Margaret IP
Mamie HUI
Zigui CHEN
Christopher KC LAI
Rita WY NG
Siaw Shi BOON
Sishuo WANG
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Name WANG, Sishuo
Academic / Professional Qualifications Ph.D (University of British Columbia)
BSc (China Agricultural University)
Academic title & affiliations Dr,
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK
Email sishuowang@cuhk.edu.hk
Current Appointments
(Including honorary appointments)
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK
ORCID ORCID iD iconorcid.org/ 0000-0002-7220-7305
Research interest
Microbial genomics
Microbial phylogenetics
Host-microbe interaction.
Publications (Representative) *corresponding author ^co-first author
  1. Liao T^, Wang SS^, Stüeken E, Luo H (2022) Phylogenomic Evidence for the Origin of Obligate Anaerobic Anammox Bacteria Around the Great Oxidation Event. Molecular Biology and Evolution, msac170, https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msac170
  2. Wang SS, Luo H (2021) Dating Alphaproteobacteria evolution with eukaryotic fossils. Nature Communications 12, 3324
  3. Tao J^, Wang SS^, Liao T, and Luo H (2021) Evolutionary origin and ecological implication of a unique nif island in free-living Bradyrhizobium lineages. The ISME J 15, 3195–3206.
  4. Xie BB^, Rong JC^, Tang BL^, Wang SS^, Liu G, Qin QL, Zhang XY, Zhang W, She QX, Chen Y, Chen XL, Luo HW, and Zhang YZ (2021) Evolutionary trajectory of the replication mode of bacterial replicons. mBio 12 (1) e02745-20
  5. Chu X^, Li SY^, Wang SS^, Luo DL, Luo HW (2021) Gene loss through pseudogenization contributes to the ecological diversification of a generalist Roseobacter lineage. The ISME Journal 15(2):489-502
  6. Wang SS, Meade A, Lam HM, Luo HW (2020) Evolutionary timeline and genomic plasticity underlying the lifestyle diversity in Rhizobiales. mSystems 5 (4): e00438-20
  7. Wang SS*, Chen YH (2018) Phylogenomic analysis demonstrates a pattern of rare and long-lasting concerted evolution in prokaryotes. Communications Biology 1: 12
  8. Wang SS*, Chen YH (2017) The Origin of Magnetotaxis: Vertical Inheritance or Horizontal Transfer? PNAS E5016–E5018
  9. Wang SS*, Chen YH, Cao QH, Lou HQ* (2015) Long-Lasting Gene Conversion Shapes the Convergent Evolution of the Critical Methanogenesis Genes. G3-Genes Genomes Genetics 5: 2475-2486
  10. Wang SS, Adams KL (2015) Duplicate Gene Divergence by Changes in MicroRNA Binding Sites in Arabidopsis and Brassica. Genome Biology And Evolution 7: 646-655