Faculty and Staff
LIU Baozhong
Title: Professor
Research Field: Marine Biology
Department: Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology
Tel/Fax: 86-532-82898696

2008-present, Professor, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
2000-2008, Associate Professor, Institute of Oceanology, CAS
2004.10- 2005.04, Visiting scholar, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
2004.01-2004.04, Visiting scientist, South Australian Aquatic Sciences Centre, SARDI, Australia
1993-2000, Assistant Professor, Institute of Oceanology, CAS
1987-1993, Research Assistant, Institute of Oceanology, CAS


Ph.D., 2003, Graduate University of CAS
M.S., 1992, Graduate University of CAS
B.S. , 1987, Ocean University of China


Professional Memberships
Vice president, Malacology Association, Chinese Society for Oceanology and Limnology (2019 -)
Associate Editor, Marine Sciences (2019-)
Editorial Board, Journal of Fisheries of China (2014-)


Research Interests
Genetics and developmental biology of marine animals;
Molluscan breeding and aquaculture


Selected Publications
1. Pin Huan, Qian Wang, Sujian Tan, Baozhong Liu*, 2020. Dorsoventral decoupling of Hox gene expression underpins the diversification of molluscs. PNAS, 117(1): 503-512. doi/10.1073/pnas.1907328117.
2. Shujing Zhang, Xin Yue, Jiajia Yu, Hongxia Wang, Baozhong Liu*, 2019. MITF regulates downstream genes in response to Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection in the clam Meretrix petechialis. Frontiers in Immunology, 10:1547. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01547.
3. Fengjuan Jiang, Hongxia Wang, Xin Yue, Shujing Zhang, Baozhong Liu*, 2018. Integrating the Vibrio-resistance phenotype and gene expression data for discovery of markers used for resistance evaluation in the clam Meretrix petechialis. Aquaculture. 482:130–136.
4. Xiaohong Huang, Pin Huan, Baozhong Liu*, 2017. A comparative proteomic analysis reveals important proteins for the fertilization and early embryonic development of the oyster Crassostrea gigas. PROTEOMICS, 17, 1–2, 1600251. DOI:10.1002/pmic.201600251.
5. Linhu Zou, Baozhong Liu*, 2016. The polymorphisms of a MIF gene and their association with Vibrio resistance in the clam Meretrix meretrix. Developmental & Comparative Immunology. 62:116-126.
6. Gang Liu, Pin Huan, Baozhong Liu*, 2015. A GATA2/3 gene potentially involved in larval shell formation of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Development Genes and Evolution. 225 (4): 253-257.
7. Xia Lu, Hongxia Wang, Baozhong Liu*, Jianhai Xiang, 2013. Three EST-SSR markers associated with QTL for the growth of the clam Meretrix meretrix revealed by selective genotyping. Marine Biotechnology. 15:16–25.
8. Pin Huan, Hongxia Wang, Bo Dong, Baozhong Liu*, 2012. Identification of differentially expressed proteins involved in the early larval development of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Journal of Proteomics. 75(13):3855-2865.
9. Baojun Tang, Baozhong Liu*, Xiaomei Wang, Xin Yue, Jianhai Xiang, 2010. Physiological and immune responses of Zhikong scallop Chlamys farreri to the acute viral Necrobiotic virus infection. Fish & Shellfish Immunology, 29:42-48
10. Baozhong Liu*, Bo Dong, Baojun Tang, Tao Zhang and Jianhai Xiang,2006. Effect of stocking density on growth, settlement and survival of clam larvae, Meretrix meretrix. Aquaculture, 258: 344-349.