Caiwen  Li

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Email: [[cwli]]
Phone: (804) 684-7237, 7575
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S210
Department: Environmental and Aquatic Animal Health

Education
  • Ph.D. in Marine Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  • MS in Marine Environmental Science, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • BS in Chemistry, Qingdao University
Research Interests
  • Diseases of crustaceans: etiology; pathogenesis; molecular diagnosis; athogen-host interaction.
  • Pathogenic dinoflagellates: pathogenesis; molecular diagnosis
Publications
  • Li, C., Shields, J.D., Ratzlaff, R.E. & Butler, M.J. (2007). Pathology and hematology of the Caribbean spiny lobster experimentally infected with Panulirus argus virus 1 (PaV1). Virus Research, in press.
  • Li, C. & Shields, J. D. (2007) Characterization and primary culture of hemocytes from the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. Proceeding of the World Chinese Symposium for the Crustacean Aquaculture, in press.
  • Li, C. & Shields, J. D. (2007) Primary culture of hemocytes from the Caribbeanspiny lobster, Panulirus argus, and their susceptibility to Panulirus argus Virus 1 (PaV1). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 94, 48-55.
  • Li, C., Shields, J.D., Small, H.J., Reece, K. S., Hartwig, C.L., Cooper, R.A. & Ratzlaff, R.E. (2006). Diagnosis of Panulirus argus virus 1 (PaV1) in the Caribbean spiny lobster using fluorescence in situ hybridization. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 72, 185-192.
  • Li, C., Guan, Y., Yu, R., Zhang, B. & Yu, Z. (2003). The effects of Heterosigma akashiwo on artificial infection of white spot syndrome virus in Fenneropenaeus chinensis. Acta Oceanologica Sinica 25, 132-137.
  • Li, C., Guan, Y. & Yu, Z. (2003). Effects if salinity variation on outbreak of white spot syndrome and immunocompetence in Peaneus japonicus. Marine Environmental Science 21, 6-9.
  • Yu, Z., Li, C. & Guan, Y. (2003). Effect of salinity on the immune responses and outbreak of white sport syndrome in the shrimp Marsupenaeus japonicus. Ophelia 57, 99-106.
  • Guan, Y., Yu, Z. & Li, C. (2003). The effects of temperature on white spot syndrome infections in Marsupenaeus japonicus. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 83, 257-260.
Presentations
  • 8th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, 2007.
  • Hematodinium Associated Diseases Workshop, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, 2007.
  • Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA, 2007.
  • 5th World Chinese Symposium for Crustacean Aquaculture, Shanghai, P.R. China, 2006.
  • Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 2006.
  • International Crustacean contress VI, at Glasgow, Scotland, 2004.
Supervisors
Dr. Jeff D. Shields and Dr. Kimberly S. Reece