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Wang Li
Professor
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Mailing Address:  Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Science,Lincui road 16, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Email:  wangli1@psych.ac.cn
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Resume:
01/2013-Present   Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
08/2009-12/2012   Associate Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
08/2007-08/2009   Postdoctoral Fellow in clinical psychology, Institute of Psychology, Chinese
                  Academy of Sciences
09/2003-09/2006   Ph.D student in basic psychology, School of Psychology, Beijing Normal
                  University
09/2000-07/2003   Postgraduate student in clinical psychology, Centre for Clinical Psychology,
                  Xiangya Medical College, Central South University
09/1993-07/1998   Undergraduate student in clinical medicine, Nanjing Medical University
Research Interests:
Clinical psychology, Psychological trauma
Research interests:
1.Mental health consequences of trauma exposure
2.Psychological and biological  mechanism of traumatic stress and resilience
3.Relation between stress, psychopathology, and personality
Community service:
Achievements:
1.Fellow of the Youth Innovation Promotion Association, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012
2.Outstanding Young Investigator Award of the Institute of Psychology, 2011.
3.Lu Jiaxi Outstanding Young Researcher Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2010.
4.Postdoctoral Fellow Scholarship of K.C.Wong Education Foundation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2008.
Selected Publications:

1.        Li, G., Wang, L.*, Zhang, K., Cao, C., Cao, X., Fang, R., . . . Zhang, X. FKBP5 genotype linked to combined PTSD-depression symptom in Chinese earthquake survivors. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. doi:10.1177/0706743719870505 (Corresponding Author)

2.        Cao, X., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Fang, R., Chen, C., Hall, B. J., & Elhai, J. D. Depicting the associations between different forms of psychopathology in trauma-exposed adolescents. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. doi:10.1007/s00787-019-01400-x (Corresponding Author)

3.        Li, G., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Fang, R., Hall, B. J., Elhai, J. D., & Liberzon, I. Post-traumatic stress symptoms of children and adolescents exposed to the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake: A longitudinal study of 5-HTTLPR genotype main effects and gene–environment interactions. International Journal of Psychology. doi:10.1002/ijop.12614 (Corresponding Author)

4.        Gan, Y., Chen, Y., Han, X., Yu, N. X., & Wang, L. Neuropeptide Y gene × environment interaction predicts resilience and rositive future focus. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. doi:10.1111/aphw.12162

5.        Li, G., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Fang, R., Cao, X., Chen, C., . . . Hall, B. J. (2019). Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and executive dysfunction among children and adolescents: A Latent Profile Analysis. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 19(3), 228-236. doi:10.1016/j.ijchp.2019.07.001 (Corresponding Author)

6.        Cao, X., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Zhang, J., & Elhai, J. D. (2019). PTSD latent classes and class transitions predicted by distress and fear disorders in disaster-exposed adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 48(2), 332-342. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2017.1410825 (Corresponding Author)

7.        Wang, W., Wang, L.*, Xu, H., Cao, C., Liu, P., Luo, S., . . . Zhang, X. Characteristics of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines alteration in PTSD patients exposed to a deadly earthquake. Journal of Affective Disorders. 248, 52-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.01.029 (Corresponding Author)

8.        Cao, X., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Fang, R., Chen, C., Hall, B. J., & Elhai, J. D. (2019). Sex differences in global and local connectivity of adolescent posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 60(2), 216-224. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12963 (Corresponding Author)

9.        Hall, B. J., Xiong, Y. X., Yip, P. S. Y., Lao, C. K., Shi, W., Sou, E. K. L., Chang, K., Wang, L., Lam, A. I. F. (2019). The association between disaster exposure and media use on posttraumatic stress disorder following Typhoon Hato in Macao, China. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(1), 1558709. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2018.1558709

10.    Li, G., Zhang, K., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Fang, R., Liu, P., . . . Liberzon, I. (2019). The preliminary investigation of orexigenic hormone gene polymorphisms on posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 100, 131-136. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.09.042 (Co-corresponding Author)

11.    Zhang, X., Zhang, J., Wang, L., & Zhang, W. (2018). Altered gray matter volume and its correlation with PTSD severity in Chinese earthquake survivors. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9, 629. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00629

12.    Duan, H., Wang, L., & Wu, J. (2018). Psychophysiological correlates between emotional response inhibition and posttraumatic stress symptom clusters. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 16876. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-35123-x

13.    Cao, C., Wang, L.*, Wu, J., Li, G., Fang, R., Cao, X., . . . Elhai, J. D. (2018). Patterns of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and posttraumatic growth in an epidemiological sample of Chinese earthquake survivors: A latent profile analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1549. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01549 (Co-corresponding Author)

14.    Durham, T. A., Byllesby, B. M., Lv, X., Elhai, J. D., & Wang, L. (2018). Anger as an underlying dimension of posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatry Research, 267, 535-540. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.06.011

15.    Li, G., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Fang, R., Liu, P., Luo, S., . . . Elhai, J. (2018). DSM-5 Posttraumatic stress symptom dimensions and health-related quality of life among Chinese earthquake survivors. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 9(1), 1468710. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2018.1468710 (Corresponding Author)

16.    Zhang, K., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Li, G., Fang, R., Liu, P., . . . Liberzon, I. (2018). A DRD2/ANNK1–COMT interaction, consisting of functional variants, confers risk of post-traumatic stress disorder in traumatized Chinese. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9, 170. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00170(Corresponding Author)

17.    Liu, L., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Cao, X., Zhu, Y., Liu, P., . . . Zhang, J. (2018). Serotonin transporter 5-HTTLPR genotype is associated with intrusion and avoidance symptoms of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Chinese earthquake survivors. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 31, 318 - 327. (Corresponding Author)

18.    Zhang, K., Qu, S., Chang, S., Li, G., Cao, C., Fang, K., . . . Wang, L.*, Wang, J. (2017). An overview of posttraumatic stress disorder genetic studies by analyzing and integrating genetic data into genetic database PTSDgene. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 83, 647-656. (Co-corresponding Author)

19.    Wang, L., Cao, X., Cao, C., Fang, R., Yang, H., & Elhai, J. D. (2017). Factor structure of DSM-5 PTSD symptoms in trauma-exposed adolescents: Examining stability across time. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 52, 88-94.

20.    Wang, J., Wang, D., Cui, L., McWhinnie, C. M., Wang, L., & Xiao, J. (2017).The “weakest link” as an indicator of cognitive vulnerability differentially predicts symptom dimensions of anxiety in adolescents in China. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 50, 69-75.

21.    Wu, J., Sun, X., Wang, L., Zhang, L., Fernández, G., & Yao, Z. (2017). Error consciousness predicts physiological response to an acute psychosocial stressor in men. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 83, 84-90.

22.    Yang, H., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Cao, X., Fang, R., Zhang, J., & Elhai, J. D. (2017). The underlying dimensions of DSM-5 PTSD symptoms and their relations with anxiety and depression in a sample of adolescents exposed to an explosion accident. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 8(1), 1272789. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2016.1272789 (Corresponding Author)

23.    Cao, X., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Zhang, J., & Elhai, J. D. (2017). DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder symptom structure in disaster-exposed adolescents: Stability across gender and relation to behavioral problems. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 45(4), 803-814. (Corresponding Author)

24.    Cao, C., Wang, L.*, Cao, X., Dong, C., Liu, P., Luo, S., . . . Zhang, J. (2017). Support for the association between RORA gene polymorphisms and the DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in male earthquake survivors in China. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 25, 138-141. (Corresponding Author)

25.    Claycomb, M., Roley, M. E., Contractor, A. A., Armour, C., Dranger, P., Wang, L., & Elhai, J. D. (2016). The relationship between negative expressivity, anger, and PTSD symptom clusters. Psychiatry Research, 243, 1-4.

26.    Duan, H., Wang, L., Fernández, G., Zhang, K., & Wu, J. (2016). Increased anticipatory contingent negative variation in posttraumatic stress disorder. Biological Psychology, 117, 80-88.

27.    Liu, L., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Qing, Y., & Armour, C. (2016). Testing the dimensional structure of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in a nonclinical trauma-exposed adolescent sample. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57, 204-212. (Corresponding Author)

28.    Zhang, X., Zhang, J., Wang, L., Li, R., & Zhang, W. (2016). Altered resting-state functional connectivity of the amygdala in Chinese earthquake survivors. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 65, 208-214.

29.    Duan, H., Wang, L., Zhang, L., Liu, J., Zhang, K., & Wu, J. (2015). The relationship between cortisol activity during cognitive task and posttraumatic stress symptom clusters. Plos One, 10(12), e0144315. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144315

30.    Cao, X., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Zhang, J., Liu, P., Zhang, B., . . . Elhai, J. D. (2015). Patterns of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder and depression symptoms in an epidemiological sample of Chinese earthquake survivors: A latent profile analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 186, 58-65. (Corresponding Author)

31.    Wang, W., Deng, H., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Xu, H., & Zhang, J. (2015). Hair cortisone level is associated with PTSD's dysphoric arousal symptoms in highly traumatized Chinese females. Journal of Affective Disorders, 182, 18-22. (Corresponding Author)

32.    McNally, R. J., Robinaugh, D. J., Wu, G. W. Y., Wang, L., Deserno, M. K., & Borsboom, D. (2015). Mental disorders as causal systems: A network approach to posttraumatic stress disorder. Clinical Psychological Science, 3(6), 836-849.

33.    Wang, L., Zhang, L., Armour, C., Cao, C., Qing, Y., Zhang, J., . . . Fan, G. (2015). Assessing the underlying dimensionality of DSM-5 PTSD symptoms in Chinese adolescents surviving the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 31, 90-97.

34.    Hansen, M., Armour, C., Wang, L., Elklit, A., & Bryant, R. A. (2015). Assessing possible DSM-5 ASD subtypes in a sample of victims meeting caseness for DSM-5 ASD based on self-report following multiple forms of traumatic exposure. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 31, 84-89.

35.    Wu, J., Yuan, Y., Cao, C., Zhang, K., Wang, L.*, & Zhang, L. (2015). The relationship between response inhibition and posttraumatic stress symptom clusters in adolescent earthquake survivors: An event-related potential study. Scientific Reports, 5, 8844. doi: 10.1038/srep08844. (Co-corresponding Author)

36.    Claycomb, M. A., Wang, L., Sharp, C., Ractliffe, K. C., & Elhai, J. D. (2015). Assessing relations between PTSD’s dysphoria and reexperiencing factors and dimensions of rumination. PLOS ONE, 10(3), e0118435.

37.    Wang, L., Cao, C., Wang, W., Xu, H., Zhang, J., Deng, H., Zhang, X. (2015). Linking hair cortisol levels to phenotypic heterogeneity of posttraumatic stress symptomatology in highly traumatized Chinese females. Biological Psychiatry, 77(4), e21-e22.

38.    Wang, L., Wang, R., & Chan, R. C. K. (2014). Towards a dimensional model of depression: Evidence from Chinese samples. PsyCh Journal, 3(4), 231-233.

39.    Cao, C., Wang, L.*, Wang, R., Qing, Y., Zhang, J., & Wu, G. W. Y. (2014). The COMT gene variant is associated with depression's decreased positive affect symptoms in Chinese adults. PsyCh Journal, 3(4), 264-272. (Corresponding Author)

40.    Liu, S., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., & Zhang, J. (2014 ). The factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 28(5), 301-304. (Corresponding Author)

41.    Cao, C., Wang, L.*, Wang, R., Qing, Y., & Zhang, J. (2014). TPH2 genotype is associated with PTSD's avoidance symptoms in Chinese female earthquake survivors. Psychiatric Genetics, 24(6), 257-261. (Corresponding Author)

42.    Liu, P., Wang, L.*, Cao, C., Wang, R., Zhang, J., Zhang, B., . . . Elhai, J. D. (2014). The underlying dimensions of DSM-5 posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in an epidemiological sample of Chinese earthquake survivors. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28(4), 345-351. (Corresponding Author)

43.    Wei, Y., Wang, L.*, Wang, R., Cao, C., Shi, Z., & Zhang, J. (2013). Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder among Chinese youths after an earthquake. Social Behavior and Personality, 41(10), 1613-1623. (Corresponding Author)

44.    Wang, L., Cao, C., Wang, R., Qing, Y., Zhang, J., & Zhang, X. (2013). PAC1 receptor (ADCYAP1R1) genotype is associated with PTSD's emotional numbing symptoms in Chinese earthquake survivors. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150(1), 156-159.

45.    Wang, R., Wang, L.*, Li, Z., Cao, C., Shi, Z., & Zhang, J. (2013). Latent structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in an adolescent sample one month after an earthquake. Journal of Adolescence, 36(4), 717-725. (Corresponding Author)

46.    Cao, C., Wang, L.*, Wang, R., Dong, C., Qing, Y., Zhang, X., et al. (2013). Stathmin genotype is associated with reexperiencing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in Chinese earthquake survivors. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 44, 296-300. (Corresponding Author)

47.    Zhang, Z., Wang, W., Shi, Z., Wang, L., & Zhang, J. (2012). Mental health problems among the survivors in the hard-hit areas of the Yushu Earthquake. Plos One, 7(10), e46449. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046449

48.    Li, Z., Sang, Z., Wang, L.*, & Shi, Z. (2012). The Mini-IPIP Scale: Psychometric features and relations with PTSD symptoms of Chinese earthquake survivors. Psychological Reports, 111(2), 641-651. (Corresponding Author)

49.    Wang, R., Wang, L.*, Zhang, J., Liu, Z., & Wu, K. (2012). The structure of acute stress disorder among Chinese adults exposed to an earthquake: Is dysphoric arousal a unique construct of acute posttraumatic responses? Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 53 (5), 430-436. (Corresponding Author)

50.    Wang, L., Cao, C., Wang, R., Zhang, J., & Li, Z. (2012). The dimensionality of PTSD symptoms and their relationship to health-related quality of life in Chinese earthquake survivors. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26(7), 711-718.

51.    Armour, C., Elhai, J. D., Richardson, D., Ractliffe, K., Wang, L., & Elklit, A. (2012). Assessing a five factor model of PTSD: Is dysphoric arousal a unique PTSD construct showing differential relationships with anxiety and depression? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26(2), 368-376.

52.    Li, Z., Wang, L., & Zhang, L. (2012). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of a Short-Form of the EMBU among Chinese adolescents. Psychological Reports, 110(1), 263-275.

53.    Wang, L., Li, Z., Shi, Z., Zhang, J., Zhang, K., Liu, Z., & Elhai, J. D. (2011). Testing the dimensionality of posttraumatic stress responses in young Chinese adult earthquake survivors: Further evidence for “dysphoric arousal” as a unique PTSD construct. Depression and Anxiety, 28(12), 1097-1104.

54.    Wang, L., Long, D., Li, Z., & Armour, C. (2011). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom structure in Chinese adolescents exposed to a deadly earthquake. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39(5), 749-758.

55.    Wang, L., Zhang, J., Shi, Z., Zhou, M., Li, Z., Zhang, K., et al. (2011). Comparing alternative factor models of PTSD symptoms across earthquake victims and violent riot witnesses in China: Evidence for a five-factor model proposed by Elhai et al. (2011). Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25(6), 771-776.

56.    Zhang, Z., Shi, Z., Wang, L.*, & Liu, M. (2011). One year later: Mental health problems among survivors in hard-hit areas of the Wenchuan earthquake. Public Health, 125 (5), 293-300. (Corresponding Author)

57.    Liu, M., Wang, L.*, Shi, Z., Zhang, Z., Zhang, K., & Shen, J. (2011). Mental health problems among children one-year after sichuan earthquake in China: A follow-up study. Plos One, 6(2), e14706. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014706. (Corresponding Author).

58.    Wang, L., Zhang, J., Shi, Z., Zhou, M., Huang, D., & Liu, P. (2011). Confirmatory factor analysis of posttraumatic stress symptoms assessed by the Impact of Event Scale-Revised in Chinese earthquake victims: Examining factor structure and its stability across sex. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25(3), 369-375.

59.    Huang, D., Wang, L., Zhou, M., & Zhang, J. (2010). Gender difference in motives of knowledge searching: Measurement invariance and factor mean comparison of the interest/deprivation epistemic curiosity. Paper presented at the 2010 IEEE 2nd Symposium on Web Society, SWS 2010, August 16, 2010 - August 17, 2010, Beijing, China. (EI)

60.    Li, H., Wang, L.*, Shi, Z., Zhang, Y., Wu, K., & Liu, P. (2010). Diagnostic utility of the PTSD Checklist in detecting PTSD in Chinese earthquake victims. Psychological Reports, 107(3), 733-739. (Corresponding Author)

61.    Wu, J., Ge, Y., Shi, Z., Duan, X., Wang, L., Sun, X., et al. (2010). Response inhibition in adolescent earthquake survivors with and without posttraumatic stress disorder: A combined behavioral and ERP study. Neuroscience Letters, 486(3), 117-121.

62.    Wang, L., Shi, Z., Zhang, Y. & Zhang, Z. (2010). Psychometric properties of the 10-item Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale in Chinese earthquake victims. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 64 (5), 499-504.

63.    Wang, L., Zhang, J., Zhou, M., Shi, Z., & Liu, P. (2010). Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder among health care workers in earthquake-affected areas in southwest China. Psychological Reports, 106(2), 555-561.

64.    Wang, L., Li, Z., Shi, Z., Zhang, Y., & Shen, J. (2010). Factor structure of acute stress disorder symptoms in Chinese earthquake victims: A confirmatory factor analysis of the Acute Stress Disorder Scale. Personality and Individual Differences, 48(7), 798-802.

65.    Wang, L., Zhang, J., Shi, Z., Zhou, M., & Li, Z. (2010). Internal consistencies and structural analysis of the MMPI-2 PSY-5 facet subscales in Chinese population. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32 (1), 150-155.

66.    Zhou, M., Wang, L., & Zhang, J. (2009). Developing a computer system for health assessment. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human, 303-306. (EI)

67.    Chan, R.C.K., Wang, Y., Wang, L., Chen, E., Manschreck, T., Li, Z., et al. (2009). Neurological soft signs and their relationships to neurocognitive functions: A re-visit with the structural equation modeling design. PLoS ONE, 4(12), e8469. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008469.

68.    Wang, L., Zhang, Y., Shi, Z. & Wang, W. (2009). Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder among adult survivors two months after the Wenchuan Earthquake. Psychological Reports, 105(3), 879-885.

69.    Wang, L., Zhang, Y., Wang, W., Shi, Z., Shen, J., Li, M., Xin, Y. (2009). Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder among adult survivors three months after the Sichuan Earthquake in China. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 22(5), 444-450.

70.    Shi, Z., Wang, L.*, & Li, H. (2009). Age-related change in emotional experience in a sample of Chinese adults: A preliminary study. Psychological Reports, 105(1), 37- 42. (Corresponding Author)

71.    Li, H., W, J., & Wang, L.* (2009). A survey on the generalized problematic internet use in Chinese college students and its relations to stressful life events and coping style. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 7(2), 333-346. (Corresponding Author)

72.    Wang, L., Shi, Z., Li, H. (2009). Neuroticism, extraversion, emotion regulation, negative Affect and positive affect: The mediating roles of reappraisal and suppression. Social Behavior and Personality, 37 (2), 193-194.

73.    Chan, R. C. K., Wang, L., Ye, J., Leung, W. W. Y., & Mok, M. Y. K. (2008). A psychometric study of the Test of Everyday Attention for Children in the Chinese setting. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 23(4), 455-466.??

Grants:

1. The National Natural Science Foundation, “The comorbidity of PTSD and MDD-the role of FKBP5 gene” (No. 31971020), 2020-2023, PI.

2. The Key Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, “The virtual reality technology based mental health assessment, promotion, and intervention system for specific populations” (No. ZDRW-XH-2019-4), 2019-2020, PI.

3. The Key Project of Research Base of Humanities and Social Sciences of Ministry of Education, “Mechanism and pattern of psychological crisis intervention for students” (No. 16JJD190006), 2017-2019, PI.

4. The External Cooperation Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Heterogeneity in longitudinal trajectories of posttraumatic stress symptoms: Examining the effect of gene-environment interactions” (No. 153111KYSB20160036), 2017-2019, PI.

5. The National Natural Science Foundation, “Associations between PTSD and gene polymorphisms of oxytocin-oxytocin receptor system” (No. 31271099), 2015-2018, PI.

6. The Key Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, “Psychoneural basis of the clinical heterogeneity of PTSD(No. KJZD-EW-L04-2), 2013-2015, PI.

7. The National Key Technology Research and Development Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, “Establishment of a Comprehensive Diagnosis System for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder” (2013BAI08B02), 2013-2015, Co-PI

8. The National Natural Science Foundation, “Diagnostic model of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms” (No. 31271099), 2013-2016, PI.

9. The Key Program of the Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences, “Subtypes of posttraumatic stress disorderSymptomatological, neuroendocrine, and brain electrophysiological features”, 2011-2014, PI

10. The Outstanding Young Investigator Foundation of the Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, “The nature and structure of posttraumatic stress disorder”, 2011-2014, PI

11. The Knowledge Innovation Project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, “Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom clusters and genetic analyses” (No. KSCX2-EW-Q-18), 2011-2013, PI

12. The National Natural Science Foundation, “Association between posttraumatic stress disorder and single nucleotide polymorphisms of Stathmin” (No. 30900402), 2010-2012, PI.

13. The China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, “Genetic basis of post-traumatic stress disorder” (No. 200902143), 2009-2011, PI.

14. The China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, “Developing indexes of autonomic nerve function for diagnosing sub-health” (No. 20080430577), 2008-2010, PI.

15. The National Hi-Tech Research and Development Program of China, “Developing the integrative system for diagnosing, assessing and predicting sub-health state in Chinese population” (No. 2006AA022426), 2006-2008, Collaborator.

16. The National Hi-Tech Research and Development Program of China, “Psychological relief and intervention model in community affected by the ‘5.12’ Earthquake” (No. 2008AA022604), 2008-2010, Collaborator.

17. The Knowledge Innovation Project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, “Providing psychological assistance in Wenchuan Earthquake areas” (No. KKCX1-YW-05), 2008-2009, Collaborator