NInstitute of Oceanology,Chinese Academy of Sciences


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Name: Min Hui 

Title: Associate Professor

Research Field: Marine Biology

Tel/Fax: 0086-532-82898859 



9/2008-10/2012          Ph.D. in Marine Biology

College of Biology, University of Bremen, Germany                          

9/2005-7/2008           M.S. in Ecology

College of Marine Life Science, Ocean University of China

9/2001-7/2005           B.S. in Ecology

College of Marine Life Science, Ocean University of China  


1/2016-Present           Associate Professor

Department of Marine Organism Taxonomy & Phylogeny

Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

4/2013-12/2015          Assistant Professor

Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology,

Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research interests:

Molecular Ecology; Phylogenetics; Population genetics; Functional Genomics; Evolutionary Genetics; Deep-sea biology.

Selected Publications:

1. Qian Xin, Min Hui, Chaolun Li, et al. Eyes of differing colors in Alvinocaris longirostris from deep-sea chemosynthetic ecosystems: genetic and molecular evidence of its formation mechanism. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 2021, 39: 282–296. (first co-author)

2. Min Hui, Guohui Shi, Zhongli Sha, et al. Genetic population structure in the swimming crab, Portunus trituberculatus and its implications for fishery management. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 2019, 99: 891–899.

3. Min Hui, Jiao Cheng, Zhongli Sha. First comprehensive analysis of lysine acetylation in Alvinocaris longirostris from the deep-sea hydrothermal vents. BMC Genomics, 2018, 19: 352.

4. Min Hui, Jiao Cheng, Zhongli Sha. Adaptation to the deep-sea hydrothermal vents and cold seeps: Insights from the transcriptomes of Alvinocaris longirostris in both environments. Deep-sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 2018, 135: 2333.

5. Min Hui, Zhaoxia Cui, Chengwen Song, et al. Exploring the molecular basis of adaptive evolution in hydrothermal vent crab Austinograea alayseae by transcriptome analysis. PLoS One, 2017, 12: e0178417.

6. Min Hui, Zhaoxia Cui, Yuan Liu, et al. Identification of genomic regions and candidate genes associated with growth of Eriocheir sinensis by QTL mapping and marker annotzation, Aquaculture Research, 2017, 48: 246258.

7. Min Hui, Agus Nuryanto, Marc Kochzius. Concordance of microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA markers in detecting genetic population structure in the boring giant clam Tridacna crocea across the Indo-Malay Archipelago. Marine Ecology 2017, 38: e12389. 

8. Min Hui, Zhaoxia Cui, Yuan Liu, et al. Transcriptome profiles of the embryos before and after cleavage in Eriocheir sinensis: identification of the developmental genes at the earliest stages. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 2017, 35: 770–781.

9. Min Hui, Wiebke E. Kraemer, Christian Seidel, et al. Comparative genetic population structure of three endangered giant clams (Tridacnidae) throughout the Indo-West Pacific: implications for divergence, connectivity, and conservation. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 2016, 82: 403–414. 

10. Min Hui, Yuan Liu, Zhaoxia Cui. First complete mitochondrial genome of primitive crab Homologenus malayensis (Decapoda: Brachyura: Podotremata: Homolidae). Mitochondrial DNA 2016, 27: 859–860. 

11. Zhaoxia Cui, Min Hui,Yuan Liu, et al. High density linkage mapping aided by transcrptomics documents ZW sex determination system in the Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis. Heredity, 2015, 115: 206–215. (first co-author) 

12. Yingdong Li, Min Hui, Zhaoxia Cui, et al. Comparative transcriptomic analysis provides insights into the molecular basis of the metamorphosis and nutrition metabolism change from zoeae to megalopae in Eriocheir sinensis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics 2015, 13: 1–9. (first co-author)

13. Min Hui, Yuan Liu, Chengwen Song, et al. Transcriptome changes in Eriocheir sinensis megalopae after desalination provide insights into osmoregulation and stress adaption in larvae. PloS One, 2014, 9: e114187. 

14. Min Hui, Jingjie Hu, Yan Li, et al. Development of 24 tri- and tetranucleotide microsatellite markers in Zhikong scallop Chlamys farreri from fosmid library sequences. Marine Biodiversity, 2013, 43: 243–246. 

15. Min Hui, Marc Kochzius, Florian Leese. Isolation and characterisation of nine microsatellite markers in the boring giant clam (Tridacna crocea) and cross-amplification in five other tridacnid species. Marine Biodiversity, 2012, 42: 285–287. 


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