2017.5 - present      Proferssor, School of Life Science, Lanzhou University, China

2011.8 - 2012.8        Visiting Schoolar at NIH, USA

2010.5 - 2017.4        Associate Proferssor, School of Life Science, Lanzhou University, China 

2007.7 - 2010.4       Lecturer, School of Life Science, Lanzhou University, China

Academic Appointments
Honors & Awards
New Century Excellent Talents in University, 2010

Ongoing Grants:

the Second Tibetan Plateau Scientific Expedition and Research Program (STEP) (Grant No. 2021QZKK0204, 2021-2024)


Completed Grants:

the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31670517,2017-2020)

the Natural Science Foundation of Gansu Province (1606RJZA080,2016-2018) 

the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET-10-0464, 2011-2013)

the Natural Science Foundation of Gansu Province (1107RJZA262,2011-2013) 

the Youth Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (20907019,2010-2012)

the Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (20110211110032,2010-2012)

the Science & Technology Program of Gansu Province (090NKCA078,2009-2011)


Publications (* Corresponding author) For more publications, please visit my ORCID profile.  

  1. Yongmei Qi, Lin Ma, Sajid Naeem, Xueyan Gu, Xijuan Chao, Cong Yuan, Dejun Huang*, 2021. Pb induced mitochondrial fission of fibroblast cells via ATM activation. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 416: 126177. (SCI, TOP期刊, IF 9.038) (Full Text
  2. Yan Hu, Dong Li, Xuan Ma, Rongjian Liu, Yongmei Qi, Cong Yuan, Dejun Huang*. 2021. Effects of 2,4-dichlorophenol exposure on zebrafish: Implications for the sex hormone synthesis, Aquatic Toxicology, 236: 105868. (SCI, TOP期刊, IF 4.346) (Full Text
  3. Jiangyuan Han, Yan Hu, Yongmei Qi, Cong Yuan, Sajid Naeem, Dejun Huang*. 2021. High temperature induced masculinization of zebrafish by down-regulation of sox9b and esr1 via DNA methylation, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 107: 160-170. (SCI, IF 4.302) (Full Text
  4. Xingjie Zhang, Lin Ma, Yue Tang, Jiangyuan Han, Yongmei Qi*, Dejun Huang*. 2021. Low-dose cadmium exposure facilitates cell proliferation by promoter hypermethylation of RASSF1A and DAPK1 genes. Environmental Toxicology. 36 (11) : 2313-2321. (SCI, IF 4.119) (Full text)
  5. Chen Zhang, Dong Li, Tingting Ge, Jiangyuan Han, Yongmei Qi*, Dejun Huang*. 2020. 2,4-Dichlorophenol induces feminization of zebrafish (Danio rerio) via DNA methylation. Science of the Total Environment. 708: 135084  (SCI, TOP期刊, IF 6.551) (Full Text)
  6. Cong Yuan, Chen Zhang, Yongmei Qi, Dong Li, Yan Hu, Dejun Huang*. 2020. 2,4-Dichlorophenol induced feminization of zebrafish by down-regulating male-related genes through DNA methylation. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 189: 110042.  (SCI, IF 4.872) (Full Text)
  7. Dejun Huang, Xiaoning Zhang, Chen Zhang, Hui Li, Dong Li, Yan Hu, Feng Yang, Yongmei Qi. 2018. 2,4-Dichlorophenol induces DNA damage through ROS accumulation and GSH depletion in goldfish Carassius auratus. Environ Mol Mutagen. 59: 798-804. (SCI, IF 3.254) (Full Text)
  8. Tingting Ge, Jiangyuan Han, Yongmei Qi, Xueyan Gu, Lin Ma, Chen Zhang, Sajid Naeem, Dejun Huang*. 2017. The toxic effects of chlorophenols and associated mechanisms in fish. Aquatic Toxicology. 184: 78-93. (SCI, TOP期刊, IF 3.557)Highly Cited Papers, 高被引论文(Full Text)
  9. Bailin Liu, Shiwei Ai, Wenya Zhang, Dejun Huang, Yingmei Zhang*. 2017. Assessment of the bioavailability, bioaccessibility and transfer of heavy metals in the soil-grain-human systems near amining and smelting area in NW China. Science of the Total Environment. 609: 822-829. (SCI, TOP期刊, IF 6.551)(Full Text)
  10. Xiaoning Zhang, Xiaona Zhang, Yongmei Qi, Dejun Huang*, Yingmei Zhang*. 2016. 2,4-Dichlorophenol induces ER stress-mediated apoptosis via eIF2a dephosphorylation in vitro. Environmental Toxicology. 31(2):245-255. (SCI, IF 3.197) (Full Text)
  11. Weiwei Li, Xueyan Gu, Xiaoning Zhang, Jinxin Kong, Nan Ding, Yongmei Qi, Yingmei Zhang, Jufang Wang, Dejun Huang*. 2015. Cadmium delays non-homologous end joining (NHEJ) repair viainhibition of DNA-PKcs phosphorylation and downregulation ofXRCC4 and Ligase IV. Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis. 779:112-123. (SCI, IF 3.680) (Full Text)
  12. Xiaoning Zhang, Xiaona Zhang, Zhidan Niu, Yongmei Qi, Dejun Huang*, Yingmei Zhang*. 2014. 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol cytotoxicity involves oxidative stress, endoplasmic reticulum stress and apoptosis. International Journal of Toxicology. 33(6): 532-541. (SCI, IF1.382) (Full Text)
  13. Xiaoning Zhang, Hui Li, Qian Qiu, Yongmei Qi, Dejun Huang*, Yingmei Zhang*. 2013. 2,4-Dichlorophenol induces global DNA hypermethylation through the increase of S-adenosylmethionine and the upregulation of DNMTs mRNA in the liver of goldfish Carassius auratus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology-Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology. 160C: 54-59. (SCI, IF 2.764) (Full Text)
  14. Hui Li, Xiaoning Zhang, Qian Qiu, Zhen An, Yongmei Qi, Dejun Huang*, Yingmei Zhang*. 2013. 2,4-dichlorophenol induces apoptosis in primary hepatocytes of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) through mitochondrial pathway. Aquatic Toxicology. 140-141: 117-122. (SCI, TOP期刊, IF 3.513) (Full Text)
  15. Christophe Redon, Urbain Weyemi, Palak Parekh, Dejun Huang, Allison Burrell, William Bonner*. 2012. γ-H2AX and other histone post-translational modifications in the clinic. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1819(7): 743-56.(SCI, IF 3.411) (Full Text)
  16. Zhuoyi Xie, Yingmei Zhang, Ailing Li, Ping Li, Weihong Ji, Dejun Huang*. 2010. Cd-induced apoptosis was mediated by the release of Ca2+ from intracellular Ca storage. Toxicology Letters. 192(2): 115-118. (SCI, IF 3.249) (Full Text)
  17. Dejun Huang, Yingmei Zhang, Yongmei Qi, Che Chen, Weihong Ji. 2008. Global DNA hypomethylation, rather than reactive oxygen species (ROS), a potential facilitator of Cadmium-stimulated K562 cell proliferation. Toxicology Letters. 179(1): 43-47. (SCI, IF 3.249) (Full Text)
  18. Dejun Huang, Yingmei Zhang, Yejing Wang, Zhuoyi Xie, Weihong Ji. 2007. Assessment of the genotoxicity in toad Bufo raddei exposed to petrochemical contaminants in Lanzhou Region, China. Mutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. 629 (2): 81-88. (SCI, IF 2.363) (Full Text)
  19. Dejun Huang, Yingmei Zhang, Gang Song, Jing Long, Jianghai Liu, Weihong Ji. 2007. Contaminants-induced oxidative damage on the carp Cyprinus carpio collected from the upper Yellow River, China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.128: 483-488 (SCI, IF 1.035) (Full Text)
  20. Yang Liu, Yingmei Zhang, Jianghai Liu, Dejun Huang. 2006. The role of reactive oxygen species in the herbicide acetochlor-induced DNA damage on Bufo raddei tadpole liver. Aquatic Toxicology. 78 (1): 21-26. (SCI, TOP期刊, IF 3.517) (Full Text)
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