2007-2011, School of Life Science, Anhui University
BSc with the first class honors in Biological Engineering
2011-2017, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences – Ph.D.
Research topic focused on “soil microbial community and function”
2017-2020, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecological Sciences, Anhui University
2018-Present, Academic Secretary, Key Laboratory of Wetland Ecosystem Protection
2019-Present, Research Group Leader, Department of Ecological Sciences, Anhui University
2020-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Ecological Sciences, Anhui University
2021-Present, Specialist, Department of Ecology and Environment of Anhui Province
2016, National Scholarship for Postgraduate Students
2017, Outstanding Young Scientist of Anhui University
2018, First Prize of Teaching Competition of Anhui University
2020, Teaching Excellence Award for undergraduate of Anhui University
2021, First prize of Science and Technology Progress of Chinese Soil Society
Research Interest: Microbial Ecology
1). PI: Xingjia Xiang. National Natural Science Foundation of China (2018-2021). Total direct costs: ¥ 230K.
2). PI: Xingjia Xiang. Natural Science Foundation of Department of Education of Anhui Province (2018-2020). Total direct costs: ¥ 60K.
3). PI: Xingjia Xiang. Funds for high-level talents of Anhui University (2017-2022). Total direct costs: ¥ 120K.
4). PI: Xingjia Xiang. Commissioned research projects from Anhui Academy of Hydraulic Sciences (2021-2022). Total direct costs: ¥ 300K.
5). PI: Xingjia Xiang. Commissioned research projects from Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences (2019-2022). Total direct costs: ¥ 200K.
6). PI: Xingjia Xiang. Commissioned research projects from Nanjing Academy of Environmental Sciences (2019-2021). Total direct costs: ¥ 250K.
7). PI: Xingjia Xiang. Commissioned research projects from County Government (2021-2023). Total direct costs: ¥ 330K.
8). PI: Xingjia Xiang. Commissioned research projects from Hemei Environmental Protection Co., LTD (2021-2024). Total direct costs: ¥320K.
List of Publications:
*: Corresponding author; #: Contributed equally
1). Jiangjian Kong, Xingjia Xiang, Jian Yang. 2021. Wildfire alters the linkage between total and available soil C:N:P ratios and the stoichiometric effects on fine root growth in a Chinese boreal larch forest. Plant and Soil, in press.
2). Xingjia Xiang, Lele Jin, Zhuoqing Yang, Nazhong Zhang, Feng Zhang. 2021. Dramatic shifts in intestinal fungal community between wintering Hooded Crane and Domestic Goose. Avian Research, 12:1.
3). Decheng Gu, Xingjia Xiang, Yucheng Wu, Jun Zeng, Xiangui Lin. 2021. Synergy between fungi and bacteria promotes polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon cometabolism in lignin-amended soil. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 425:127958.
4). Lele Jin, Xingjia Xiang*, Jinyi Zhang, Jie Zhang, Ming Liu, Wenjing Qin, Jingrui Chen, Xiaofen Chen, Changxu Xu, Jia Liu. 2021. Dramatic shifts in fungal communities following application of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth L.) in upland of Ultisol. European Journal of Soil Biology, 106:103349.
5). Yuying Ma, Huanchao Zhang, Daozhong Wang, Xisheng Guo, Teng Yang, Xingjia Xiang, Florian Walder, Haiyan Chu. 2021. Differential Responses of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Communities to Long-Term Fertilization in the Wheat Rhizosphere and Root Endosphere. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 87:17.
6). Xingjia Xiang, Jonathan Adams, Caifei Qiu, Wenjing Qin, Jingrui Chen, Lele Jin, Changxu Xu, Jia Liu. 2021. Nutrient improvement and soil acidification inducing contrary effects on bacterial community structure following application of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth L.) in Ultisol. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 312:107348.
7). Binghua Sun, Xiaojuan Xu, Yingna Xia, Yumei Cheng, Shuxin Mao, Xinagjia Xiang, Dongpo Xia, Xi Wang, Jinhua Li. 2020. Variation of Gut Microbiome in Free-Ranging Female Tibetan Macaques (Macaca Thibetana) across Different Reproductive States. Animals, 11:1.
8). Qian Li#, Xingjia Xiang#, Yikang Li, Li Lin, Fawei Zhang, Guangmin Cao. 2020. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community structure following different grazing intensities in alpine grassland. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 85: 1620-1633
9). Xia Wan, Yu Jiang, Yuyan Cao, Binghua Sun, Xingjia Xiang*. 2020. Divergence in Gut Bacterial Community Structure between Male and Female Stag Beetles Odontolabis fallaciosa (Coleoptera, Lucanidae). Animals, 10(12): 2352.
10). Rong Fu, Xingjia Xiang, Yuanqiu Dong, Lei Chen, Lizhi Zhou. 2020. Comparing the intestinal bacterial communies of sympatric wintering Hooded Crane (Grus monacha) and Domestic Goose (Anser anser domesticus). Avian Research,11: 13.
11). Miaomiao Wang#, Xingjia Xiang#, Xia Wan. 2020. Divergence in Gut Bacterial Community Among Life Stages of the Rainbow Stag Beetle Phalacrognathus muelleri (Coleptera: Lucanidae). Insects, 11(10):719.
12). Fenglin Zhang, Xingjia Xiang, Yuanqiu Dong, Lizhi Zhou. 2020. Significant Differences in the Gut Bacterial Communities of Hooded Crane (Grus monacha) in Different Seasons at a Stopover Site on the Flyway. Animals,10(4):701.
13). Xingjia Xiang, Jia Liu, Jie Zhang, Daming Li, Changxu Xu, Yakov Kuzyakov. 2020. Divergence in fungal abundance and community structure between soils under long-term mineral and organic fertilization. Soil and Tillage Research, 196: 104491.
14). Jia Liu, Daming Li, Changxu Xu, Xingjia Xiang*. 2020. Differential responses of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities to mineral and organic fertilization. MicrobiologyOpen, 9(1): e00920.
15). Xingjia Xiang, Sean Gibbons, He Li, Haihua Shen, Haiyan Chu. 2020. Proximate grassland and shrub-encroached sites show dramatic restructuring of soil bacterial communities. PeerJ, 7:e7304.
16). Yuanqiu Dong, Xingjia Xiang, Guanghong Zhao, Lizhi Zhou. 2019. Variations in gut bacterial communities of hooded crane (Grus monacha) over spatial-temporal scales. PeerJ, 7:e7045.
17). Xingjia Xiang, Fengling Zhang, Rong Fu, Shaofei Yan, Lizhi Zhou. 2019. Significant Differences in Bacterial and Potentially Pathogenic Communities Between Sympatric Hooded Crane and Greater White-Fronted Goose. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:163.
18). Xingjia Xiang, Sean Gibbons, He Li, Haihua Shen, Jing Yun Fang, Haiyan Chu. 2018. Shrub encroachment is associated with changes in soil bacterial community composition in a temperate grassland ecosystem. Plant and Soil, 425(1):1-13.
19). Yu Shi, Yuntao Li, Xingjia Xiang, Ruibo Sun, Teng Yang, Dan He, Yingying Ni, Yongguan Zhu, Jonathan Adams, Haiyan Chu. 2018. Spatial scale affects the relative role of stochasticity versus determinism in soil bacterial communities in wheat fields across the North China Plain. Microbiome, 6: 27.
20). Kunkun Fan, Cesar Cardona, Yuntao Li, Yu Shi, Xingjia Xiang, Congcong Shen, Hongfei Wang, Gilbert Jack, Haiyan Chu. 2017. Rhizosphere-associated bacterial network structure and spatial distribution differ significantly from bulk soil in wheat crop fields. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 113: 275-284
21). Xingjia Xiang, Dan He, Jinsheng He, 2017. Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria rather than archaea respond to short-term urea amendment in an alpine grassland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 107: 218-225.
22). Dan He, Xingjia Xiang, Jinsheng He, 2016. Composition of soil fungal community is more sensitive to phosphorus than nitrogen addition in alpine meadow on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 52: 1059-1072.
23). Xingjia Xiang, Sean Gibbons, Jinsheng He, Haiyan Chu. 2016. Rapid response of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities to short-term fertilization in an alpine grassland on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. PeerJ
24). Haiyan Chu, Xingjia Xiang*, Jian Yang, 2016. Effects of Slope Aspects on Soil Bacterial and Arbuscular Fungal Communities in a Boreal Forest in China. Pedosphere, 26: 226-234.
25). Xingjia Xiang, Sean Gibbons, Jian Yang, Haiyan Chu. 2015. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities show low resistance and high resilience to wildfire disturbance. Plant and Soil, 397: 347-356
26). Jianjian Kong, Jian Yang, Haiyan Chu, Xingjia Xiang. 2015. Effects of wildfire and topography on soil nitrogen availability in a boreal larch forest of northeastern China. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 24: 433-442.
27). Yu Shi#, Xingjia Xiang#, Congcong Shen, Haiyan Chu, et al. 2015. Vegetation-Associated Impacts on Arctic Tundra Bacterial and Microeukaryotic Communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81: 492-501.
28). Xingjia Xiang, Yu Shi, Jian Yang, et al. 2014. Rapid recovery of soil bacterial communities after wildfire in a Chinese boreal forest. Scientific Reports, 4, 3829.
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