CHENG Jinping (The Education University of Hong Kong, CHINA)

First Name: JINPING


Position: Research Assistant Professor


Institute / University / Company: The Education University of Hong Kong

Research Unit: Department of Science and Environmental Studies

Address (city, state): New Territories, Hong Kong

Country: China

Please give 5 key-words showing your research / interest in Microbial Ecotoxicolgy:

– Ecotoxicology

– Particle-microbe Interactions

– Multidrug resistance

– Biofilm

– Biomonitoring

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

– personal care products and pharmaceuticals

– algal toxin

– metal

– nanoparticles

– microplastics

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

– biofilm

– pathogenic bacteria

– drug resistance bacteria

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: coastal and marine ecosystem

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

Most relevant articles in the field of Microbial Ecotoxicology (max.5):

1. Yi J, Lo SH L, Cheng J *. 2020. Dynamics of microbial community structure and ecological functions in estuarine intertidal sediments, Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:585970.
2. Yi J, Cheng J. *. 2017. Effects of water chemistry and surface contact on the toxicity of silver nanoparticles to B. subtilis, Ecotoxicology, 26(5): 639-647.
3. Huang J., Cheng J. *, Yi J., 2016. Impact of silver nanoparticles on marine diatom Skeletonema costatum, Journal of Applied Toxicology, 36(10):1343-54.
4. Huang J., Yi J., Qiang L., Cheng J.*. 2016. Contribution of particle size and surface coating of silver nanoparticles to its toxicity in marine diatom Skeletonema costatum. Environmental Science, 37(5), 1968-1977.
5. Yi J., Cheng J.*,. Physicochemical properties and antibacterial effect of silver nanoparticles: a comparison of environmental and laboratorial conditions. Environmental Science, 2017,38 (3), 1173-1181.

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