Duan Lei
Highest Education Ph.D
Phone 020-37252557
Email duanlei@scbg.ac.cn
Office Xingke Road 723, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Education and Appointments

November, 2022: Associate Professor, Plant Science Research Center, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences

October, 2018-December, 2019: Visiting Scholar, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

October, 2015-October, 2022: Assistant Professor, Plant Science Research Center, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

October, 2015-October, Joint Ph.D program, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

September, 2011-June, 2015: Ph.D, Northwest A&F University.

September, 2008-June, 2011: M.S., Northwest A&F University.

September, 2004-July, 2008: B.A., Northwest A&F University.

Research Interest

Taxonomic, phylogenetic, biogeographic and phylogeographic study on the legume family (Leguminosae/Fabaceae)

Public Services

Shiu-Ying Hu Award: Systematics and phylogeography of the eastern Asian-North American disjunct Cladrastis-Platyosprion complex (Fabaceae, Papilionoideae) based on genomic data, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 2022, USD 5000.

Selected Publication

1. Duan L*, Han LN, Liu BB, Leostrin A, Harris AJ, Wang L, Arslan E, Erturul K, Knyazev M, Hantemirova E, Wen J*, Chen HF*. 2022. Species delimitation of the liquorice tribe (Leguminosae: Glycyrrhizeae) based on phylogenomic and machine learning analyses. Journal of Systematics and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/jse.12902

2. Zhang L, Wang S, Su C, Harris AJ, Zhao L, Su N, Wang JR, Duan L*, Chang ZY*. 2021. Comparative Chloroplast Genomics and Phylogenetic Analysis of Zygophyllum (Zygophyllaceae) of China. Frontiers in Plant Science 12: 723622.

3. Duan L*, Han LN, Sirichamorn Y, Wen J, Compton JA, Deng SW, Arslan E, Erturul K, Schrire B, Chen HF*. 2021. Proposal to recognise the tribes Adinobotryeae and Glycyrrhizeae (Leguminosae subfamily Papilionoideae) based on chloroplast phylogenomic evidence. PhytoKeys 181: 65-77.

4. Duan L, Li SJ, Su C, Sirichamorn Y, Han LN, Ye W, Loc PK, Wen J*, Compton JA*, Schrire B, Nie ZL, Chen HF*. 2021. Phylogenomic framework of the IRLC legumes (Leguminosae subfamily Papilionoideae) and intercontinental biogeography of tribe Wisterieae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 163: 107235.

5. Duan L. 2021. The 2020 Chinese National Symposium on Systematic and Evolutionary Botany. Taxon 70(1): 224.

6. Su C, Duan L, Harris AJ, Liu PL, Liu J, Chang ZY*, Wen Jun*. 2021. Chloroplast phylogenomics and character evolution of eastern Asian Astragalus (Leguminosae): Tackling the phylogenetic structure of the largest genus of flowering plants in Asia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 156: 107025.

7. Duan L, Harris AJ, Su C, Zhang ZR, Arslan E, Erturul K, Loc PK, Hayashi H, Wen J*, Chen HF*. 2020. Chloroplast phylogenomics reveals the intercontinental biogeographic history of the liquorice genus (Leguminosae: Glycyrrhiza). Frontiers in Plant Science 11: 793.

8. Duan L, Harris AJ, Su C, Ye W, Deng SW, Fu L, Wen J*, Chen HF*. 2020. A fossil-calibrated phylogeny reveals the biogeographic history of the Cladrastis clade, an amphi-Pacific early-branching group in papilionoid legumes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 143: 106673.

9. Duan L, Harris AJ, Ye W, Deng SW, Song ZQ, Chen HF*, Wen J*. 2019. Untangling the taxonomy of the Cladrastis clade (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) by integrating phylogenetics and ecological evidence. Taxon 68(6): 1189-1203.

10. Wang MN#, Duan L#, Qiao Q, Wang ZF, Zimmer EA, Li ZC, Chen HF*. 2018. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the rare and relict Bretschneidera sinensis (Akaniaceae). PloS One 13(1): e0189034.

11. Shi W#, Liu PL#, Duan L#, Pan BR*, Su ZH. 2017. Tibetan Plateau uplift: phylogeny and biogeography of Ammopiptanthus and tribe Thermopsideae (Fabaceae). PeerJ, 5: e3607.

12. Duan L, Yang X, Liu PL, Johnson G, Wen J*, Chang ZY*. 2016. A molecular phylogeny of Caraganeae (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) reveals insights into new generic and infrageneric delimitations. PhytoKeys 70: 111-137.

13. Liu XL*, Duan L*, Chang ZY. 2016. A cladistic analysis of medical Astragalus penduliflorus Lam. complex (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) in China and its taxonomic implications. Legume Research 39(5): 698-703.

14. Duan L, Wen J*, Yang X, Liu PL, Arslan E, Erturul K, Chang ZY*. 2015. Phylogeny of Hedysarum and tribe Hedysareae (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) inferred from sequence data of ITS, matK, trnL-F and psbA-trnH. Taxon 64(1): 49-64.