2012- Professor of Environmental Toxicology, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, Liaoning, P. R. China
2005 - 11 Research Associate, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
2003 - 05 Post-doc, University of California, Riverside, USA
2000 - 02 Teaching Assistant, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, USA
1997 - 00 Research Assistant, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, USA
1990 - 97 Research Scientist, Guangxi Fisheries Research Institute, Nanning, Guangxi, P. R. China
2002 Ph.D., Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
1990 B.S., Biology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, P. R. China
HONORS AND AWARDS
2013 Recipient: The One-Hundred Talent Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
2000 Sigma Xi Award for Outstanding Oral Presentation (Graduate Student), Lafayette Chapter
2013- 16 National Science Foundation of China, Accumulation of zinc and cadmium in Japanese medaka via different exposure routes. $137,000 (equivalent)
2012 - 16 Chinese Academy of Sciences, One-Hundred Talent Program, Accumulation and Toxicity of Metals in Aquatic Organisms. $435,000 (equivalent)
PUBLICATIONS AND SCHOLARLY WORK
Chen, JJ., Cao, JL., Wang, JD., Wu XT., Jia RH., Xue WJ., Li YD., Luo, Y. and L. Xie*. 2013. Effects of fluoride on growth, body composition and serum biochemical profile in a freshwater teleost, Cyprinus carpio.Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Accepted.
Keller, RA. Xie, L., Buchwalter, DB., Franzreb KE. And Simon RT. 2013. Mercury bioaccumulation in South Applachian Avifauna. Ecotoxicology, Accepted.
Wu X., L. Xie, L, Xu L., Wang, SF. and Jia Y. 2013. Effects of sediment composition on cadmium bioaccumulation in the clam Meretrix meretrix Linnaeus. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32: 841-847.
Cao, JL., Chen JJ., Wang JD.*, Wu, XT., Li YD., and L. Xie*. 2013. Tissue distributions of fluoride and its toxicity in the gills of a freshwater teleost, Cyprinus carpio. Aquatic Toxicology. 130-131: 68-76.
Xie L. and D. Buchwalter. 2011. Cadmium exposure route affects antioxidant responses in the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer. Aquatic Toxicology. 105: 199-205.
Klerks P., L. Xie, and J. Levinton. 2011. Quantitative genaetics approaches to study evolutionary processes in ecotoxicology, a perspective from research on the evolution of resistance. Ecotoxicology. 20:513-523.
Xie L., D. Funk, and D. Buchwalter. 2010. Trophic transfer of Cd from natural periphyton biofilms to the grazing mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer in a life cycle test. Environmental Pollution 158: 272-277.
Xie L., J. L. Flippin, N. Deighton, D. Funk, D. Dickey, and D. Buchwalter. 2009. Mercury (II) bioaccumulation and antioxidant physiology in four aquatic insects. Environmental Science and Technology 43: 934-940.
Buchwalter, D., Xie, L., Cain, D. J., Martin, C. A., S. N. Luoma, and T. Jr. Garland. 2008. Aquatic insect ecophysiological traits reveal phylogenetically based differences in dissolved cadmium susceptibility. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:8321-8326.
Xie, L., D. Lambert, C. Martin, D. Cain, S.N. Luoma, and D. Buchwalter. 2008. Cadmium biodynamics in the oligachaete Lumbriculus variegatus and its implications for trophic transfer. Aquatic Toxicology 86:265-271.
Schlenk, D., Y. Sapozhnikova, M. Irwin, L. Xie, W. Hwang, S. Reddy, B. J. Brownawell, J. Armstrong, M. Kelly, D. E. Montagne, E. P. Kolodziej, D. Sedlak, and S. Snyder. 2005. In vivo bioassay guided fractionation of marine sediment extracts from the Southern California Bight for estrogenic activity. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24:2820-2826.
Xie, L., K. Thrippleton, M. A. Irwin, G. S. Seimering, D. Crane, K. Berry, and D. Schlenk. 2005. Evaluation of estrogenic activities of aquatic herbicides and surfactants using a rainbow trout vitellogenin assay. Toxicological Sciences 81: 391-398.
Xie, L., Y. Sapozhnikova, O. Bawardi, and D. Schlenk. 2005. Evaluation of wetland and tertiary treatment on the estrogenicity of wastewater using in vivo and in vitro assays. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 48:82-87.
Xie, L. and P. L. Klerks. 2004. Fitness costs in cadmium-adapted least killifish Heterandria formosa.Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry23:173-177.
Xie, L. and P. L. Klerks. 2004. Changes in cadmium accumulation as a mechanism for cadmium resistance in the least killifish Heterandria formosa. Aquatic Toxicology 66:73-81.
Xie, L. and P. L. Klerks. 2004. Metallothionein-like protein in the least killifish Heterandria formosa and its role in cadmium resistance. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23: 1499-1503.
Xie, L. and P. L. Klerks. 2003. Responses to selection for cadmium resistance in the least killifish Heterandria formosa. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22:313-320.
Oral Presentation at Professional Meetings (in the past five years)
Xie, L. 2013. Phylogenetic signals and ecotoxicological responses-A case study on cadmium susceptibility in aquatic insects. China-US Joint Workshop “Systems Biology for Environmental Sustainability”. May 27-28, 2013, Shenyang, China
Xie, L. 2012. Resolving discrepancies between laboratory acute toxicity data and field observations in aquatic insects exposed to metals. 2012 China-US Joint Symposium—Land use, Ecosystem services, and Sustainable Development. Sept. 17-19, Shenyang, China.
Xie, L. and D. B. Buchwalter. 2011. Cadmium exposure route affects antioxidant responses in the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer. Annual meeting of IPACES July 7-10, Guiyang, Guazhou, China.
Xie, L. and D. B. Buchwalter. 2010. Dietary status and dietary Cd exposure affect antioxidant physiology in the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer: Is dietary Cd more toxic than dissolved Cd. SETAC/AP. Jun 4, Guangzhou, China.
Klerks, P. L., G. Athrey, C. Doyle, and L. Xie. 2010. Laboratory selection in the least killifish for resistance to environmental stressors (Cd, heat): Selection responses and correlated changes. SETAC/Europe, May 23, Seville, Spain.
Xie, L., D. Funk, and D. B. Buchwalter. 2009. Trophic transfer of Cd from natural periphyton biofilms to the grazing mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer in a life cycle test. 30th SETAC. Nov 19, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Xie, L., J. L. Flippin, D. Funk, and D. B. Buchwalter.2008. Aquatic insect antioxidant physiology: Lab and field observations. 29th SETAC. Nov 16, Tampa Bay, FL, USA.
Memberships in Professional Associations
2000 - present, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
2013-present, Chinese Society of Toxicology
2003- Reviewer for: Environmental Science & Technology, Aquatic Toxicology, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Toxicological Sciences, Environmental Pollution, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology, Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology, Environmental Toxicology, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Ecotoxicology, etc.
2010 Invited reviewer for National Science Foundation Post-doctoral proposal