NInstitute of Oceanology,Chinese Academy of Sciences
TANG YingZhong


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Research Field: Ecology of Phytoplankton/Harmful Algal Blooms/Dinoflagellates
Tel/Fax:+86 0532 8289 6098
Research experience:
? 2013-present: Professor, The Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China
? 2011 - 2016: Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
? 2009 - 2011: Research Scientist, Stony Brook University
? 2007-2008: Post-doctoral Research Associate, Stony Brook University
? 2005-2007: Post-doctoral Research Associate, Old Dominion University, VA, USA
? 2001-2005: Research Engineer/ Research Fellow, Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI), National University of Singapore
? 1990-1997: Associate professor (1996-1997), lecturer (1993-1996), and
assistant professor (1990-1993), Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.

? 1997-2003 Ph.D in Environmental Science and Engineering, National
University of Singapore, Singapore
? 1987-1990 M.Sc. in Ecology and Environmental Biology, Wuhan University, P. R. China
? 1983-1987 B.Sc. in Microbiology, Wuhan University, P. R. China

Professional Memberships:(组织任职)
Associate Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Oceanology and Limnology (2014-)
International Phycological Society (IPS);
International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae (ISSHA);
Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation (CERF, USA);
Phycological Society of America (PSA);
American Society of Microbiology (ASM);
Phycological Society of China (PSA).

Research Interests:(研究方向)
Marine Ecology;
Phytoplankton Ecology;
Ecology of Harmful Algal Blooms (e.g. ecotoxicology, allelopathy, auxotrophy);
Life history of dinoflagellates and other HAB species;
Molecular ecology of resting cysts in dinoflagellates;
Biogeography of resting cyst (stage) of dinoflagellates;
Bioremediation using massive cultivation of macroalgae;
Resting cysts in ballast tank sediments.

Honors and Awards:(获得荣誉、获奖情况)
? Honor Grants for Leading Scientists, The Department of Science and Technology of Qingdao (2016)

Selected Publications:(发表论文、专利、出版书籍等):
(Note: * indicates corresponding author; publications listed in reverse chronological order)

1. Tang, Y.Z.*, Ma, Z.P., Hu, Z.X., Deng, Y.Y., Yang, A.A., Lin, S.H., Yi, L., Chai, Z.Y., Gobler, C.J. 2019. 3000 km and 1500-years presence of Aureococcus anophagefferens revealed indigenous origin of brown tides in China. Molecular Ecology. (in press) DOI: 10.1111/mec.15196.
2. Deng Y.Y., Hu Z.X., Chai Z.Y., Tang, Y.Z.* 2019. Cloning and comparative studies of proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) genes for nine dinoflagellates. Journal of Applied Phycology. (in press)
3. Yang, H.J., Hu, Z.X., Xu, N., Tang, Y.Z.* 2019. A comparative study on the allelopathy and toxicity of four strains of Karlodinium veneficum with different culturing histories. Journal of Plankton Research. 41(1): 17–29.
4. Deng, Y.Y., Hu, Z. X., Chai, Z. Y., Tang, Y.Z.*. 2019. Molecular cloning of heat shock protein 60 (Hsp60) and 10 (Hsp10) genes from the cosmopolitan and harmful dinoflagellate Scrippsiella trochoidea and their differential expressions responding to temperature stress and alteration of life cycle. Marine Biology. 166: 7. DOI:10.1007/s00227-018-3455-3 (in press)
5. Deng, Y.Y., Hu, Z. X., Chai, Z. Y., Tang, Y.Z.*. 2019. Cloning and partial characterization of a cold shock domain-containing protein gene from the dinoflagellate Scrippsiella trochoidea. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 66: 393-403. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12681
6. Chai, Z.Y., Deng, Y.Y., Yang, Y.F.*, Tang, Y.Z*. 2018. Cultivation of seaweed Gracilaria lemaneiformis enhanced biodiversity in an eukaryotic plankton community as revealed via metagenomic analyses. Molecular Ecology. 27: 1081-1093. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14496
7. Yang, A. A., Hu, Z. X., Tang, Y.Z.* 2018. Solid particle addition could enhance the production of resting cysts in dinoflagellates. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology. 36(2): 273-280.
8. Deng, Y.Y., Hu, Z.X., Shang, L. X., Peng, Q. C., Tang, Y. Z*. 2017. Transcriptomic analyses of Scrippsiella trochoidea revealed processes regulating encystment and dormancy in the life cycle of dinoflagellates, with a particular attention to the role of abscisic acid. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:2450.
9. Deng, Y. Y., Hu, Z.X., Zhan, Z. F., Ma, Z. P., Tang, Y. Z*. 2015. Differential expressions of an Hsp70 gene in the dinoflagellate Akashiwo sanguinea in response to temperature stress and transition of life cycle and its implications. Harmful Algae 50:57-64.
10. Hattenrath-Lehmann, T., Zhen, Y., Wallace, R., Tang, Y. Z.*, Gobler, C. J*. 2015. Mapping the distribution of cysts from the toxic dinoflagellate, Cochlodinium polykrikoides, in bloom-prone estuaries using a novel fluorescence in situ hybridization assay. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 82(4): 1114-1125.
11. Tang, Y. Z*., Gobler C. J*. 2015. Sexual resting cyst production by the dinoflagellate Akashiwo sanguinea: a potential mechanism contributing toward the ubiquitous distribution of a harmful alga. Journal of Phycology 51:298–309. DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12274.
12. Yang, Y. F. *, Liu, Q., Chai, Z. Y., Tang, Y. Z*. 2015. Inhibition of marine coastal bloom-forming phytoplankton by commercially cultivated Gracilaria lemaneiformis (Rhodophyta). J. Appl. Phycol. 27:2341–2352.
13. Tang, Y. Z., Kang, Y., Berry, D., Gobler, C. J*. 2015. The ability of the red macroalga, Porphyra purpurea (Rhodophyceae) to inhibit the proliferation of seven common harmful microalgae. J. Appl. Phycol. 27:531–544.
14. Tang, Y. Z., Harke, M. J., Gobler C. J*. 2013. Morphology, phylogeny, dynamics, and ichthyotoxicity of Pheopolykrikos hartmannii (dinophyceae) isolates and blooms from NY, USA. Journal of Phycology 49: 1084–1094.
15. Tang, Y. Z., Gobler C. J*. 2012. The toxic dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides (Dinophyceae) produces resting cysts. Harmful Algae 20: 71-80.
16. Tang, Y. Z.*, Morse R., Kong L. S., Gobler, C. J., and Holmes M. J. 2012. Report of a bloom-forming dinoflagellate Takayama acrotrocha (Dinophyceae) from tropical coastal waters of Singapore. Journal of Phycology 48:455–466.
17. Tang, Y. Z., Gobler C. J*. 2012. Lethal effects of Northwest Atlantic Ocean isolates of the dinoflagellate, Scrippsiella trochoidea, on Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and Northern quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria) larvae. Marine Biology 159: 199-210.
18. Tang, Y. Z., Gobler, C. J*. 2011. The green macroalga, Ulva lactuca, inhibits the growth of seven common harmful algal bloom species via allelopathy. Harmful Algae 10: 480-488.
19. Gobler, CJ*, Berry, D, Dyhrman, ST, Wilhelm, SW, Salamove, A, Lobanov, AV, Zhang, Y., Collier, JL, Wurch, LL, Kustka, AB, Dill, BD, Shah, M, VerBerkmoes, NC, Kuo, A., Terry, A., Pangilinan, J., Lindquist, EA, Lucas, S., Paulsen, IT, Hattenrath-Lehmann, TK, Talmage, SC, Walker, EA, Koch, F., Burson AM, Marcoval, MA, Tang, Y.Z, LeCleir, GR, Coyne, KJ, Berg, GM, Bertrand, EM, Saito, MA, Gladyshevd, VN, and Grigoriev, IV. 2011. Niche of harmful alga Aureococcus anophagefferens revealed through ecogenomics. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 108: 4352-4357.
20. Tang, Y. Z., Koch F., Gobler* C. J. 2010. Most harmful algal bloom species are vitamin B1 and B12 auxotrophs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 107(48):20756-20761.
21. Tang, Y. Z, Gobler*, C. J. 2010. Allelopathic effect of Cochlodinium polykrikoides isolates and bloom water from North America on co-occurring phytoplankton. Marine Ecology Progress Series 406:19-31.
22. Tang, Y. Z.*, Gobler C. J. 2009. Cochlodinium polykrikoides blooms and clonal isolates from the northwest Atlantic coast cause rapid mortality in larvae of multiple bivalve species. Marine Biology 156:2601-2611.
23. Tang, Y. Z., Gobler C. J.*. 2009. Characterization of the toxicity of Cochlodinium polykrikoides isolates from Northeast US estuaries to finfish and shellfish. Harmful Algae 8: 454-464.
24. Tang, Y. Z., Lu, X. P., Laroussi, M. and Dobbs, F. C*. 2008. Sublethal and killing effects of atmospheric-pressure, nonthermal plasma on eukaryotic microalgae in aqueous media. Plasma Processes and Polymers. 5:552-558.
25. Tang, Y. Z., Egerton T. A.*, Kong, L. S. and Marshall H. G. 2008. Morphological variation and phylogenetic analysis of the dinoflagellate Gymnodinium aureolum from a tributary of Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 55(2):91-99
26. Tang, Y. Z.,* and Dobbs Fred. C. 2007. Green autofluorescence in dinoflagellates, diatoms, and other microalgae and its implications for vital staining and morphological study. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(7):2306-2313
27. Tang, Y. Z.,* and Dobbs Fred. C. 2007. Green autofluorescence of dinoflagellate cysts can be used instead of primuline staining for cyst visualization and enumeration in sediments. Journal of Phycology. 43(1):65-68
28. Tang, Y. Z.,* Kong L. S. and Holmes M. J. 2007. Dinoflagellate Alexandrium leei (Dinophyceae) from Singapore coastal waters produces a water-soluble ichthyotoxin. Marine Biology 150(4):541-549
29. Tang, Y. Z., Gin K. Y. H.* and Lim T. H. 2005. High temperature fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) for detecting Escherichia coli in seawater samples, using rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes and flow cytometry. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71(12): 8157-8164
30. Tang, Y. Z.*, Gin K. Y. H. and Aziz M. A. 2003. The relationship between pH and heavy metal ion sorption by algal biomass. Adsorption Science and Technology. 21(6): 525-537
31. Gin K. Y. H., Tang, Y. Z.* and Aziz M. A. 2002. Derivation and application of a new model for heavy metal biosorption by algae. Water Research. 36(3): 1313-1323
32. Tang, Y. Z., Gin K. Y. H.* and Aziz M. A. 2002. Equilibrium model for cadmium adsorption by green algae in a batch reactor. Journal of Environmental Engineering ASCE. 128(4):304-312
33. Gin K. Y. H., Tang, Y. Z. and Aziz M. A. 2001. Heavy metal uptake by algae. In: Kojame H. and Lee Y. K. (Eds.), Photosynthetic Microorganisms in Environmental Biotechnology. Springer-Verlag. 137-168 (Book review)
34. Tang, Y.Z.*, Hu, Z. X., Deng, Y. Y. 2016. Review: Characteristic life history (resting cyst) provides a mechanism for recurrence and geographic expansion of harmful algal blooms of dinoflagellates: A Review. Studia Marina Sinica. 51:132-154. (in Chinese with English abstract)

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