Fuwen Wei - Selected Publications#


Wei FW. 2021. Hope for the Giant Panda: Scientific Evidence and Conservation Practice. Springer, Science Press, Beijing.

Wei FW. 2018. Scientific evidence of wild giant panda. Science Press, Beijing. (In Chinese)

Zhang ZH, Wei FW (ed.). 2006. Giant panda ex-situ conservation: theory and practice. Science Press, Beijing (In Chinese)

Hu JC, Wei FW, CG Yuan, Y Wu. 1990. Research and progress in bology of the giant panda. Sichuan Publishing House of Science & Technology: Chengdu. (In Chinese)

Hu JC, Liu X, Song YF, Wei FW. 1992. The beautiful red pandas. The Publishing House of Electronic University. (In Chinese)

Hu JC, Wu Y, Hou WR, Wei FW, Yang QS. 1998. Resources and conservation of vertebrates. Sichuan Publishing House of Science & Technology, Chengdu (In Chinese)


Hu YB#, Yu LJ#, Fan HZ, Huang GP, Wu Q, Nie YG, Liu S, Yan L, Wei FW*. 2021. Genomic signatures of coevolution between non-model mammals and parasitic roundworms. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 38(2):531-544.

Hu YB#, Fan HZ#, Chen YH#, Chang J#, Zhan XJ, Wu H, Zhang BW, Wang M, Zhang WY, Yang L, Hou X, Shen X, Pan T, Wu W, Li J, Hu HH, Wei FW*. 2021. Spatial patterns and conservation of genetic and phylogenetic diversity of wildlife in China. Science Advances, 7:eabd5725. doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abd5725.

Wei FW*, Cui SH, Liu N, Chang J, Ping XG, Ma TX, Xu J, Swaisgood RR, Locke H. 2021. Ecological civilization: China’s effort to build a shared future for all life on earth. National Science Review, Vol.8, nwaa279.

Rudolf AM, Wu Q, Li L, Wang J, Huang Yi, Togo J, Liechti C, Li M, Niu CQ, Nie YG, Wei FW*, Speakman JR*. In press. A single nucleotide mutation in the dual-oxidase 2 (DUOX2) gene causes some of the panda’s unique metabolic phenotypes. National Science Review, nwaa125.

Huang GP, Ping XG, Xu WH, Hu YB, Chang J, Swaisgood RR, Zhou J, Zhan XJ, Zhang ZJ, Nie YG, Cui J, Bruford M, Zhang ZH, Li BG, Zhang L, Lv Z, Wei FW. 2021. Wildlife conservation and management in China: achievements, challenges and perspectives. National Science Review, Vol. 8, nwab042.

Zhou WL, Wang M, Huang MP, Wei FW*. 2021. A marine biodiversity plan for China and beyond. Science, 371(6530):685-686.

Wei FW, Wang DH. 2021. Tsen-Hwang Shaw:Founder of vertebrate zoology in China. Protein Cell, 12(1):1–3.

Ma TX, Hu YS, Wang M, Yu LJ, Wei FW*. 2021. Unity of Nature and Man: A new vision and conceptual framework for Post-2020 Strategic Plan for Biodiversity. National Science Review, Vol. 8, nwaa265.

Schmidt-Traub G*, Locke H*, Gao J, Ouyang ZY, Adams J, Li L, Sala E, Shaw R, Troëng S, Xu J, Zhu CQ, Zou CX, Ma TX, Wei FW*. 2021. Integrating climate, biodiversity, and sustainable land-use strategies: innovations from China. National Science Review, Vol. 8, nwaa139.

Hu YS, Sun SY, Fan HZ, Zhou WL, Wei FW*.2021. Exploring marine endosymbiosis systems with omics techniques. Science China-Life Science. doi: 10.1007/s11427-021-1925-1.

Huang GP#, Wang X#, Hu YB, Wu Q, Nie YG, Dong JH, Ding Y, Yan L, Wei FW*. 2021. Diet drives convergent evolution of gut microbiomes in bamboo-eating species. Science China-Life Science. 64(1):88-95. doi: 10.1007/s11427-020-1750-7.

Fan HZ, Chen L, Hu YB, Shi GH, Dai Y, Wei FW, Wu Q*. 2021. A whole-genome association approach for large-scale interspecies traits. Science China-Life Science. doi.org/10.1007/s11427-020-1771-5.

Zhou WL, Yang SL, Lai R*, Wei FW*. 2021. How two sesquiterpenes drive horse manure rolling behavior in wild giant pandas? Chemoecology. doi.org/10.1007/s00049-021-00344-6.

Zhou WL, Qi DW, Swaisgood RR, Wang L, Jin YP, Wu Q, Wei FW, Nie YG*. 2021.Symbiotic bacteria mediate volatile chemical signal synthesis in a large solitary mammal species. The ISME Journal doi.org/10.1038/s41396-021-00905-1.

Wei FW*, Fan HZ, Hu YB. 2020. Ailuropoda melanoleuca (Giant Panda). Trends in Genetics, 36, 68–69.

Wei FW*. A new era for evolutionary developmental biology in non-model organisms. Science China-Life Sciences. 63, pages1251–1253.

Hu YB#, Thapa A#, Fan HZ, Ma TX, Wu Q, Ma S, Zhang DL, Wang B, Li M, Yan L, Wei FW*. 2020. Genomic evidence for two phylogenetic species and long-term population bottlenecks in red pandas. Science Advances, 6, eaax5751.

Hu YB*, Thapa A, Wei FW. 2020. Ailurus fulgens (Himalayan Red Panda) and Ailurus styani (Chinese Red Panda). Trends in Genetics. doi/10.1016/j.tig.2020.04.004.

Hu XX, Wang G, Shan L, Sun SY, Hu YB, Wei FW*.2020. TAS2R20 variants confer dietary adaptation to high-quercitrin bamboo leaves in Qinling giant pandas. Ecology and Evolution. 4;10(12):5913-5921.

Zhou WL#, Yang SL#, Li BW#, Nie YG#, Luo AN, Huang GP, Liu XF, Lai R*, Wei FW*. 2020. Why wild giant pandas frequently roll in horse manure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117 (51):32493–32498.

Wang L#, Yuan SB#, Nie YG, Zhao JG, Cao X, Dai Y, Zhang ZJ, Wei FW*. 2020. Dietary flavonoids and the altitudinal preference of wild giant pandas in Foping National Nature Reserve, China. Global Ecology and Conservation, doi/10.1016/j.gecco.2020.e00981.

Zhou WL, Gao K, Ma YJ, Wang L, Wang M, Wei FW, Nie YG*. 2020. Seasonal dynamics of parasitism and stress physiology in wild giant pandas. Conservation Physiology, 8(1):coaa085.

Thapa A, Hu YB, Aryal PC, Singh PB, Shah KB, Wei FW*. 2020. The endangered red panda in Himalayas: Potential distribution and ecological habitat associates. Global Ecology and Conservation. doi/10.1016/j.gecco.2019.e00890.

Wei FW*, Wu Q, Hu YB, Huang GP, Nie YG, Yan L. 2019. Conservation metagenomics: a new branch of conservation biology. Science China-Life Science, 62: 168–178.

Wei FW, Shan L, Hu YB, Nie YG. 2019. Conservation evolutionary biology: A new branch of conservation biology. Sci Sin Vitae, 49, doi:10.1360/N052018-00223

Han H, Wei W, Hu YB, Nie YG, Ji XP, Yan L, Zhang ZJ, Shi XX, Zhu LF, Luo YB, Chen WC, Wei FW*. 2019. Diet evolution and habitat contraction of giant pandas via stable isotope analysis. Current Biology, 29: 664–669.

Nie YG, Wei FW*, Zhou WL, Hu YB, Senior AM, Wu Q, Yan L, Raubenheimer D. 2019. Giant pandas are macronutritional carnivores. Current Biology, 29:1677–1682.

Fan HZ#, Wu Q#, Wei FW, Yang FT, Ng BL, Hu YB*. 2019. Chromosome-level genome assembly for giant panda provides novel insights into Carnivora chromosome evolution. Genome Biology, 20:267.

Ameca EI, Dai Q, Nie YG, Gu XD, Wei FW*. 2019. Implications of flood disturbance for conservation and management of giant panda habitat in human-modified landscapes. Biological Conservation, 232, 35-42.

Zhou WL, Nie YG, Hu YB, Swaisgood RR, Zhang YH, Liu DZ*, Wei FW*. 2019. Seasonal and reproductive variation in chemical constituents of scent signals in wild giant pandas. Science China-Life Science, 62: 648–660.

Lai XL#, Zhou WL#, Gao HL, Wang M, Gao K, Zhang BW*, Wei FW, Nie YG*. 2020 Impact of sympatric carnivores on den selection of wild giant pandas. Zoological Research, 41(3): 273−280.

Wei FW*, Costanza R, Dai Q, Stoeckl N, Gu XD, Farber S, Nie YG, Kubiszewski I, Hu YB, Swaisgood RR, Yang XY, Bruford MW, Chen YP, Voinov A, Qi DW, Owen M, Yan L, Kenny DC, Zhang ZJ, Hou R, Jiang SW, Liu HB, Zhan XJ, Zhang L, Yang B, Zhao LJ, Zheng XG, Zhou WL, Wen YL, Gao HR, Zhang W. 2018. The value of ecosystem services from giant panda reserves. Current Biology, 28(13):2174-2180.

Wei FW. 2019. Structural variation provides novel insights into dog domestication. National Science Review, 6: 123.

Tian DX, Xie Y, Barnosky AD, Wei FW*. 2018. Defining the balance point between conservation and development. Conservation Biology, doi:10.1111/cobi.13221.

Ma TX, Hu YB, Russo IRM, Nie YG, Yang TY, Xiong LJ, Ma S, Meng T, Han H, Zhang XM, Bruford MW, Wei FW*. 2018. Walking in a heterogeneous landscape: Dispersal, gene flow and conservation implications for the giant panda in the Qinling Mountains. Evolutionary Applications, 11:1859-1872.

Fan HZ, Hu YB, Wu Q, Nie YG, Yan L, Wei FW*. 2018. Conservation genetics and genomics of threatened vertebrates in China. Journal of Genetics and Genomics, 45:593-601.

Swaisgood RR, Wang DJ, Wei FW. 2018. Panda downlisted but not out of the woods. Conservation Letters, 11(1):e12355.

Thapa A, Hu YB, Wei FW*. 2018. The endangered red panda (Ailurus fulgens): Ecology and conservation approaches across the entire range. Biological Conservation, 220:112-121.

Thapa A, Wu RD, Hu YB, Nie YG, Singh PB, Khatiwada JR, Yan L, Gu XD, Wei FW*. 2018. Predicting the potential distribution of the endangered red panda across its entire range using MaxEnt modeling. Ecology and Evolution, 8(21): 10542-10554.

Yang ZS, Gu XD, Nie YG, Huang F, Huang Y, Dai Q, Hu YB, Yang Y, Zhou X, Zhang HM, Yang XY, Wei FW*. 2018. Reintroduction of the giant panda into the wild: A good start suggests a bright future. Biological Conservation, 217:181-186.

Zhu LF*, Wu Q, Deng C, Zhang MJ, Zhang CL, Chen H, Lu GQ, Wei FW*. 2018. Adaptive evolution to a high purine and fat diet of carnivorans revealed by gut microbiomes and host genomes. Environmental Microbiology, 20(5):1711-1722.

Shan L, Wu Q, Wang L, Zhang L, Wei FW*. 2018. Lineage-specific evolution of bitter taste receptor genes in the giant and red pandas implies dietary adaptation. Integrative Zoology, 13(2):152-159.

Albert Min-Shan K, Zhang YQ, Yang MA, Hu YB, Cao P, Feng XT, Zhang LZ, Wei FW, Fu QM. 2018. Mitochondrial genomes of a 22,000-year-old giant panda from southern China reveals a new panda lineage. Current Biology, 28(12): R693-R694.

Yu LJ, Nie YG, Yan L, Hu YB, Wei FW. 2018. No evidence for MHC-based mate choice in wild giant pandas. Ecology and Evolution, 8(17): 8642-8651.

Ma S, Wu Q, Hu YB, Wei FW. 2018. Patterns and effects of GC3 heterogeneity and parsimony informative sites on the phylogenetic tree of genes. Gene, 655:56-60.

Fan HZ, Hu YB, Shan L, Yu LJ, Wang B, Li M, Wu Q, Wei FW. 2018. Synteny search identifies carnivore Y chromosome for evolution of male specific genes. Integrative Zoology, doi:10.1111/1749-4877.12352.

Hu Yibo, Wu Q, Ma S, Ma TX, Shan L, Wang X, Nie YG, Ning ZM, Yan L, Xiu YF, Wei FW*. 2017. Comparative genomics reveals convergent evolution between the bamboo-eating giant and red pandas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(5):1081–1086.

Swaisgood RR, Wang DJ, Wei FW. 2017. Panda downlisted but not out of the woods. Conservation Letters, 11(1): e12355.

Hu YB, Nie YG, Wei W, Ma TX, Van Horn R, Zheng XG, Swaisgood RR, Zhou ZX, Zhou WL, Yan L, Zhang ZJ, Wei FW. 2017. Inbreeding and inbreeding avoidance in wild giant pandas. Molecular Ecology, 26(20): 5793-5806.

Wu Q, Wang X, Ding Y, Hu YB, Nie YG, Wei W, Ma S, Yan L, Zhu LF, Wei FW. 2017. Seasonal variation in nutrient utilization shapes gut microbiome structure and function in wild giant pandas. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284(1862):20170955.

Yang ZS, Gu XD, Nie YG, Huang F, Huang Y, Dai Q, Hu YB, Yang Y, Zhou X, Zhang HM, Yang XY, Wei FW. 2017. Reintroduction of the giant panda into the wild: A good start suggests a bright future. Biological Conservation, 217:181-186.

Wu Q, Wang YD, Ding Y, Ma S, Wu ZM#, Wei FW#. 2017. A natural communication system on genome evolution. Science China: Life Sciences 60(4): 432-435.

Grueter CC, Li DY, Ren BP, Wei FW, Li M. 2017. Deciphering the social organization and structure of wild Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). Folia Primatologica, 88(4):358-383.

Zheng XG, Owen MA, Nie YG, Hu YB, Swaisgood RR, Yan L, Wei FW*. 2016. Individual identification of wild giant pandas from camera trap photos – a systematic and hierarchical approach. Journal of Zoology, 300(4):247-256.

Han H, Wei W, Nie YG, Zhou WL, Hu YB, Wu Q, Wei FW*. 2016. Distinctive diet-tissue isotopic discrimination factors derived from the exclusive bamboo-eating giant panda. Integrative Zoology, 11(6): 447-456.

Wang D, Hu YB*, Ma TX, Nie YG, Xie Y, Wei FW. 2016. Noninvasive genetics provides insights into the population size and genetic diversity of an Amur tiger population in China. Integrative Zoology, 11(1): 16-24.

Nie YG, Speakman JR, Wu Q, Zhang CL, Hu YB, Xia MH, Yan L, Hambly C, Wang L, Wei W, Zhang JG, Wei FW. 2015. Exceptionally low daily energy expenditure in the bamboo-eating giant panda. Science, 349(6244):171-174.

Wei FW, Hu YB, Yan L, Nie YG, Qu Q, Zhang ZJ. 2015. Giant Pandas Are Not an Evolutionary cul-de-sac: Evidence from Multidisciplinary Research. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 32(1):4-12.

Wei FW, Wang X, Wu Q. 2015. The giant panda gut microbiome. 2015. Trends in Microbiology, 23(8):450-452.

Wei FW, Swaisgood RR, Hu YB, Nie YG, Yan L, Zhang ZJ, Qi DW, Zhu LF. 2015. Progress in the ecology and conservation of giant pandas. Conservation Biology, 29(6):1497-1507.

Zhang L, Wu Q, Hu YB, Wu H, Wei FW. 2015. Major histocompatibility complex alleles associated with parasite susceptibility in wild giant pandas. Heredity, 114(1):85-93.

Wei W, Nie YG, Zhang ZJ, Hu YB, Yan L, Qi DW, Li XH, Wei FW. 2015. Hunting bamboo: Foraging patch selection and utilization by giant pandas and implications for conservation. Biological Conservation, 186:260-267.

Curtis AA, Lai G, Wei FW, Van Valkenburgh B. 2015. Repeated loss of frontal sinuses in Arctoid Carnivorans. Journal of Morphology, 276(1):22-32.

Li XH, Jiang GS, Tian HD, Xu L, Yan C, Wang ZW, Wei FW, Zhang ZB. 2015. Human impact and climate cooling caused range contraction of large mammals in China over the past two millennia. Ecography, 38(1):74-82.

Shan L, Hu YB, Zhu LF, Yan L, Wang CD, Li DS, Jin XL, Zhang CL, Wei FW*. 2014. Large-scale genetic survey provides insights into the captive management and reintroduction of giant pandas. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31(10):2663–2671.

Wu Q, Zheng PP, Hu YB, Wei FW*. 2014. Genome-scale analysis of demographic history and adaptive selection. Protein Cell, 5(2):99-112. (Invited Review)

Zhang ZJ, Sheppard J, Swaisgood RR, Wang G, Nie YG, Wei W, Zhao NX, Wei FW*. 2014. Ecological scale and seasonal heterogeneity in the spatial behaviors of giant pandas. Integrative Zoology, 9(1): 46–60.

Tracey JA, Sheppard J, Zhu J, Wei FW, Swaisgood RR, Fisher RN. 2014. Movement-based estimation and visualization of space use in 3D for wildlife ecology and conservation. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101205.

Zhao SC, Zheng PP, Dong SS, Zhan XJ, Wu Q, Guo XS, Hu YB, He WM, Zhang SN, Fan W, Zhu LF, Li D, Zhang XM, Chen Q, Zhang HM, Zhang ZH, Jin XL, Zhang JG, Yang HM, Wang J, Wang J, Wei FW*. 2013. Whole-genome sequencing of giant pandas provides insights into demographic history and local adaptation. Nature Genetics, 45(1): 67-71.

Zhu LF, Hu YB, Qi DW, Wu H, Zhan XJ, Zhang ZJ, Bruford MW, Wang JL, Yang XY, Gu XD, Zhang L, Zhang BW, Zhang SN, Wei FW*. 2013. Genetic consequences of historical anthropogenic and ecological events on giant pandas. Ecology, 94(10):2346-2357.

Zhu LF, Hu YB, Zhang ZJ, Wei FW*. 2013. Effect of China’s rapid development on its iconic giant panda. Chinese Science Bulletin, 58(18):2134-2139.

Li DY, Grueter CC, Ren BP, Li M, Peng ZS, Wei FW*. 2013. Distribution of sleeping sites of the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti) in the Samage Forest, China. Integrative Zoology, 8(4):327-334.

Zhou XM, Sun FM, Xu SX, Fan GY, Zhu KL, Liu X, Chen Y, Shi CC, Yang YX, Huang ZY, Chen J, Hou HL, Guo XJ, Chen WB, Chen XF, Wang XH, Lv T, Yang D, Zhou JJ, Huang BQ, Wang ZF, Zhao W, Tian R, Xiong ZQ, Xu JX, Liang XM, Chen BY, Liu WQ, Wang JY, Pan SK, Fang XD, Li M, Wei FW, Xu X, Zhou KY, Wang J, Yang G. 2013. Baiji genomes reveal low genetic variability and new insights into secondary aquatic adaptations. Nature Communications, 4:2708.

Zhou QH, Luo B, Wei FW, Huang CM. 2013. Habitat use and locomotion of the Francois' langur (Trachypithecus francoisi) in limestone habitats of Nonggang, China. Integrative Zoology, 8(4):346-355.

Wei FW*, Hu YB, Zhu LF, Bruford MW, Zhan XJ, Zhang L. 2012. Black and white and read all over: the past, present and future of giant panda genetics. Molecular Ecology, 21(23):5660-5674. (Invited Review)

Nie YG, Swaisgood RR, Zhang ZJ, Hu YB, Ma YS, Wei FW*. 2012. Giant panda scent-marking strategies in the wild: role of season, sex and marking surface. Animal Behaviour, 84(1):39-44.

Nie YG, Swaisgood R, Zhang ZJ, Liu XB, Wei FW*. 2012. Reproductive competition and fecal testosterone in wild male giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66(5):721–730.

Nie YG, Zhang ZJ, Swisgood R, Wei FW*. 2012. Effects of season and social interaction on fecal testosterone metabolites in wild male giant pandas: implications for energetics and mating strategies. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 58(1):235-241.

Qi DW, Zhang ZJ, Hu YB, Yang XY, Wang HJ, Wei FW*. 2012. Measures of giant panda habitat selection across multiple spatial scales for species conservation. The Journal of Wildlife Management 76(5):1092–1100.

Qi DW, Hu YB, Gu XD, Yang XY, Yang G, Wei FW*. 2012. Quantifying landscape linkages among giant panda subpopulations in regional scale conservation. Integrative Zoology, 7(2):165-174.

Zhu LF, Wu Q, Dai JY, Zhang SN, Wei FW*. 2011. Evidence of cellulose metabolism by the giant panda gut microbiome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(43): 17714-17719.

Zhu LF, Zhang SN, Gu XD, Wei FW*. 2011. Significant genetic boundaries and spatial dynamics of giant pandas occupying fragmented habitat across southwest China. Molecular Ecology, 20(6):1122–1132,

Hu YB, Guo Y, Qi DW, Zhan XJ, Wu H, Bruford MW, Wei FW*. 2011. Genetic structuring and recent demographic history of red pandas (Ailurus fulgens) inferred from microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Ecology, 20(13): 2662–2675.

Zhang ZJ, Swaisgood R, Zhang SN, Nordstrom LA, Wang HJ, Gu XD, Hu JC, Wei FW*. 2011. Old-growth forest is what giant pandas really need. Biology Letters, 7(3): 403-406.

Zhang L, Yang XY, Wu H, Gu XD, Hu YB, Wei FW*. 2011. The parasites of giant pandas: individual-based measurement in wild animals. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 47(1):164-71.

Guo Y, Hu YB, Qi DW, Zhan XJ, Bruford MW, Wei FW*. 2011. Genotyping faeces of red pandas (Ailurus fulgens): implications for population estimation. Europan Journal of Wildlife Research, 57(6):1231-1235.

Zhang ZJ, HU JC, Han ZX, Wei FW*. 2011. Activity patterns of wild red pandas in Fengtongzhai Nature Reserve, China. Italian Journal of Zoology, 78(3):398-404.

Qi DW, Zhang SN, Zhang ZJ, Hu YB, Yang XY, Wang HJ, Wei FW*. 2011. Different habitat preferences of male and female giant pandas. Journal of Zoology, 285(3):205-214.

Zhou QH, Huang CM, Li M, Wei FW*. 2011. Ranging behavior of the Francois' langur (Trachypithecus francoisi) in limestone habitats of Nonggang, China. Integrative Zoology, 6(2): 157-164.

Zhan XJ, Zheng YF, Wei FW, Bruford Michael W, Jia CX. 2011. Molecular evidence for Pleistocene refugia at the eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau. Molecular Ecology, 20(14):3014-3026.

Swaisgood RR, Wei FW, Mcshea WJ, Wildt DE, Kouba AJ, Zhang ZJ. 2011. Can science save the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)? Unifying science and policy in an adaptive management paradigm. Integrative Zoology, 6(3):290-296.

Zhu LF, Zhan XJ, Wu H, Zhang SN, Meng T, Bruford MW, Wei FW*. 2010. Conservation implications of drastic reductions in the smallest and most isolated populations of giant pandas. Conservation Biology, 24(5): 1299–1306.

Hu YB, Qi DW, Wang HJ, Wei FW*. 2010. Genetic evidence of recent population contraction in the southernmost population of giant pandas. Genetica, 138(11-12):1297–1306.

Li RQ, Fan W, Tian G, Zhu HM, He L, Cai J,…..., Wei FW,……Wu Q,……Wang J, Wang J. 2010. The sequence and de novo assembly of the giant panda genome. Nature, 463(7279):311-317.

Zhan XJ, Zheng XD, Bruford BW, Wei FW*, Tao Y. 2010. A new method for quantifying genotyping errors for noninvasive genetic studies. Conservation Genetics, 11(4):1567-1571.

Zhu LF, Zhan XJ, Meng T, Zhang SN, Wei FW*. 2010 Landscape features influence gene flow as measured by cost-distance and genetic analyses: a case study for giant pandas in the Daxiangling and Xiaoxiangling Mountains. BMC Genetics, 11:72.

Hu YB, Zhan XJ, Qi DW, Wei FW*. 2010 Spatial genetic structure and dispersal of giant pandas on a mountain-range scale. Conservation Genetics, 11(6):2145-2155.

Qin Q, Li DS, Zhang HM, Hou R, Zhang ZH, Zhang CL, Zhang JG, Wei FW*. 2010. Serosurvey of selected viruses in captive giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) in China. Veterinary Microbiology, 142(3-4):199-204.

Wu H, Zhang SN, Wei FW*. 2010. Twelve novel polymorphic microsatellite loci developed from the Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus). Conservation Genetics, 11(3):1215-1217.

An JH, Bechet A, Berggren A, ……, Wei FW, …, Zhan XJ, …, Zhong J. Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 October 2009-30 November 2009. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10(2):404-408.

Swaisgood RR, Wei FW, Wildt DE, Kouba AJ, Zhang ZJ. 2010 Giant panda conservation science: How far we have come. Biology Letters, 6(2):143-145.

Ren BP, Li DY, Liu ZJ, Li BG, Wei FW, Li M. 2010 First evidence of prey capture and meat eating by wild Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys Rhinopithecus bieti in Yunnan, China. Current Zoology, 56(2):227-231.

Wei FW*, Bravery BD, Xie Y. 2009. Wildlife research in the developing world. Intergrative Zoology, 4(2):159-160.

Zhan XJ, Tao Y., Li M, Zhang ZJ, Goossens B, Chen YP, Wang HJ, Bruford MW, Wei FW*. 2009. Accurate population size estimates are vital parameters for conserving the giant panda. Ursus, 20(1):56-62.

Feng TT, Van Manen FT, Zhao NX, Li M, Wei FW*. 2009. Habitat assessment for giant pandas in the Qinling mountain region of China. Journal of Wildlife Management, 73(6):852–858.

Qi DW, Hu YB, Gu XD, Li M, Wei FW*.2009. Ecological niche modeling of the sympatric giant and red pandas on a mountain-range scale. Biodiversity and Conservation, 18(8):2127–2141.

Zhang ZJ, Zhan XJ, Yan L, Li M, Hu JC, Wei FW*. 2009. What determines selection and abandonment of a foraging patch by wild giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) in winter? Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 16(1):79-84.

Zhang ZJ, Hu JC, Yang JD, Li M, Wei FW*. 2009. Food habits and space-use of red pandas Ailurus fulgens in the Fengtongzhai Nature Reserve, China: food effects and behavioral responses. Acta Theriologica, 54(3): 225–234.

Wu H, Zhan XJ, Zhang ZJ, Zhu LF, Yan L, Li M, Wei FW*. 2009. Thirty-three microsatellite loci for noninvasive genetic studies of the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). Conservation Genetics, 10(3):649-652.

Wu H, Zhan XJ, Guo Y, Zhang ZJ, Zhu LF, Yan L, Li M, Wei FW*.2009. Isolation and characterization of 12 novel microsatellite loci for the red panda (Ailurus fulgens). Conservation Genetics, 10(3):523–525.

Wu Hua, Zhan XJ, Yan L, Liu SY, Zhang ZJ, Li M, Wei FW*. 2009. Isolation and characterization of 14 microsatellite loci for the Chevrier’s field mouse (Apodemus chevrieri). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9(3): 848-850.

Ren BP, Li M, Long YC, Wei FW*. 2009. Influence of day length, ambient temperature, and seasonality on daily travel distance in the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey at Jinsichang, Yunnan, China. American Journal of Primatology, 71(3): 233-241.

Ren BP, Li M, Long YC, Wu RD, Wei FW*. 2009. Home range and seasonality of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys. Integrative Zoology, 4(2), 162-171.

Zhou QH, Huang CM, Li M, Wei FW*. 2009. Sleeping Site Use by Trachypithecus francoisi at Nonggang Nature Reserve, China. International Journal of Primatology, 30(2), 353-365.

Liu ZJ, Ren BP, Wu RD, Zhao L, Hao YL, Wang BS, Wei FW, Long YC, Li M. 2009. The effect of landscape features on population genetic structure in Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) implies an anthropogenic genetic discontinuity. Molecular Ecology, 18(18):3831-3846.

Zhan XJ, Hu YB, Yin YX, Wei FW, Bruford MW. 2009. Microsatellite loci for the Chinese bamboo rat Rhizomus sinensis. Molecular Ecology Resources, 9(4): 1270-1272.

Almany GR, De Arruda MP, Arthofer W,…, Wei FW, …, Zhan XJ, …, Zhu LF. 2009. Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 May 2009-31 July 2009. Molecular Ecology Resources, 9(6):1460-1466.

Xiang ZF, Nie SG, Lei XP, Chang ZF, Wei FW, Li M. 2009. Current status and conservation of the gray snub-nosed monkey Rhinopithecus brelichi (Colobinae) in Guizhou, China. Biological Conservation, 142(3): 469-476.

Grueter CC, Li DY, Ren BP, Wei FW, van Schaik CP. 2009. Dietary profile of Rhinopithecus bieti and its socioecological implications. International Journal of Primatology, 30(4): 601-624.

Grueter CC, Li DY, Ren BP, Wei FW. 2009. Choice of analytical method can have dramatic effects on primate home range estimates. Primates, 50(1): 81-84.

Grueter CC, Li DY, Ren BP, Wei FW, Xiang ZF, Van Schaik CP. 2009. Fallback Foods of Temperate-Living Primates: A Case Study on Snub-Nosed Monkeys. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 140(4):700-715.

Zhou QH, Huang ZH, Wei XS, Wei FW, Huang CM. 2009. Factors Influencing Interannual and Intersite Variability in the Diet of Trachypithecus francoisi. International Journal of Primatology, 30(4):583-599.

Xu SX, Ren WH, Li SZ, Wei FW, Zhou KY, Yang G. 2009. Sequence Polymorphism and Evolution of Three Cetacean MHC Genes. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 69(3):260-275.

Wu H, Zhan XJ, Yan L, Liu SY, Li M, Hu JC, Wei FW*. 2008. Isolation and characterization of fourteen microsatellite loci for striped field mouse (Apodemus agrarius). Conservation Genetics, 9(6):1691–1693.

Ren BP, Li M, Long YC, Gruter CC, Wei FW*. 2008. Measuring daily ranging distances of Rhinopithecus bieti via a global positioning system collar at Jinsichang, China: A methodological consideration. International Journal of Primatology, 29(3): 783-794.

Grueter CC, Li DY, van Schaik CP, Ren BP, Long YC, Wei FW*. 2008. Ranging of Rhinopithecus bieti in the Samage forest, China. I. Characteristics of range use. International Journal of Primatology, 29(5):1121-1145.

Li DY, Grueter CC, van Schaik CP, Ren BP, Long YC, Li M, Peng ZS, Wei FW*. 2008. Ranging of Rhinopithecus bieti in the Samage forest, China. II. Use of land cover types and altitudes. International Journal of Primatology, 29(5):1147-1173.

Hu GC, Luo XJ, Dai JY, Zhang XL, Wu H, Zhang CL, Guo Wei, Xu MQ, Bi XM, Wei FW. 2008. Brominated flame retardants, polychlorinated biphenyls, and organochlorine pesticides in captive giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) and red panda (Ailurus fulgens) from China. Environmental Science and Technology, 42(13):4704–4709.

Zhao L, Zhang J, Liu ZJ, Funk SM, Wei FW, Xu MQ, Li M. 2008. Complex population genetic and demographic history of the New Taihu Icefish, Neosalanx taihuensis, based on cytochrome b sequences. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8: 201

Yang G, Guo L, Bruford MW, Wei FW, Zhou KY. 2008. Mitochondrial phylogeography and population history of finless porpoises in Sino-Japanese waters. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 95(1):193-204.

Liu ZJ, Ren BP, Hao YL, Zhang HR, Wei FW, Li M. 2008. Identification of 13 human microsatellite markers via cross-species amplification of fecal samples from Rhinopithecus bieti. International Journal of Primatology, 29(1):265-272.

Zhang BW, Li M, Zhang ZJ, Goossens B, Zhu LF, Zhang SN, Hu JC, Bruford MW, Wei FW*. 2007. Genetic viability and population history of the giant panda, putting an end to the‘Evolutionary Dead End’? Molecular Biology and Evolution. 24(8):1801–1810.

Zhan X J, Zhang ZJ, Wu H, Goossens B, Li M, Jiang SW, Bruford MW, Wei FW*. 2007. Molecular analysis of dispersal in giant pandas. Molecular Ecology, 16(18):3792-3800.

Zhang SN, Pan RL, Li M, Oxnard C, Wei FW*. 2007. Mandible of the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) compared with other Chinese carnivores: functional adaptation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 92(3):449-456.

Zhang ZJ, Swaisgood RR, Wu H, Li M, Yong YG, Hu JC, Wei FW*. 2007. Factors predicting den use by maternal giant pandas. Journal of Wildlife Management, 71(8):2694–2698.

Zhou QH, Wei FW*, Huang CM, Li M, Ren BP, Luo B. 2007. Seasonal variation in the activity patterns and time budgets of Trachypithecus francoisi in the Nonggang Nature Reserve, China. International Journal of Primatology, 28(3):657–671.

Li M, Liu ZJ, Gou JX, Ren BP, Pan RL, Su YJ, Funk SM, Wei FW*. 2007. Phylogeography and population structure of the golden monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana): inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. American Journal of Primatology, 69(11):1195–1209.

Qin Q, Loeffler IK, Li M, Tian KG, Wei FW*. 2007. Sequence analysis of a canine parvovirus isolated from a red panda (Ailurus fulgens) in China. Virus Genes, 34(3):299–302.

Zhang J, Wei FW*, Li M, Xu MQ. 2007. Threatened fishes of the world: Hemisalanx prognathus (Regan 1908) (Salangidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 78(3):209-210.

Liu ZJ, Ren BP, Wei FW, Long YC, Hao YL, Li M. 2007. Phylogeography and population structure of the Yunnan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus bieti) inferred from mitochondrial control region DNA sequence analysis. Molecular Ecology, 16(16):3334-3349.

Qin Q, Wei FW, Li M, Dubovi EJ, Loeffler IK. 2007. Serosurvey of infectious disease agents of carnivores in captive red pandas (Ailurus fulgens) in China. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 38(1):42-50.

Zhang J, Li M, XuMQ, Takita T, Wei FW. 2007. Molecular phylogeny of icefish Salangidae based on complete mtDNA cytochrome b sequences, with comments on estuarine fish evolution. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 91(2):325–340.

Hao YL, Liu ZJ, Wu H, Ren BP, Wei FW, Li M. 2007.Isolation and characterization of 11 microsatellite loci for the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey, Rhinopithecus roxellana. Conservation Genetics, 8(5):1021–1024.

Zhan XJ, Li M, Zhang ZJ, Goossens B, Chen YP, Wang HJ, Bruford MW, Wei FW*. 2006 Molecular censusing doubles giant panda population estimate in a key nature reserve. Current Biology 16(12): R451-452.

Zhang BW, Li M, Ma LC, Wei FW*. 2006. A widely applicable protocol for DNA isolation from fecal samples. Biochemical Genetics 44(11-12):503-512.

Zhang ZJ, Wei FW*, Li M, Hu JC. 2006. Winter Microhabitat Separation between Giant and Red Pandas in Bashania faberi Bamboo Forest in Fengtongzhai Nature Reserve. Journal of Wildlife Management, 70(1):231-235.

Li DY, Grueter CC, Ren BP, Zhou QH, Li M, Peng ZS, Wei FW*. 2006. Characteristics of night-time sleeping places selected by golden monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) in the Samage Forest, Baima Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, China. Integrative Zoology, 1(4):141-152.

Dai JY, Li M, Jin YH, Saito N, Xu MQ, Wei FW. 2006. Perfluorooctanesulfonate and perfluorooctanoate in red panda and giant panda from China. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40(18), 5647-5652

Zhou QH, Wei FW, Li M, Huang CM, Luo B. 2006. Diet and Food Choice of the François’ Langur (Trachypithecus francoisi) at Nonggang Nature Reserve, China. International Journal of Primatology, 27:1441-1460.

Yang G, Bruford MW, Wei FW, Zhou KY. 2006. Conservation options for the Baiji: Time for Realism? Conservation Biology, 20(3):620–622.

Lü XP, Wei FW, Li M, Yang G, Liu H. 2006. Genetic diversity among Chinese sika deer (Cervus nippon) populations and relationships between Chinese and Japanese sika deer. Chinese Science Bulletin, 51(4):433-440.

Li M, Wei FW*, Goossens B, Feng ZJ, Tamate HB, Bruford MW, Funk SM. 2005. Mitochondrial phylogeography and subspecific variation in the red panda (Ailurus fulgens): implications for conservation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 36(1): 78–89.

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