QIU Wenhui
Assistant Professor


Wenhui Qiu got her PhD’s degrees in Environmental Engineering from Shanghai University. She has 10 years of experience in the field of Environmental. She has overseas study experience in University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) during 2014 to 2015.Her research focus on the toxicity of environmental disrupting chemicals and antidepressants in fish. The research results have been published in 9 SCI papers including the journal of Environmental Science & Technology , and 2 patents (including 1 invention patents). In 2016, she got the Shanghai Tongji Gao Tingyao Environmental Science & Technology Development Foundation

Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering (2016), Shanghai University
Master in Environmental Engineering (2013), Shanghai University
Bachelor in Environmental Engineering (2010), Nanchang Hangkong University

Professional Experience
07/2021 –  present    Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Emergency Management, Southern University of Science and Technology

02/2018 – 07/2021    Research Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology
12/2016 – 02/2018    Research engineer, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology


Research Interests
1) The environmental level of environmental disrupting chemicals and its toxicity to the fish immune system
2) The environmental level of antidepressants  and its toxicity to the fish immune system


Honors and Awards
Shanghai Tongji Gao Tingyao Environmental Science & Technology Development Foundation



[1] Wenhui Qiu, Lei Hu, Ming Yang*. The toxic effects of bisphenol S showing immunomodulation in fish macrophages. Environmental science & technology. 2018, 52 (2), pp 831–838. (JCR Q1,IF=6.198)
[2] Ming Yang1*(Supervisor), Wenhui Qiu , Ke-Jian Wang. The In Vitro Immune Modulatory Effect of Bisphenol A on Fish Macrophages via Estrogen Receptor α and Nuclear Factor-κB Signaling, Environmental science & technology. 2015, 49, 1888-1895. (JCR Q1,IF=6.198,与导师共同一作).
[3] Lei, Z., Xue, Y., Chen, W., Wenhui Qiu, Zhang, Y., Horike, S., & Tang, L. (2018). MOFs‐Based Heterogeneous Catalysts: New Opportunities for Energy‐Related CO2 Conversion. Advanced Energy Materials, 8(32), 1801587 (JCR Q1,IF=21.875).
[4] Wenhui Qiu, Meijuan Fang, Jingyu Liu, Chunmiao Zheng, Ke-Jian Wang. In vivo actions of Bisphenol F on the reproductive neuroendocrine system after long-term exposure in zebrafish. Science of The Total Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.154.
[5] Wenhui Qiu, Ming Zheng, Chunmiao Zheng. Photolysis of enrofloxacin, pefloxacin and sulfaquinoxaline in aqueous solution by UV/H2O2, UV/Fe (II), and UV/H2O2/Fe (II) and the toxicity of the final reaction solutions on zebrafish embryos. Science of The Total Environment, 2019, 651, 1457-1468.
[6] Wenhui Qiu, Yiqun Tian, Chunmiao Zheng. Occurrence of antibiotics in the main rivers of Shenzhen, China: Association with antibiotic resistance genes and microbial community. Science of the Total Environment 653 (2019) 334–341.
[7] Wenhui Qiu, Ming Yang, Chunmiao Zheng. Bisphenol S-induced chronic inflammatory stress in liver via peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ using fish in vivo and in vitro models. Environmental pollution, 2019, 246, 963-971.
[8] Wenhui Qiu, Yali Zhao, Ming Yang*Nancy L. Wayne. Actions of Bisphenol A and Bisphenol S on the Reproductive Neuroendocrine System during Early Development in Zebrafish. Endocrinology. 2015, 157, 636-47.  (JCR Q1,IF=4.71).
[9] Wenhui Qiu, Minghong Wu, Ming Yang*. Suppressive immunoregulatory effects of three antidepressants via inhibition of the nuclear factor-κB activation assessed using primary macrophages of carp (Cyprinus carpio). Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 322 (2017) 1–8. (IF=3.791, JCR Q1)
[10] Wenhui Qiu, Chunmiao Zheng. The in vivo action of chronic bisphenol F showing potential immune disturbance in juvenile common carp ( Cyprinus carpio ) . Chemosphere, 2018, 205 :506-513. ( IF=4.208)
[11] Wenhui Qiu, Haiyang Shao, Penghui Lei, Chunmiao Zheng, Cunxin Qiu, Ming Yang, Yi Zheng. Immunotoxicity of bisphenol S and F are similar to that of bisphenol A during zebrafish early development. Chemosphere, 2018, 194, 1-8. ( IF=4.208)
[12] Wenhui Qiu, Shuai Liu; Feng Yang; Peiyao Dong; Minghung Wong; Chunmiao Zheng. Metabolism disruption analysis of zebrafish larvae in response to BPA and BPA analogs based on RNA-Seq technique. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 2019, Accept.
[13] Wenhui Qiu, Hongyan Zhan, Jiaqi Hu, Ting Zhang, Hai Xu, Minghung Wong, Bentuo Xu, Chunmiao Zheng. The occurrence, potential toxicity, and toxicity mechanism of bisphenol S, a substitute of bisphenol A: A critical review of recent progress. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2019, 173, 192-202.
[14] Wenhui Qiu, Yang Ming, Minghong Wu*, et al. Oxidative stress and immune disturbance after long-term exposure to bisphenol A in juvenile common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2016, 130: 93-102. (IF:3.743)
[15] Wenhui Qiu, Jingsi Chen, Yang Ming, Minghong Wu, et al. The potential immune modulatory effect of chronic bisphenol A exposure on gene regulation in male medaka (Oryzias latipes) liver[J]. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2016, 130: 146-154. (IF:3.743)
[16] Wenhui Qiu, Shuai Liu, Ming Yang*. The primary culture of carp (Cyprinus carpio) macrophages and the verification of its phagocytosis activity. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol.: Anim. 2015, 1-10.
[17] Ming Yang1*(Supervisor), Wenhui Qiu1, Minghong Wu. Growth inhibition and coordinated physiological regulation of zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos upon sublethal exposure to antidepressant amitriptyline. Aquat. Toxicol. 2014, 151, 68-76 (JCR Q1, IF=4.129,与导师共同一作).
[18] Feng Yang, Wenhui Qiu*, Chunmiao Zheng. (2018). Genome-wide identification of the interactions between key genes and pathways provide new insights into the toxicity of bisphenol F and S during early development in zebrafish. Chemosphere, 213, 559-567.
[19] Jianguo Sheng, Wenhui Qiu*. Monitoring of heavy metal levels in main rivers and residents’ blood of Zhenjiang city, China and Assessment of human elimination via urine and sweat. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-6287-z. 2016 (通讯作者, IF:2.741)
[20] Wenhui Qiu, Ming Yang, Nancy L. Wayne. BPS, a popular substitute for BPA, may not be safer. The conversation. 2016.
[21] Zhen-Dong Lei, Yuan-Cheng Xue, Wen-Qian Chen, Lin Li, Wen-Hui Qiu, Yong Zhang, and Liang Tang. The Influence of Carbon Nitride Nanosheets Doping on the Crystalline Formation of MIL-88B(Fe) and the Photocatalytic Activities. Small, 1802045.
[22] Ming Yang, Wenhui Qiu, Yang Shen, Minghong Wu. Detection of Rotaviruses in River Water and Sewage Water in Shanghai by RT-PCR. IEEE.
[23] Hai Xu, Ming Yang, Wenhui Qiu, Chenyuan Pan, Minghong Wu. The impact of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on oxidative stress and innate immune response in zebrafish embryos. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2013, 5, 1793-1799.
[24] Minghong Wu, Hai Xu, Yang Shen, Wenhui Qiu, Ming Yang*. Oxidative stress in zebrafish embryos induced by short-term exposure ;to bisphenol A, nonylphenol, and their mixture. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2011, 30(10): 2335-2341.