Ruiqi Wu, PhD

Associate professor

Wuhan institute of physics and mathematics, CAS


Add: West No.30 Xiao Hong Shan,Wuhan 430071 China

Research Areas

MRI methods and applications

Neuroimaging data analysis, Functional connectivity

Neuroscience, Somatosensory system, Olfactory system

Optical imaging, Electrophysiology recording


09/2009 ~ 06/2014   Radio Physics (PhD), University of Chinese Academy of Science, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, CAS, China

09/2005 ~ 06/2009   Biomedical Engineering (B.S), Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

09/2007 ~ 06/2009   Business Administration (B.S, Dual-degree), Wuhan University, China


Work Experience

10/2017 ~ Present   Associate Professor, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, CAS, China

11/2014 ~ 07/2017   Post Doctorate, Vanderbilt University, U.S

06/2014 ~ 11/2014   Assistant Professor, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, CAS, China



(1) Pai-Feng Yang, Ruiqi Wu, Tung-Lin Wu, Zhaoyue Shi, Li Min Chen*, Discrete Modules and Mesoscale Functional Circuits for Thermal Nociception within Primate S1 Cortex, Journal of Neuroscience, 2018.2.14, 38(7):1774-1787

(2) Feng Wang, Zhongliang Zu, Ruiqi Wu, Tung-Lin Wu, John C Gore*, Li Min Chen*, MRI evaluation of regional and longitudinal changes in Z-spectra of injured spinal cord of monkeys, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2018.2, 79(2):1070-1082

(3) Ruiqi Wu, Pai-Feng Yang, Li Min Chen*, Correlated Disruption of Resting-state fMRI, LFP, and Spike Connectivity Between area 3b and S2 Following Spinal Cord Injury in Monkeys, Journal of Neuroscience, 2017.11.15, 37(46):11192-11203

(4) Ruiqi Wu#*, Yue Liu, Li Wang, Bo Li, Fuqiang Xu*, Activity patterns elicited by airflow in the olfactory bulb and their possible functions, Journal of Neuroscience, 2017.11.1, 37(44):10700-10711

(5) Ruiqi Wu, Feng Wang, Pai-Feng Yang, Li Min Chen*, High-resolution Functional MRI Identified Distinct Global Intrinsic Functional Networks of Nociceptive Posterior Insula and S2 regions in Squirrel Monkey Brain, NeuroImage, 2017.7.15, 155:147-158

(6) Zhaoyue Shi, Ruiqi Wu, Pai-Feng Yang, Feng Wang, Tung-Lin Wu, Arabinda Mishra, Li Min Chen, John C Gore*, High spatial correspondence at a columnar level between activation and resting state fMRI signals and local field potentials, Proceeding of the National Academy of Science of the United State of America, 2017.5.16,114(20):5253-5258

(7) Liu Yang#, Fei Dong#, Qing Yang, Pai-Feng Yang, Ruiqi Wu, Qing-Feng Wu, Dan Wu, Chang-Lin Li, Yan-Qing Zhong, Ying-Jin Lu, Xiaoyang Cheng, Fuqiang Xu,Li Min Chen, Lan Bao, Xu Zhang*, FGF13 Selectively Regulates Heat Nociception by Interacting with Nav1.7., Neuron, 2017.2.22, 93(4):806-821

(8) Li Min Chen#*, Pai-Feng Yang, Feng Wang, Arabinda Mishra, Zhaoyue Shi, Ruiqi Wu, Tung-Lin Wu, George Wilson, Zhaohua Ding, John C Gore*, Biophysical and neural basis of resting state functional connectivity: Evidence from non-human primates, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2017.2.2, 39:71-81

(9) Ruiqi Wu, Langting Su, Pai-Feng Yang, Li Min Chen*, Altered spatiotemporal dynamics of cortical activation to tactile stimuli in somatosensory area 3b and Area 1 of monkeys after spinal cord injury, eNeuro, 2016.9.29, 3(5)

(10) Yuhui Chai, Guoqiang Bi, Liping Wang, Fuqiang Xu, Ruiqi Wu, Xin Zhou, Bensheng Qiu, Hao Lei, Yaoyu Zhang, Jiahong Gao*, Direct detection of optogenetically evoked oscillatory neuronal electrical activity in rats using SLOE sequence, NeuroImage, 2016.1.15, 125:533-543

(11) Hequn Liu, Jingkuan Wei, Bo Li, Mingshan Wang, Ruiqi Wu, Joshua D. Rizak, Li Zhong, Lu Wang, Fuqiang Xu, Yongyi Shen, Xintian Hu, Yaping Zhang*, Divergence of dim-light vision among bats (order: Chiroptera) as estimated by molecular and electrophysiological methods, Scientific Reports, 2015.6.23, 5:11531

(12) Ling Gong#, Bo Li#, Ruiqi Wu, Anan Li, Fuqiang Xu*, Brain-state dependent uncoupling of BOLD and local field potentials in laminar olfactory bulb, Neuroscience Letters, 2014.9.19, 580:1-6

(13) Bo Li#, Ling Gong#, Ruiqi Wu, Anan Li*, Fuqiang Xu*, Complex relationship between BOLD-fMRI and electrophysiological signals in different olfactory bulb layers, NeuroImage, 2014.7.15, 95:29-38

(14) Ruiqi Wu#, Zhixiang Xu#, Xiaoping Rao, Fuqiang Xu*. Development- and activity-dependent expression of clusterin in the mouse olfactory bulb, International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 2013.11, 31(7): 550-559

(15) Jun Lang, Anan Li, Weihua Luo, Ruiqi Wu, Pengcheng Li, Fuqiang Xu*, Odor representation in the olfactory bulb under different brain states revealed by intrinsic optical signals imaging, Neuroscience, 2013.7.23,243:54-63