Dr. Lei Yan is currently working in the College of Life Science and Biotechnology, affiliated to Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University (HBAU), China. He acquired his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Lanzhou University, China in June 2010. Dr. Yan has over 10 years of research experience in the field of Microbiology, Microecology, Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology. He has so far published more that 30 research articles in internationally peer reviewed journals. He is serving as a reviewer for many reputed journals such as Bioresource Technology, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Journal of Bacteriology, Journal of Applied Microbiology, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Scientific Reports, Nano Research, Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Letters in Applied Microbiology, FEMS Microbiology Letters, Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry, Materials Science and Engineering C, Current Microbiology and 3 Biotech.
Ecophysiology of geo-microbes including IOB (Iron-oxidizing bacteria), SOB (Sulfur-oxidizing bacteria) and MTB (Magnetotactic bacteria); biomineralization and biogeomagnetism of iron cycling bacteria including IOB and MTB; Bioleaching and bioremoval of metal using IOB.