Chongwei Bi

PhD Students

Moved to Prof Mo Li's group


Research Interests

I am interested in the development of novel antimicrobial agents targetted in virulence factors to cope with antibiotic resistance.

Selected Publications

  • Bi C, Dong X, Zhong X, et al. (2016) Acacetin Protects Mice from Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection by Inhibiting the Activity of Sortase A. Molecules. 21, 1285.
  • Bi C, Wang L, Niu X, Cai H, et al. (2016) The use of chlorogenic acid and its analogues as inhibitors: an investigation of the inhibition of sortase A of Staphylococcus aureus using molecular docking and dynamic simulation. Biotechnol Lett. 0141-5492.
  • Wang L, Bi C, Cai H, Liu B, et al. (2015) The therapeutic effect of chlorogenic acid against Staphylococcus aureus infection through sortase A inhibition. Front Microbiol. 16;6:1031.
  • Wang L, Bi C, Wang T, et al. (2015) A coagulase-negative and non-haemolytic strain of Staphylococcus aureus for investigating the roles of SrtA in a murine model of bloodstream infection. Pathog Dis. 73(6):ftv042. 
  • Liu B, Chen F, Bi C, et al. (2015) Quercitrin, an inhibitor of Sortase A, interferes with the adhesion of Staphylococcal aureus. Molecules. 20(4):6533-43.
  • Chen F, Liu B, Wang D, Wang L, Deng X, Bi C, et al. (2014) Role of sortase A in the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus-induced mastitis in mice. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 351(1):95-103.


  • M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Jilin University, China, 2016
  • B.S. in Biotechnology, Jilin University, China, 2013

Research Interests Keywords

Microbial genomics