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Plant Pest Diagnostics Center

Dr. Li Shi

Dr. Li Shi

former Postdoctoral Scientist

Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, California Department of Food & Agriculture
3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, U.S.A.
916-738-6674 office, 916-262-1190 fax, li.shi@cdfa.ca.gov

 

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Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 2010 - Doctor of Philosophy (Entomology) - College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing; Dissertation: Systematics of Lauxaniidae from Southern China (Diptera: Lauxaniidae). Academic Adviser: Prof. Ding Yang
  • 2003 - Masters of Science(Entomology) - College of Life Science and Technology, Inner Mongolia Normal University, Hohhot; Thesis: A comparative study on Isozyme of Eurydema Laporte from Inner Mongolia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Academic Adviser: Prof. Baoying Qi
  • 1998 - Bachelor of Agriculture - College of Agronomy, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Inner Mongolia, Hohhot; Thesis: Researches on Biological Characters of Phytomyza atricornis Meigen on purple medic (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Academic Adviser: Prof. Ruixia Meng

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Scientist. 2010 – 2012
    Plant Pest Diagnostics Lab, California Department of Food & Agriculture, Sacramento.
  • Associate Professor. 2010 – present
    College of Agronomy, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University,  Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China.
  • Instructor. 1998 – 2010
    College of Agronomy, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University,  Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. [Taught: Agricultural entomology; Chemical protection of plants; Grassland and lawn pest management; Horticultural entomology; Insect Taxonomy] [Undergraduates’ thesis and curricular advisor: students doing morphological research on Coleoptera (Cerambycidae Chrysomelidae), Hymenoptera (Sphecidae), Lepidoptera (Noctuidae)].

Publications

  1. Bai, H.Y., li, J.L.&Shi, L. 2003. A Comparative study on Esterase isozyme in three Lygus species of different sex. Journal of Jin South-eastern teachers college, 20 (2): 16-17.
  2. Pang, B.P., Zhou, X.R.&Shi, L. et al. 2004. Performance of Tethanychus truncatus Ehara reared with different host plants. Acta Entomologica Sinica, 47(1): 55-58.
  3. Shi, L.&Bai, H.Y. 2004. Studies on EST isozyme of different individiuals and sexes of two species in Eurydema from Inner Mongolia. Journal of Jin South-eastern teachers college, 21(2): 10-12.
  4. Gao, S.J., Pang, B.P.&Shi, L. et al. 2004. Geostatistical analysis on spatial patterns of Plutella xylostella lavae. Entomological Knowledge, 41 (4): 324-327.
  5. Bai, H.Y., Shi, L.&Tie, J. 2004. Application of isozyme electrophoretic technique in insect taxonomy research. Journal of Jin South-eastern teachers college, 21(5): 36-39.
  6. Qi, B.Y., Zheng, Z.M.&Shi, L. 2004. A Comparative study on Esterase isozyme on partial miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Journal of Inner Mongolia Normal University, 33(4): 416-423.
  7. Shi, L.&Jia, M.H. 2005. Studies on occurrence and health risks with prevention and control on Helicoverpa armigera. Inner Mongolia Agricultural Science and Technology, (2): 15-17.
  8. Shi, L.& Qi, B.Y. 2005. A comparative study on Esterase Isozyme of Eurydema Laporte from Inner Mongolia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Entomological Knowledge, 42 (3): 278-284.
  9. Shi, L.&Feng, W.Y. 2005. A comparative study on Esterase Isozyme oftwo species in Eurydema Laporte from Inner Mongolia. Acta Agriculturaeboreali-Sinica, 20(4): 89-91.
  10. Shi, L., Hao, J.Y.&Mo, H.Y. 2008. Records on some species of scarab beetle in Inner Mongolia. Inner Mongolia Agricultural Science and Technology, (3): 32-33, 34.
  11. Shi, L.& Yang, D. 2008. Species of the subgenus Neohomoneura van der Wulp from Hainan in China (Diptera, Lauxaniidae). Zootaxa, 1793: 28-46.  
  12. Shi, L., Yang, D. & Gaimari, S. D. 2009. Species of the genus Cestrotus Loew from China (Diptera, Lauxaniidae). Zootaxa, 2009: 41-68. 
  13. Shi, L.& Yang, D. 2009. Two new species of the genus Noonamyia from Hainan in China (Diptera, Lauxaniidae). Zootaxa, 2014: 34-40.
  14. Shi, L., Li, W. L. & Yang, D. 2009. Two new species of the genus Phobeticomyia from China (Diptera, Lauxaniidae). Zootaxa, 2090: 57-68.
  15. Shi, L., Li, W. L. & Yang, D. 2009. Five new species of the genus Dioides from China (Diptera: Lauxaniidae). Annuals Zoologici, 2009, 59 (1): 93-105.
  16. Shi, L.& Yang, D. 2009. Species of the genus Prosopophorella from China (Diptera, Lauxaniidae).Annuals Zoologici, 2009, 59 (2): 159-164.
  17. Shi, L.& Yang, D. 2009. Notes on species groups of subgenus Homoneura from China with descriptions of two new species (Diptera, Lauxaniidaae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 34 (3): 462-471.
  18. Shi, L.& Yang, D. 2009. The Genus Pachycerina Macquart, 1835 from China (Diptera, Lauxaniidae). Annuals Zoologici, 2009, 59 (4): 503–509.
  19. Shi L., Yang D. & Grootaert P. 2009. New Hybos species from Oriental China (Diptera: Empididae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 135(1-2): 189–192. 
  20. Yang D., Shi L. & Li W H. 2009. A new species of Rhopalopsole from Oriental China (Plecoptera: Leuctridae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society,135(1-2): 193–195.
  21. Gao, C.X., Shi, L.&li, W.L. et al. 2009. Family Lauxaniidae. In: Yang, D., Hebei Zoological fauna, pp521-523. Beijing: Agricultural Science and Technology Press in
  22. Shi, L. & Yang, D. 2009. Notes on the Homoneura (Homoneura) beckeri group from the Oriental Region, with descriptions of ten new species from China (Diptera: Lauxaniidae). Zootaxa, 2325: 1–28.

Grants

  • 2006–2010, Foundation Most Grant from Department of Science and Technology “Investigation of Biological Resources from Hainan Island and Xisha Islands”
    2007–2009, National Natural Science Funds of China “Researches on Chemical message of Oedaleus decorus asiaticus Bei-Bienko clustering outbreak disaster (Orthoptera: Oedipodidae)”
    2005–2007, National Natural Science Funds of China “Researches on Host Selectivity of Liriomyza Huidobrensis Blanchard and Its Mechanisms”
    2000–2003, National Natural Science Funds of China “Molecular Systematics of Miridae from Inner Mongolia”

Travel - Entomological expeditions & fieldwork experience

  • China
    • Inner Mongollia (1998-2007)
    • Shan’xi (2001)
    • Sichuan (2005)
    • Hebei (2008)
    • Fujian (2009, 2010)

Travel - Entomological museums

  • China: Institute of Zoology, Chinese Acadamy of Sciences (2008, 2009)
  • Switzerland: Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Genève (2009)
  • Hungary: Hungarian Natural History Museum (2009)

Participation in scientific meetings

  • Entomological Society of China, Annual meetings [1999-2009]
  • International CBOL (Consortium for the Barcode of Life) Meeting in China [2009]

Professional societies

  • Chinese Entomological Society

Professional collaborations

  • Stephen D. Gaimari (California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, USA)
  • Bernhard Merz (Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland)
  • László Papp (Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary)
  • Vera C. Silva (São Paulo State University, UNESP, Brazil)
  • Anatole I. Shatalkin (Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia)