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Xinyan Ruan

Xinyan Ruan
I am a PhD student working on the immunity of honeybees.


I am originally from China, where I obtained my first bachelor's degree in Plant Protection and minor degree in Applied Psychology. I earned my second bachelor's degree in Ecology and Conservation in New Zealand. My master's degree was earned from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and the thesis was focused on the immunity of black soldier fly larvae.

Selected publications

Parth N. Shah; Xinyan Ruan; Joop J.A. van Loon; Marcel Dicke. (2023).Temperature-modulated host-pathogen interactions between Hermetia illucens L. (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) and Pseudomonas protegens Pf-5. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 198,107934


Doctoral Student at the Department of Ecology; NJ, Agricultural Entomology Unit
Postal address:
Inst för Ekologi, Box 7044
750 07 UPPSALA
Visiting address: Ulls väg 16, Uppsala