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MA Li
Assistant Professor
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  • introduction
  • Awards & Prizes
  • Monographs
  • Journal articles
  • Courses
  • Research

Graduate advisor; Ph.D in Crops and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech (2015). Postdoc in Environmental Sciences, UC-Riverside & USDA (2018). Research direction: Landscape plant resources and applications; ecological restoration of urban environment and environmental health

Excellent Graduate of SJTU (2009); Shanghai Pujiang Talent (2019)


​Publications (# the first author; * the corresponding author)

1.       Li Ma*, Yuhong Li, Lei Yao, Hongmei Du. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil-turfgrass systems in urban Shanghai: Contamination profiles, in situ bioconcentration and potential health risks[J]. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2021, 289: 125833.

2.       Li Ma, Suqin Ding, Xueqing Fu, Zi Yan, Dongqin Tang*. Enzymatic and transcriptomic analysis reveals the essential role of carbohydrate metabolism in freesia (Freesia hybrida) corm formation. PeerJ. 2021.

3.       Li Ma, Yao Lei. Antiviral effects of plant-derived essential oils and their components: an updated review[J]. Molecules, 2020, 25(11): 2627.

4.       Li Ma, Nan Zhang, Shuying Li, Hui Wang, Mariana Petkova, Lei Yao*. An overview of oil-bearing roses in China. Agricultural University-Plovdiv. 2019(25)

5.       Li Ma and Scott R. Yates. Degradation and metabolite formation of 17β-estradiol-3-glucuronide and 17β-estradiol-3-sulphate in river water and sediment. Water Research, 2018, 139: 1–9 (IF:7.913)

6.       Li Ma* and Scott R. Yates. A review on structural elucidation of metabolites of environmental steroid hormones via liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry. TrAC-Trends in Analytical Chemistry. 2018, 109: 142-153 (IF:8.428)

7.       Li Ma and Scott R. Yates. Dissolved organic matter and estrogen interactions regulate estrogen removal in the aqueous environment: A review. Science of the Total Environment. 2018, 640–641: 529–542 (IF:5.589)


Plant Physiology (Undergraduate); Landscape Plant Ecology (Undergraduate); Advanced Plant Physiology (Graduate)


​NSFC for Young Scientists, An investigation on uptake, accumulation and metabolic mechanisms of soil polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by aromatic plants like basil, etc. (19PJ1405500), 2020.1-2022.12, 250,000 RMB, PI

Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program, Mitigation of soil polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by lawns in Shanghai (19PJ1405500), 2019.10-2021.9, 300,000 RMB, PI


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