. Zhou.2013. Responses of the functional structure of soil microbial community to livestock grazing in the Tibetan alpine grassland, Global Change Biology, 19: 637–648.

J. Zhou*, Y. Jiang, Y. Deng, Z. Shi, B. Zhou, K. Xue, L. Wu, Z. He, and Y. Yang. 2013. Random Sampling Process Leads to Overestimation of β-Diversity of Microbial Communities. mBio 4: e00324-13 (doi:10.1128/mBio.00324-13)

J. Zhou*, W. Liu, Y. Deng, Y. Jiang, K. Xue, Z. He, J. D. Van Nostrand, L. Wu, Y. Yang, and A. Wang. 2013. Stochastic assembly leads to alternative communities with distinct functions. mBio, 4: e00584-12

Q. Tu, Z. He, Y. Deng, and J. Zhou*. 2013. Strain/Species-Specific Probe Design for Microbial Identification Microarrays. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Xu, M., Z. He, Y. Deng, L. Wu, J.D. van Nostrand, S. E. Hobbie, P. B. Reich, and J.-.Z. Zhou. 2013.  Elevated CO2 influences microbial carbon and nitrogen cycling. BMC microbiology, 13(1), 124.

D. Qiu, H. Wei, Q. Tu, Y. Yang, M. Xie, J. Chen, M. H. Pinkerton, Y. Liang, Z. He, and J. Zhou*. 2013.  Combined genomics and experimental analyses of respiratory characteristics of Shewanella putrefaciens W3-18-1. Applied and environmental microbiology.

Y. Lee, J. D. van Nostrand, Q. Tu, Z. Lu, L. Cheng, T. Yuan, Y. Deng, M. Q. Carter, Z. He, L. Wu, F. Yang, J. Xu, and J. Zhou*. 2013. The PathoChip, a functional gene array for assessing pathogenic properties of diverse microbial communities. The ISME J., doi: 10.1038/ismej.2013.88.

Y. Chan, J. D. Van Nostrand3, J. Zhou, S. B. Pointing, and R. L. Farrell. 2013.  Functional ecology of an Antarctic Dry Valleys landscape. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci, 110: 8990-8995. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1300643110.

A. Zhou, E. Baidoo, Z. He, A. Mukhopadhyay, J. K. Baumohl, P. Benke, M. P. Joachimiak, M. Xie, R. Song, A. P. Arkin, T. C. Hazen, J. D Keasling, J. D. Wall, D. A. Stahl, and J. Zhou*. 2013. Characterization of NaCl-tolerance in Desulfovibrio vulagris Hildenborough through experimental evolution. The ISME J. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2013.60.

H. Jiang, Q. He, Z. He, C. L. Hemme, L. Wu, and J. Zhou*. 2013. Continuous Cellulosic Bioethanol Fermentation by Cyclic Fed-Batch Co-Cultivation. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79: 1580-1589.

X. Li, Y. Deng, Q. Li, C. Lu, J. Wang, H. Zhang, J. Zhu, J. Zhou*, and Zhili He*. 2013. Shifts of functional gene representation in rhizosphere microbial communities under elevated ozone. The ISME J, 7: 660-71.

J. Zhou*, Y. Deng, P. Zhang, K. Xue, Y. Liang, JVD. Nostrand, Y. Yang, Z. He, L. Wu, D.A. Stahl, T. Hazen, J.M. Tiedje and A.P. Arkin (2014) Stochasticity, Succession and Environmental Perturbations in a Fluidic Ecosystem, PNAS, 201324044.

PATENTS

No. 7,759,057.Method for analyzing microbial communities.Zhou, J.-Z., L. Wu, and X. Liu. 2010.