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Shiqi Luo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Entomology, College of Plant Protection

China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

Email: shiqi_luo(a)



Work experience

China Agricultural University


Associate Professor

School of Life Sciences, Peking University


Postdoctoral Researcher


Faculty of 1000


Associate Faculty Member

Academic associations



University of Helsinki, Finland

Department of Biosciences


Visiting Student

Peking University, China

School of Life Sciences



Nanjing Normal University, China

School of Life Sciences





  1. Luo, S.#, H. Zhang#, Y. Duan#, X. Yao, A. G. Clark*, and J. Lu*. 2020. The evolutionary arms race between transposable elements and piRNAs in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 20, 14. PDF

  2. Wang, J., Q. Su, X. Zhang*, C. Li, S. Luo, X. Zhou, and H. Zheng*. 2020. Entomomonas moraniae gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Pseudomonadaceae isolated from Asian honey bee gut, possesses a highly reduced genome. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 70(1), 165-171. PDF

  3. Luo, S., M. Tang, P. B. Frandsen, R. J. Stewart, and X. Zhou*. 2018. The genome of an underwater architect, the caddisfly Stenopsyche tienmushanensis Hwang (Insecta: Trichoptera). GigaScience 7(12):giy143. PDF

  4. Luo, S.#, F. He#, J. Luo#, S. Dou#, Y. Wang#, A. Guo, and J. Lu*. 2018. Drosophila tsRNAs preferentially suppress general translation machinery via antisense pairing and participate in cellular starvation response. Nucleic Acids Research, 46(10): 5250-5268. PDF

  5. Zhou, C., S. Liu, W. Song, S. Luo, G. Meng, C. Yang, H. Yang, J. Ma, L. Wang, S. Gao, J. Wang, H. Yang, Y. Zhao*, H. Wang*, and X. Zhou*. 2018. Characterization of viral RNA splicing using whole-transcriptome datasets from host species. Scientific Reports, 8:3273. PDF

  6. Luo, S., and J. Lu*. 2017. Silencing of transposable elements by piRNAs in Drosophila: an evolutionary perspective. Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics, 15:164-167. PDF

  7. Duan, Y.#, S. Dou#, S. Luo#, H. Zhang, and J. Lu*. 2017. Adaptation of A-to-I RNA editing in Drosophila. PLoS Genetics, 13(3): e1006648. PDF

  8. Lei, Y., Y. Wang, V. Ahola, S. Luo, C. Xu, and R. Wang*. 2016. RNA sequencing reveals differential thermal regulation mechanisms between sexes of Glanville fritillary butterfly in the Tianshan Mountains, China. Molecular Biology Reports, 43: 1423-1433. PDF

  9. Li, J.#, S. Luo#, C. Shu, C. Xu, and R. Wang*. 2015. Acetylcholinesterase genes in the Glanville fritillary butterfly (Melitaea cinxia, Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 88(3): 340-354. PDF

  10. Luo, S., V. Ahola, C. Shu, C. Xu, and R. Wang*. 2015. Heat shock protein 70 gene family in the Glanville fritillary butterfly and their response to thermal stress.Gene, 556: 132-141. PDF

  11. Ahola, V.#, R. Lehtonen#, P. Somervuo#, L. Salmela, P. Koskinen, P. Rastas, N. Välimäki, L. Paulin, J. Kvist, N. Wahlberg, J. Tanskanen, E. A. Hornett, L. C. Ferguson, S. Luo, Z. Cao, M. A. De Jong, A. Duplouy, O. Smolander, H. Vogel, R. C. Mccoy, K. Qian, S. C. Wong, Q. Zhang, F. Ahmad, J. K. Haukka, A. Joshi, J. Salojärvi, C. W. Wheat, E. Grosse-Wilde, D. Hughes, R. Katainen, E. Pitkänen, J. Ylinen, R. M. Waterhouse, M. Turunen, A. Vähärautio, S. P. Ojanen, A. H. Schulman, M. Taipale, D. Lawson, E. Ukkonen, V. Mäkinen, M. R. Goldsmith, L. Holm, P. Auvinen, M. J. Frilander, and I. Hanski*. 2014. The Glanville fritillary genome retains an ancient karyotype and reveals selective chromosomal fusions in Lepidoptera. Nature Communications 5: 4737. PDF

  12. Luo, S.*, S. C. Wong, C. Xu, I. Hanski, R. Wang, and R. Lehtonen. 2014. Phenotypic plasticity in thermal tolerance in the Glanville fritillary butterfly. Journal of Thermal Biology 42: 33-39. PDF

  13. Luo, S., C. Shu, C. Xu, and R. Wang*. 2013. Molecular cloning and expression in vitro of a carboxylesterase from the Glanville fritillary butterfly. Gene, 524: 275-281. PDF

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