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    GUO Wei
    +86-10-64806029  /  guowei@ioz.ac.cn
    The State Key Laboratory of Integrated Management of Pest Insects and Rodents, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R.China
    Group of Eco-genomics and Adaptation      

    1999-2003 Bachelor of Science, Reproductive Biology, College of Life Science, Inner Mongolia University (IMU)
    2003-2010 Ph.D. Molecular Ecology, Institute of Zoology (IOZ), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
    2010-2012 Assistant Professor , IOZ,CAS
    2013-now Associate Professor, IOZ.CAS

    Research Interest:
    Molecular Mechanisms of Insect Epigenetics and Hormone Regulation.
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    Awards and Honors:
    2011 Johnson & Johnson Asia Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award in Bio-tech.
    Research Grants:

    Selected Publication:
    1. Guo W*, Wu Z*, Song J, Jiang F, Wang Z, Deng S, Walker VK, Zhou S. (2014) Juvenile hormone-receptor complex acts on mcm4 and mcm7 to promote polyploidy and vitellogenesis in the migratory locust. PLoS Genet 10: e1004702.
    2. Guo W*, Wang X*, Ma Z, Xue L, Han J, Yu D, Kang L. (2011) CSP and takeout genes modulate the switch between attraction and repulsion during behavioral phase change in the migratory locust. PLoS Genet 7: e1001291.
    3. Guo W*, Wang XH*, Zhao DJ, Yang PC, Kang L (2010) Molecular cloning and temporal-spatial expression of I element in gregarious and solitary locusts. J Insect Physiol 56: 943-948.
    4. Ma Z, Guo W, Guo X, Wang X, Kang L (2011) Modulation of behavioral phase changes of the migratory locust by the catecholamine metabolic pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108: 3882-3887.
    5. Song J, Guo W, Jiang F, Kang L, Zhou S (2013) Argonaute 1 is indispensable for juvenile hormone mediated oogenesis in the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 43: 879-887.
    6. Jiang F, Yang M, Guo W, Wang X, Kang L (2012) Large-scale transcriptome analysis of retroelements in the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria. PLoS ONE 7: e40532.
    7. Wang HS, Zhou CS, Guo W, Kang L (2006) Thermoperiodic acclimations enhance cold hardiness of the eggs of the migratory locust. Cryobiology 53: 206-217.
    8. Song S, Jiang F, Yuan J, Guo W, Miao Y (2013) Exceptionally high cumulative percentage of NUMTs originating from linear mitochondrial DNA molecules in the Hydra magnipapillata genome. BMC Genomics 14: 447.
    9. Liu LJ, Zheng H, Jiang F, Guo W, Zhou S (2014) Comparative transcriptional analysis of asexual and sexual morphs reveals possible mechanisms in reproductive polyphenism of the cotton aphid. PLoS ONE 9: e99506.
    10. Wang HS, Ma ZY, Cui F, Wang XH, Guo W, Lin Z, Yang PC, Kang L. (2012) Parental phase status affects the cold hardiness of progeny eggs in locusts. Functional Ecology 26: 379-389.
    11. Wang HS, Wang XH, Zhou CS, Huang LH, Zhang SF, Guo W, Kang L. (2007) cDNA cloning of heat shock proteins and their expression in the two phases of the migratory locust. Insect Mol Biol 16: 207-219.
    12. Wang X, Fang X, Yang P, Jiang X, Jiang F, …Guo W(16), …et al. (2014) The locust genome provides insight into swarm formation and long-distance flight. Nat Commun 5: 2957.