• Title: 教授 博士生导师
  • Department: 理论生态研究所
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博士生导师        2015至今   兰州大学生命科学学院               

教授(破格晋升)    2014至今   兰州大学生命科学学院             

副教授           2010-2014  兰州大学生命科学学院                    

讲师            2006-2010  兰州大学生命科学学院  

Academic Appointments

博士后         2013-2014,加拿大湖首大学,Han Chen实验室  

博士后         2011-2012,美国蒙大拿大学,Ragan Callaway实验室  

博士后         2009-2010,法国波尔多第一大学,Richard Michalet实验室  

博士    生态学  2003-2006,兰州大学生命科学学院  

硕士    生态学  2000-2003,兰州大学生命科学学院

学士    生态学  1996-2000,兰州大学生命科学学院     


Administrative Appointments
Honors & Awards









1.主持国家自然科学基金面上项目“垫状植物的保育作用及其反馈效应对高山生态系统生物多样性与功能的影响”(31470492, 2015-2018)

2.主持中央高校基本科研费重点项目“植物间正相互作用对高山地上地下生态系统多样性与功能的影响”(lzujbky-2014-k09, 2014-2015)

3.主持中央高校基本科研费项目“高山垫状植物的保育作用与代价及其对群落结构的作用机制”(lzujbky-2013-101, 2013-2014)

4.参与国家自然科学基金重点项目“高山垫状植物群落形成机制与功能的研究”(31230014, 2013-2017)

5.参与国家科技支撑计划“黄河重要水源补给区玛曲湿地生态系统修复关键技术集成与示范推广模式研究”子项目(2009BAC53B00, 2013-2014)

6.主持国家自然科学基金青年基金项目“高寒草甸金露梅对其灌丛下不同植物功能群的正相互作用及其对海拔梯度的响应”(31000203, 2010-2013)

7.主持中央高校基本科研费项目“高寒草甸植物间相互作用类型对功能群差异的响应机理”(lzujbky-2009-39, 2010-2011)

8.主持教育部博士点新教师基金“高寒草甸植物正相互作用机理研究及在生态恢复中的应用”(20070730051, 2008-2010)

9.参与973项目“西部典型区域森林植被对农业生态环境的调控机理”的子项目“森林植被定向恢复与调控途径”(2002CB111505, 2002- 2007)


共发表SCI 论文36篇,参与编写专著1本,其中影响因子3以上共21篇(包括7篇SCI一区论文, 14篇SCI二区论文); 以第一作者或通讯联系人身份发表SCI 论文16篇(包括1篇SCI一区第一作者论文,1篇SCI一区通讯作者论文,4篇SCI二区第一作者论文)

  1. Wang, X.T., Nielsen U. N., Yang, X.L., Zhang,L.M., Zhou, X.H., Du, G.Z., Li, G.X., Chen S.Y. and Xiao, S.* Grazing induces direct and indirect shrub effects on soil nematode communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2018, 121: 193-201. (IF = 4.857, SCI一区)
  2. Jiang, X.P., Richard, M., Chen, S.Y., Zhao, L., Wang, X.T., Wang, C.Y., An, L.Z and Xiao, S. Phenotypic effects of the nurse Thylacospermum caespitosum on dependent plant species along regional climate stress gradients. Oikos. 2018, 127:252-263. (IF = 4.030, SCI二区)
  3. Wang, X.T., Richard, M., Chen, S.Y., Zhao, L., An, L.Z., Du, G.Z., Zhang X.C., Jiang, X.P. and Xiao, S. Contrasting understorey species responses to the canopy and root effects of a dominant shrub drive community composition. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2017, 28:1118-1127. (IF = 2.924, SCI二区)
  4. Xiao, S., Callaway, R.M., Graebner, R., Hierro, J.L. and Montesinos, D., Modeling the relative importance of ecological factors in exotic invasion: The origin of competitors matters, but disturbance in the non-native range tips the balance. Ecological Modelling. 2016, 335:39-47. (IF = 2.275)
  5. Richard, M., Schöb, C., Xiao, S., Zhao, L., Chen, T., An, L.Z. and Callaway R.M. Beneficiary feedback effects on alpine cushion benefactors become more negative with increasing cover of graminoids and in dry conditions. Functional Ecology. 2016, 30:79-87. (IF = 5.210, SCI二区)
  6. Kikvidze, Z., Brooker, R.W., Butterfield, B.J., Callaway, R.M., Cavieres, L.A., Cook, B.J., Lortie, C.J., Michalet, R., Pugnaire, F.I., Xiao, S. and Anthelme, F., The effects of foundation species on community assembly: a global study on alpine cushion plant communities. Ecology. 2015, 96:2064-2069. (IF = 4.733, SCI一区)
  7. Richard, M., Chen, S.Y., An L.Z., Wang X.T., Wang Y.X., Guo, P., Ding, C.C. and Xiao, S. Communities: are they groups of hidden interactions? Journal of Vegetation Science. 2015, 26:207-218. (IF = 3.372, SCI二区)
  8. Chen, S.Y., Chen, Z.L., Guo, P., Ding, C.C., Wang, Y. X., Wang, X.T., Zhang, J.L., Jia, P., Wang, G. and Xiao, S.* The Roles of Spatial Pattern and Size Variation in Shaping Height Inequality of Plant Population. Bulletin of mathematical biology. 2014, 76:476-485. (IF = 2.023)
  9. Schöb, C., Callaway, R.M., Anthelme, F., Brooker, R.W., Cavieres, L.A., Kikvidze, Z., Lortie, C.J., Michalet, R., Pugnaire, F.I., Butterfield, B.J., Cook, B.J., and Xiao, S. et al. A global analysis of bidirectional interactions in alpine plant communities shows facilitators experiencing strong reciprocal fitness costs. New Phytologist. 2014, 204:386-396. (IF = 6.736, SCI二区)
  10. Schöb, C., Michalet, R., Cavieres, L.A., Pugnaire, F.I., Brooker, R.W., Butterfield, B.J., Cook, B.J., Kikvidze, Z., Lortie, C.J. and Xiao, S. et al. A global analysis of bidirectional interactions in alpine plant communities shows facilitators experiencing strong reciprocal fitness costs. New Phytologist. 2014, 202:95-105. (IF = 6.736, SCI二区)
  11. Shah, M.A., Callaway, R.M., Shah, T., Houseman, G.R., Pal, R.W., Xiao, S. et al. Conyza canadensis suppresses plant diversity in its nonnative ranges but not at home: a transcontinental comparison. New Phytologist. 2014, 202:1286-1296. (IF = 6.736, SCI二区)
  12. Cavieres, L.A., Brooker, R.W., Butterfield, B.J.,Cook, B.J.,Kikvidze, Z., Lortie, C.J., Michalet, R., Pugnaire, F.I., Schöb, C., Xiao, S. et al. Facilitative plant interactions and climate simultaneously drive alpine plant diversity. Ecology Letters. 2014, 17:193-202. (IF = 17.949, SCI一区)
  13. Xiao, S., Guangyan, N and Callaway R.M. Models of experimentally derived competitive effects predict biogeographical differences in the abundance of invasive and native plant species. PLOS ONE 2013, 8: e78625. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078625. (IF = 3.73, SCI二区)
  14. Xiao, S., and Richard, M. Do indirect interactions always contribute to net indirect facilitation? Ecological Modeling. 2013, 268:1-8. (IF = 2.069)
  15. Xiao, S., Zhao, L., Zhang, J.L., Wang, X.T. and Chen, S.Y. The integration of facilitation into the neutral theory of community. Ecological Modeling. 2013, 251:127-134. (IF = 2.069)
  16. Xiao, S., Zhao, L., Zhang, J.L., Wang, X.T. and Chen, S.Y. Comparing neutral and trade-off community model in shaping "productivity-diversity" relationship under different disturbance levels. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 2013, 75:213-222. (IF = 2.023)
  17. Bulleri, F., Xiao, S., Maggi, E., Benedetti-Cecchi, L. Intensity and temporal variability as components of stress gradients: implications for the balance between competition and facilitation. Oikos. 2013, 123:47-55. (IF = 3.322, SCI二区)
  18. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y., Xiao S., Brooker, R.W., Gross, N., Liancourt, P., Straile, D. and Michalet, R. Facilitation displaces hot-spots of diversity and allows communities to persist in heavily stressed and disturbed environments. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2013, 25:66-76. (IF = 3.372, SCI二区)
  19. Butterfield, B.J., Cavieres, L.A., Callaway, R.M., Cook, B.J., Kikvidze, Z., Lortie, C.J., Michalet, R., Pugnaire, F.I., Schöb, C., Xiao, S. et al. Foundation species eliminate a phylogenetic diversity – productivity relationship across alpine plant communities globally. Ecology Letters. 2013, 16:478-486. (IF = 15.253, SCI一区)
  20. Chen, S.Y., Xiao, S. and Callaway, R.M. Light intensity alters the allelopathic effects of an exotic invader. Plant Ecology and Diversity. 2012, 5:521-526. (IF = 2.053)
  21. Xiao, S., Callaway, R.M., Newcombe, G. and Aschehoug E.T. Models of experimental competitive intensities predict home and away differences in invasive impact and the effects of an endophytic mutualist. The American Naturalist. 2012, 180:707-718. (IF = 4.736, SCI二区)
  22. Weiner, J. and Xiao, S. Variation in the degree of specialization can maintain local diversity in model communities. Theoretical Ecology. 2012, 5:161-166. (IF = 1.364)
  23. Michalet, R., Xiao, S., Touzard, B., Smith, D.S., Cavieres, L.A., Callaway, R.M. and Whitham T.G. Phenotypic variation in nurse traits and community feedbacks define an alpine community. Ecology Letters. 2011, 14:433–443. (IF = 15.253, SCI一区)
  24. Xiao, S., Zobel, M., Szava-Kovats, R. and Pärtel, M. The effects of species pool, dispersal and competition on the diversity–productivity relationship. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 2010, 19:343–351. (IF = 5.273, SCI一区)
  25. Xu, J., Michalet, R., Zhang, J.L., Wang, G., Chu, C.J. and Xiao, S.* Assessing facilitative responses to a nurse shrub at the community level: the example of Potentilla fruticosa in a sub-alpine grassland of northwest China. Plant Biology. 2010, 12:780–787. (IF = 2.223)
  26. Chen, S.Y., Zhang J.L., Peng, J., Jin, X., Gang, W. and Xiao, Sa.* Effects of size variation and spatial structure on plastic response of plant height to light competition. Chinese Science Bulletin. 2010, 55: 1135–1141. (IF = 0.917)
  27. Chu, C.J., Weiner, J., Maestre, F., Wang, Y., Morris, C., Xiao, S., Yuan, J., Du, G. and Wang, G. Effects of positive interactions, size symmetry of competition and abiotic stress on self-thinning in simulated plant populations. Annals of Botany. 2010, 106:647–652. (IF = 3.388)
  28. Xiao, S., Michalet, R., Wang, G. and Chen, S.Y. The interplay between species’ positive and negative interactions shapes the “community biomass-species richness” relationship. Oikos. 2009, 118:1343–1348. (IF = 3.147, SCI二区)
  29. Chen, S.Y., Xu, Jin., Maestre, F.T., Chu, C.J., Wang, G. and Xiao, S.* Beyond dual-lattice models: incorporating plant strategies when modeling the interplay between facilitation and competition along environmental severity gradients. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2009, 258:266–273. (IF = 2.574)
  30. Chu, C.J., Weiner, J., Maestre, F.T., Xiao, S., Wang, Y.S., Li, Q, Yuan, J.L., Zhao, L.Q., Ren, Z.W., and Wang, G. Positive interactions can increase size inequality in plant populations. Journal of Ecology. 2009, 97: 1401–1407. (IF = 4.69, SCI二区)
  31. Chu, C.J., Maestre, F.T., Xiao, S., Weiner, J., Wang, Y.S., Duan, Z.H. and Wang, G. Balance between facilitation and resource competition determines biomass-density relationships in plant populations. Ecology Letters. 2008, 11:1189–1197. (IF = 8.204, SCI一区)
  32. Xiao, S., Chen S.Y. and Wang, G. Does the ESS height of plant population still exist with the inclusion of spatial structure? — an individual-based model research. Ecological Modeling. 2007, 204:23–218. (IF = 2.077)
  33. Xiao, S., Chen S.Y. and Wang, G. An ESS for the height of a plant population, or an optimal height for an individual?—Rethinking game-theoretic models for plant height. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 2006, 68:957–967. (IF = 1.859)
  34. Xiao, S., Chen S.Y., Zhao L.Q. and Wang, G. Density effects on plant height growth and inequality in sunflower populations. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 2006, 48:513–519. (IF = 3.962SCI二区)
  35. Chen, S.Y., Xiao, S., Zhang, M.X., Chen T., Wang H.C., and An, L.Z. Antisense and RNAi expression for a chloroplastic superoxide dismutase gene in transgenic plants. Botanical Bulletin of Academia Sinica. 2005, 46:175-182. (IF = 1.114)
  36. Wang, G., Yuan, J.L., Wang, X.Z., Xiao, S. and Huang, W.B. Competitive regulation of plant allometry and a generalized model for the plant self-thinning process. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 2004, 66:1875–1885. (IF = 1.859)
  37. Liang, L., Xiao, S. and Wang, G. Seed bank and seed production of indigenous plants species in a central Asian desert. In: Runge M and Zhang XM eds. Ecophysiology and habitat requirements of perennial plant species in the Taklimakan desert. 2004, 147-152. Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Germany. (Book chapter)


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