Faculty and Staff
DUAN Delin
Title: Professor
Research Field: Seaweed genetics and genome, seaweed aquaculture
Department: Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology
Tel/Fax: 86-532-82898556

2000 – Professor, Institute of Oceanology, CAS
2017 Foreign Prof. Hokkaido University
2013 Visiting Prof. Harvard University
2009 Visiting Prof. Stanford University
2003 Visiting Prof. Tohoku University
1996-1999 Postdoc. Tokyo University


Professional Memberships
Council Member, Chinese Society of Phycology (2012-)
Member, China Aquaculture Society (2012- )
Member, European Phycological Society (2008- )
Member, American Phycological Society (2005- )
Editorial Board, Perspective in Phycology (2013-)
Editorial Board, Regional Study of Marine Sciences (2014-)
Editorial Board, Journal of Ocean University of China (2011-)
Editorial Board, Izvestiya TINRO (“TINRO Proceedings”) (2018-)

Research Interests
Algal phylogenetics and evolution, algal genome and adaptation; seaweeds genetics and breeding, seaweed development, seaweed food and functional components, seaweed nursery and aquaculture.


Selected papers publications
1. Yang XQ, Li L, Wang XL, Yao JT and Duan DL 2020. Non-coding RNAs participate in the regulation of CRY-DASH in growth and early development of Saccharina japonica (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae). Inter.J. Molecular Sciences. 21:309
2. Zhang J, Yao JT, Hu ZM, Jueterbock A, Yotsukura N, Krupnova TN, Nagasato C and Duan DL. 2019. Phylogeographic diversification and postglacial range dynamics shed light on the conservation of the kelp Saccharina japonica. Evolutionary Applications 12:791-803
3. Shao ZR, Thomas Y, Hembach L, Xiang L, Duan DL, Moerschbacher B, Bulone V, Tirichine L, Bowler C. 2019. Comparative characterization of putative chitin deacetylases from Phaeodactylum tricornutum and Thalassiosira pseudonana highlights the potential for distinct chitin- based metabolic processes in diatoms. New Phytologist. 221:1890-1905
4. Wang XL, Chen ZH, Li QY, Zhang J, Liu S and Duan DL. 2018. High-density SNP-based QTL mapping and candidate gene screening for yield-related blade length and width in Saccharina japonica (Laminariales, Phaeophyta). Scientific Reports. 8:13591
5. Zhang PY, Shao ZR, Jin WH and Duan DL. 2016. Comparative characterization of two GDP-mannose dehydrogenase genes from Saccharina japonica (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae). BMC Plant Biology. 16:62-72
6. Zhang J, Yao JT, Sun ZM, Fu G, Galanin DA, Nagasato C, Motumura T, Hu ZM and Duan DL. 2015. Phylogeographic data revealed shallow genetic structure in the kelp Saccharina japonica (Laminariales, Phaeophyta). BMC Evolution Biology. 15:237
7. Zhang WJ, Jin WH, Sun DL, Zhao LY, Wang J, Duan DL and Zhang QB, 2015. Structural analysis and anti-complementy activity of polysaccharides from Kjellmaniella crsaaifolia, Marine Drug. 13:1360-1374.
8. Hu ZM, Li JJ, Sun ZM, Oak JH, Zhang J, Pablo F, Stewart G and Duan DL. 2015. Phylogeographic structure and deep lineage diversification of the red alga Chondrus ocellatus Holmes in the Northwest Pacific. Molecular Ecology. 24:5020-5033
9. Groisillier A, ZR Shao, G Miche, S Goulitque, P Bonin, S Krahule, B Nidetzky, DL Duan, C Boyen and T Tonon. 2014. Mannitol metabolism in brown algae involves a new phosphatase. J. Exp. Botany. 65(2):559-570
10.Deng YY, Yao JT, Fu G, Guo H and Duan DL, 2014. Isolation, expression and characterization of blue light receptor AUREOCHROME gene from Saccharina japonica (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae). Marine Biotechnology 16:135-143


Books published
1. Wang SJ, Pei LQ, Duan DL, Ultrastructure of Common Red Seaweed in China, Ningbo, Ningbo Press, 2004.
2. Duan DL, Hu ZM, Hu ZY, Phycology, Beijing, Sciences Press, 2012.
3. Duan DL, Miao GR, Wand XL. Aquacultural Biology of Saccharina. Beijing, Sciences Press. 2014.
4. Duan DL, Fu XT, Zhang QB, Zhang GF, Modern Integrative Utilization of Seaweeds Resources. Beijing, Sciences Press. 2015.


Ph.D. 1994. Graduate University of CAS
M.Sc. 1991. Ocean University of China
B.Sc. 1986. Ocean University of China