Xiaobo Zeng
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Name: Xiao-bo Zeng

SubjectsBiopharmaceutical Engineering

Department:  School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

College appointment:  Associate Professor

Email: zengxb@whu.edu.cn

Telephone: +86 27 6875 9939




Aug 1997- Jun 2002  Ph.D in Food Science, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Sep 1993- Jun 1997 Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

·Professional Experience:

Aug 2002- Jul 2004, Postdoctoral research work, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Aug 2007- Aug 2008, Study in Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Mar 2015-Aug 2015 and Nov 2015-Feb 2016, Study in Department of Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine, Augusta University, US



Teaching the courses of Fermentation Engineering and Food Safety for undergraduate student.


Research interests:

Main research focus on polarity proteins of epithelial cells and their functions on tumorigenesis.



Zeng, X.B., D.P. Small, and W.K. Wan, Statistical optimization of culture conditions for bacterial cellulose production by Acetobacter xylinum BPR 2001 from maple syrup. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2011. 85(3): 506-513.

Zeng, X., J. Liu, J. Chen, Q. Wang, Z. Li, and H. Wang, Screening of the common culture conditions affecting crystallinity of bacterial cellulose. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology, 2011, 38(12):1993-9.

Zeng, X.B., H.Y. Wang, L.Y. He, Y.C. Lin, and Z.T. Li, Medium optimization of carbon and nitrogen sources for the production of eucalyptene A and xyloketal A from Xylaria sp. 2508 using response surface methodology. Process Biochemistry, 2006. 41(2): p. 293-298.