Jingjing Xu, Visiting Scholar


Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen

AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU
Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11
D-26129 Oldenburg

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3081
          +49 (0) 441 798 3095

email: henrik.mouritsen(at)

Jingjing Xu, Visiting Scholar

Personal Data

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Electrical Engineering

Beijing Key Lab of Biological electromagnetism

Tel: +49 0041 798 3180

+49 0174 8156352

Email: jjxu_ucas(at)


2017 - Present  A visiting scholar at Oldenburg University

                      in the group of Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen

2016               Training in Biochemistry of Protein Purification

                      in Peking University

2012-2015        Master degree, Biological   Engineering

                      Chinese Academy of Sciences

2008-2012        Bachelor degree, Kinesiology,

                      Shandong Sport University

Honors & Awards

2016   The scholarship of Joint PhD Training Program in University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

2015   Best Poster Awards on the National Innovation Forum of Ecology and Pests Prevention

2014   National Scholarship for Graduate Students (for Top 10% students)

2013   The Honorary Title of Merit Students in University of Chinese Academy

2012   College Scholarships in University of Chinese Academy of Sciences


-         Molecular biology: Gene cloning, RACE, qPCR, RNAi,

-         Biochemistry: Ni-NTA and Anion exchange purification, Western Blot

-         Microinjection, confocal and electron microscopy, animal handle

-         Bioinformation: BioEdit, DNAMAN, Beacon Designer, Primer Premier

-         Drawing: GraphPad, Origin, Solidworks


Jingjing Xu, Yingchao Zhang, Jianqi Wu, et al. Molecular characterization, spatial-temporal expression and magnetic response patterns of the the iron-sulfur cluster assembly1 (IscA1) in rice planthopper, Nilaparvata lugen[J]. Insect Science, 2017Under review.

Jingjing Xu, Wei Pan, Yingchao Zhang, et al. (2017) Behavioral evidence for a magnetic sense in the oriental armyworm, Mythimna separataBiology Open6(3), 340-347

Jingjing Xu, Guijun Wan, Dingbang Hu, et al. (2016). Molecular characterization, tissue and developmental expression profiles of cryptochrome genes in wing dimorphic brown planthoppers, Nilaparvata lugens. Insect Science23(6), 805-818.

Weidong Pan, Guijun Wan, Jingjing Xu, et al. (2016). Evidence for the presence of biogenic magnetic particles in the nocturnal migratory brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugensScientific Reports6.

Guijun Wan, Shoulin Jiang, Zongchao Zhao, Jingjing Xu, et al. (2014). Bio-effects of near-zero magnetic fields on the growth, development and reproduction of small brown planthopper, Laodelphax striatellus and brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugensJournal of Insect Physiology68, 7-15.

Guijun Wan, Wenjing Wang, Jingjing Xu, et al. (2015). Cryptochromes and hormone signal transduction under near-zero magnetic fields: New clues to magnetic field effects in a rice planthopper. PloS ONE10(7), e0132966.

Martina Jäger (Changed: 2018-09-10)