Faculty and Staff
Title: Associate professor
Research Field: Marine Biology
Department: Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology
Tel/Fax: 86 532 82898875

2015 – present, Visiting Professor, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, University of Maryland
2011 – present, Associate Professor, Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology, IOCAS
2008 – 10, Assistant Professor, Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology, IOCAS


Ph.D. . 2008, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
B.S. , 2003, Yantai University, Yantai, China.


Professional Memberships
Member, Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering (2014 - )
Member, Aquacultural Engineering Society (2013 - )


Research Interests
Marine biology, microbiology, molecular biology, immunology, vaccinology, fish diseases control and prevention.


Selected Publications
1. P Xiao, M Jiang, Y Liu, M Sun, L Zhang, L Jie, G Li and Z Mo. 2015. Splenic necrosis signs and pathogen detection in cultured half-smooth tongue sole, Cynoglossus semilaevis Günther. Journal of Fish Disease, 38(1): 103-106.
2. Guiyang Li, Zhaolan Mo, Jie Li, Peng Xiao, Bin Hao. 2013. Complete Genome Sequence of Vibrio anguillarum M3, a Serotype O1 Strain Isolated from Japanese Flounder in China. Genome Announc, 1(5): e00769-13.
3. Zhao-Lan Mo, Jie Li, GuiYang Li, Peng Xiao. 2013. Phenotypic characterization, virulence, and immunogenicity of Edwardsiella tarda LSE40 aroA mutant. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 97: 6325-6335.
4. GY Li, J Li, P Xiao, YH Guo, ZL Mo. 2011. Detection of type III secretion gene as an indicator for pathogenic Edwardsiella tarda. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 52: 213-219.
5. Bo Wang, Zhao Lan Mo, Peng Xiao, Jie Li, Yu Xia Zou, Bin Hao, Gui Yang Li. 2010. EseD, a Putative T3SS Translocon Component of Edwardsiella tarda, Contributes to Virulence in Fish and is a Candidate for Vaccine Development. Mar Biotechnol Mar Biotechnol. 12: 678-685.
6. MO Zhaolan, GUO Dongsheng , MAO Yunxiang , YE Xuhong , ZOU Yuxia , XIAO Peng, HAO Bin. 2010. Identification and characterization of prtV gene in Vibrio anguillarum. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 28(1): 55-61.
7. Xiao Peng, Mo Zhaolan, Mao Yunxiang, Wang Chunling, Zou Yuxia, Li Jie. 2009. Detection of Vibrio anguillarum by PCR amplification of the empA gene. Journal of Fish Disease, 32(3):293-296.
8. HAN Yifan, MO Zhaolan, MAO Yunxiang, XIAO Peng, LI Jie, GUO Dongsheng, HAO Bin. 2009. Construction and characterization of a fosmid library of pathogenic bacterium Vibrio anguillarum. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 27(3): 519-526.
9. Bo Wang, Zhao Lan Mo, Yun Xiang Mao, Yu Xia Zou, Peng Xiao, Jie Li, Jia Yin Yang, Xu Hong Ye, Ka Yin Leung and Pei Jun Zhang. 2009. Investigation of EscA as a chaperone for the Edwardsiella tarda type III secretion system putative translocon component EseC. Microbiology. 155: 1260-1271.
10. Mo Zhao Lan, Xiao Peng, Mao Yun Xiang, Zou Yu Xia, Wang Bo, Li Jie, Xu Yong Li and Zhang Pei Jun. 2007. Construction and characterization of a live, attenuated esrB mutant of Edwardsiella tarda and its potential as a vaccine against the haemorrhagic septicaemia in turbot, Scophthamus maximus (L.). Fish & Shellfish Immunology, 23: 521-530.