Biological Database platform

State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, Southwest University
College of Computer and Information Science, Southwest University
College of Animal Science and Technology, Southwest University
College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, Southwest University

Dr. Bi MA

马赑, 博士, 讲师
Bi MA, Ph.D.
Lecturer, State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, Southwest University
Email: mbzls{at}swu.edu.cn
Phone: +86-23-68251903
Fex: +86-23-68251128
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 2017.07 – Associate professor, State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China.
  • 2015.01 – 2017.06. Postdoctoral fellow, State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China.
  • 2011.09 – 2014.12. Ph.D., State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China.
  • 2009.09 – 2011.06. M.Sc., College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China.
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Transposons
    • How important are transposons for plant evolution?
  • Genomics and comparative genomics
    • Whole Genome Resequencing, Methylation, Evolution, GWAS
  • Bioinformatics
    • Software and tools, databases (MnTEdb)
SUPPORTS
  • General Financial Grant from the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2016M592622)
  • Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (XDJK2015C116)
PUBLICATIONS
  1. Ma B, Kuang LL, Xin YC, Hou F, He NJ (2017a) Reverse transcriptase sequences from mulberry LTR retrotransposons: characterization analysis. Open Life Sci 12: 266-276.
  2. Ma B, Xin Y, Kuang L, Hou F, He N (2017b) Identification and Characterization of Reverse Transcriptase Fragments of Long Interspersed Nuclear Elements (LINEs) in the Morus notabilis Genome. American Journal of Molecular Biology 07: 138-152.
  3. Xuan YH, Li CS, Wu Y, Ma B, Liu RL, He NJ (2017) FISH-based mitotic and meiotic diakinesis karyotypes of Morus notabilis reveal a chromosomal fusion-fission cycle between mitotic and meiotic phases. Scientific reports 7(1):9573.
  4. Li H, Liang J, Chen H, Ding G, Ma B, He N (2016) Evolutionary and functional analysis of mulberry type III polyketide synthases. BMC Genomics 17: 540.
  5. Luo Y#, Ma B#, Zeng Q, Xiang Z, He N (2016) Identification and characterization of Lateral Organ Boundaries Domain genes in mulberry, Morus notabilis. Meta gene 8: 44-50.
  6. Ma B, Li T, Xiang Z, He N (2015) MnTEdb, a collective resource for mulberry transposable elements. Database : the journal of biological databases and curation 2015: bav004-bav004.
  7. Zou ZL, Xu YM, Ma B, Xiang ZH, He NJ (2015) BmECM25, from the silkworm Bombyx mori, is an extracellular matrix protein. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 65: 68-74.
  8. An Z, Tang Z, Ma B, Mason AS, Guo Y, Yin J, Gao C, Wei L, Li J, Fu D (2014) Transposon variation by order during allopolyploidisation between Brassica oleracea and Brassica rapa. Plant Biol. 16: 825-835.
  9. Jia L, Zhang D, Qi X, Ma B, Xiang Z, He N (2014) Identification of the conserved and novel miRNAs in mulberry by high-throughput sequencing. PloS one 9: e104409.
  10. Ma B, Luo Y, Jia L, Qi X, Zeng Q, Xiang Z, He N (2014) Genome-wide identification and expression analyses of cytochrome P450 genes in mulberry (Morus notabilis). Journal of integrative plant biology 56: 887-901.
  11. Shang J, Song P, Ma B, Qi X, Zeng Q, Xiang Z, He N (2014) Identification of the mulberry genes involved in ethylene biosynthesis and signaling pathways and the expression of MaERF-B2-1 and MaERF-B2-2 in the response to flooding stress. Funct Integr Genomics 14: 767-777.
  12. Wang Q, Ma B, Qi X, Guo Q, Wang X, Zeng Q, He N (2014) Identification and characterization of genes involved in the jasmonate biosynthetic and signaling pathways in mulberry (Morus notabilis). Journal of integrative plant biology 56: 663-672.
  13. Fu DH#, Ma B#, Mason AS, Xiao ML, Wei LJ, An ZS (2013) MicroRNA-based molecular markers: a novel PCR-based genotyping technique in Brassica species. Plant Breeding 132: 375-381.
  14. He N, Zhang C, Qi X, Zhao S, Tao Y, Yang G, Lee TH, Wang X, Cai Q, Li D, Lu M, Liao S, Luo G, He R, Tan X, Xu Y, Li T, Zhao A, Jia L, Fu Q, Zeng Q, Gao C, Ma B, Liang J, Wang X, Shang J, Song P, Wu H, Fan L, Wang Q, Shuai Q, Zhu J, Wei C, Zhu-Salzman K, Jin D, Wang J, Liu T, Yu M, Tang C, Wang Z, Dai F, Chen J, Liu Y, Zhao S, Lin T, Zhang S, Wang J, Wang J, Yang H, Yang G, Wang J, Paterson AH, Xia Q, Ji D, Xiang Z (2013) Draft genome sequence of the mulberry tree Morus notabilis. Nat. Commun. 4: 2445.
  15. Ma B, Wei L, Mason AS, An Z, Xiao M, Banga S, Zhang J, Zhou Q, Fu D (2013) Characterization and comparison of key genes involved with flowering time regulation from Arabidopsis thaliana, Oryza sativa, and Zea mays. African Journal of Biotechnology 12: 353-363.
  16. Wei LJ, Xiao ML, An ZS, Ma B, Mason AS, Qian W, Li JN, Fu DH (2013a) New insights into nested long terminal repeat retrotransposons in Brassica species. Molecular Plant 6: 470-482.
  17. Wei LJ, Xiao ML, Mason AS, Ma B, Lu K, Li JN, Katrin L, Fu DH (2013b) Characterization and evolutionary analysis of Brassica species-diverged sequences containing simple repeat units. Genes Genom 35: 167-175.