Sun, Lifu

Member Profile

Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology
University of Oklahoma
101 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73019-5300, USA
Lab Phone: (405) 325-8587
E-mail: sunlifu2000@163.com


Research areas
Diversity, community structure and dynamics of mycorrhizal fungi; Ecology of mycorrhiza


Education
Postdoctoral fellow, institute of botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. 2006-2009
Ph.D. in Ecology, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China. 2000-2003
M.S. in Forest Protection, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China. 1995-1998
B.S. in Forest Protection, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China. 1988-1992


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS & WORK EXPERIENCE
2013-pres. Professor, Department of Environment Science, School of Life Sciences, Shaoxing University, Shaoxing, China
2007-2013. Vice Professor, Department of Environment Science, School of Life Sciences, Shaoxing University, Shaoxing, China
2004-2007. Lecturer, Department of Environment Science, School of Life Sciences, Shaoxing University, China
1994-2004. Editor, Northeast Forestry University Press, Harbin, China
1992-1994. Scientific Research Secretary, Forestry College, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China.


TEACHING EXPERICENCE

Lecturing
2004-pres. Environmental Science, Earth Science introduction, Environment Management, History of Science and Technology, Conservation Biology. Shaoxing University, China.
Supervised more than 60 undergraduates, Shaoxing University, China.


HONORS AND AWARDS
2010-pres. Tip-top fellow, Shaoxing City, China.


RESEARCH GRANTS
2012-2015. National Natural Science Foundation, ¥630,000, Community structure and dynamics of Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi under different degree of artificial disturbance.
2009-2012. Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province, ¥80,000, A study on Armillaria biological species in Zhejiang province
2002-2005. Youth Science Foundation of Harbin City, ¥40,000, Identification of Armillaria biological species and the relationship between them and species in Europe and North America.


PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS
Lifu Sun, 2010. A study on Armillaira biological species. Harbin: Northeast Forestry University Press, ISBN978-7-81131-721-3


PAPERS
16. Ni Jian, Zhang Yanhua, Tang Fangping, Sun Lifu*, Pei Kequan, Xue Yu. 2014. Sample Preparation for 454 Pyrosequencing on Ericoid Mycorrhizal Fungi, Journal of Northeast Forestry University. 42(5): 115-119 (in Chinese with English abstract)
15. Tian-Rong Guo, Lifu Sun, Li Han, Muqing Qiu. 2014. Aluminum and Cadmium Forms in Stressed Rhizosphere Soil and Their Bio-availability to Two Hordeum vulgare L. Varieties, CLEAN-Soil,Air,Water, 42(4): 494-497
14. Lifu Sun, Kequan Pei, Fang Wang, Qiong Ding, Yanhong Bing, Bo Gao, Yu Zheng, Yu Liang*, Keping Ma, 2012. Different distribution patterns between putative Ericoid mycorrhizal and other fungal assemblages in roots of Rhododendron decorum in the southwest of China. PLOS ONE, 7(11), e49867
13. Xiufeng Sun, Yuanying Su, Ying Zhang, Mingyu Wu, Zhe Zhang, Kequan Pei, Lifu Sun, Shiqiang Wan and Yu Liang*. 2013. Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal spore communities and its relations to plants under increased temperature and precipitation in a natural grassland. Chinese Science Bulletin, 58: 4109-4119
12. Lifu Sun, Kequan Pei, Yanhua Zhang, Jun Zhao, Guoting Yang, Guofu Qin, Yushuang Song and Ruiqing Song, 2012. Genetic diversity of Armillaria gallica isolates from China and Europe revealed with ISSR analysis. Diversity Science, 20(2): 224-230 (in Chinese with English abstract)
11. Lifu Sun, Kequan Pei, Yanhua Zhang, Guoting Yang, Yushuang Song, Ruiqing Song. 2012. Phylogenetic analysis of Armillaria gallica from North America and China. Mycosystema, 31(2): 686–694 (in Chinese with English abstract)
10. Lifu Sun, Kequan Pei, Yanhua Zhang, Jun Zhao, Guoting Yang, Guofu Qin, Yushuang Song and Ruiqing Song, 2011. Genetic diversity of Armillaria gallica revealed by ISSR analysis. Mycosystema, 30(5):174–186 (in Chinese with English abstract)
9. Lifu Sun, Yanhua Zhang, Guoting Yang, Yushuang Song, Guofu Qin, Ruiqing Song and Kequan Pei, 2010. The effect of chromosome ploidy diversity on Armillaria biological species phylogeny analysis. Mycosystema, 9(5): 771-776 (in Chinese with English abstract)
8. Yu Zheng, Bo Gao, Lifu Sun, Yanhong Bing and Kequan Pei, 2010. Diversity of fungi associated with Rhododendron argyrophyllum and R. floribundum hair roots in Sichuan, China. Diversity Science, 18(1): 76-82 (in Chinese with English abstract)
7. Lifu Sun, 2009. Dviersity of mycorrhizal fungi associated with Rhododendron decorum Franch. Postdoctoral report, Institute of botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (in Chinese with English abstract)
6. Lifu Sun, Yanhua Zhang and Kequan Pei, 2009. A rapid extraction of genomic DNA from fungi. Mycosystema, 28(2): 299-302 (in Chinese with English abstract)
5. Lifu Sun, Yanhua Zhang, Kequan Pei, Guoting Yang and Yushuang Song, 2009. Optimization of inter simple sequence repeats (ISSR) reaction system for Armillaria gallica. Mycosystema, 28(2):261-267 (in Chinese with English abstract)
4. Lifu Sun, Zhang YH, Yang GT, Qin GF, Song YS and Song RQ, 2007a. An overview of biological species amount and geographic distribution of the global Armillaria. Mycosystema, 26(2): 305-316 (in Chinese with English abstract)
3. Lifu Sun,, Zhang YH, Yang GT, Qin GF, Song YS, Song RQ, Zhao J and Tian SM, 2007b. Geographic distribution survey of Armillaria biological species in Heilongjiang province. Mycosystema, 26(1): 59-67 (in Chinese with English abstract)
2. Lifu Sun, Yang GT, Qin GF, Song YS, Song RQ, 2003. An attempt about studies on the phylogenetics of Armillaria gallica with ISSR marker. Bulletin of Botanical Research, 23(3): 317-322 (in Chinese with English abstract)
1. Lifu Sun, Guoting Yang, Jun Zhao, Yushuang Song and Guofu Qin, 2003. Investigation and identification on Armillaria biological species in Mudanjiang forested area of Heilongjiang Province. Forest Pest and Disease, 22(4): 35-38 (in Chinese with English abstract)

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