Yan Ping Qian

Assistant Professor, Senior Research
qianya [at] onid.oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-1135
Other: 5417379310

Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 455

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

My general research activities are chemistry, composition, and quality of post-harvest crops, with a focus on aroma and flavor compounds identification, chemical characterization, and analysis; and soil chemistry.

 

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i.  Publications

  1. Yanping L. Qian*, Danni Zhang, Yueqi An, Qin Zhou, and Michael C. Qian. Characterization of Aroma-active Compounds in Northern Highbush Blueberries ‘Bluecrop’ (Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Bluecrop’) and ‘Elliott’ (Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Elliott’) by Gas Chromatography Olfactometry Dilution Analysis and Odor Activity Value. J. Agric. Food Chem. May 11, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.1c01044
  2. Yueqi An, Yanping L. Qian, Alcazar Magana, Armando, Shanbai Xiong, and Michael C. Qian. Comparative characterization of the key aroma compounds in Siver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix), Pacific Whiting (Merluccius productus), and Alaska Pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) surimi by aroma extract dilution analysis, odor activity value, and aroma recombination studies. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2020, 68, 10403-10413. https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b07621.
  3. Matthew L Klein, Thomas G Chastain, Carol J Garbacik, Yanping L.Qian, and Rory Mc Donnell. Acute toxicity of essential oils to the pest slug Deroceras reticulatum in laboratory and greenhouse bioassays. Journal of Pest Science. 2020, 93:415-425. DOI:10,1007/s10340-019-01154-0. 
  4. Yanping Qian*, Yueqi An, Shuang Chen, and Michael Qian. Characterization of Qingke liquor aroma from Tibet. (Corresponding Auther). J. Agric. Food Chem. 2019, 67 (50), 13870-13881. DOI:10.1021/acs.jafc.9b05849.
  5. Yueqi An, Yanping Qian*, Shuang Chen, and Michael Qian.  Aroma comparison of Tibetan “Qingke” liquor with other Chinese Baijiu. (Corresponding Author). In Sex, Smoke, and Spirits – the Role of Chemistry, Guthrie et al., American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2019 Chapter 14, pp.225-252.
  6. Miriam G. Rodríguez-Olvera, Luisa I. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Michael C. Qian, Yanping Qian, and Pedro A. Vazquez-Landaverde. Implementation of stir bar sorptive extraction (SBSE) for the analysis of chemical compounds in Tequila. In Sex, Smoke, and Spirits – the Role of Chemistry, Guthrie et al., American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2019 Chapter 19, pp.311-324.
  7. Fei He, Yanping L. Qian, and Michael C. Qian. The flavor and chiral stability of lemon-flavored hard tea during storage. Food Chemistry 2018, Vol. 239, 622-630. DOI:10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.06.136.
  8. Fei He, Yanping Qian, Yan Zhang, Minwei Zhang, and Michael Qian. Extrusion on aroma compounds in brown and polished rice. Flavor Science: Proceedings of the XV Weurman Flavor Research Symposium, 18-22, September 2017. Graz University of Technology, Austria, p103-106.
  9. Fei He, Yanping Qian, and Michael Qian. Aroma-active compounds in canned tuna by aroma extract dilution analysis. Flavor Science: Proceedings of the XV Weurman Flavor Research Symposium, 18-22, September 2017. Graz University of Technology, Austria, p99-102.
  10. Peng Tao Zhao, Yan Ping Qian, Fei He, Hua Li, and Michael Qian. Comparative Characterization of Aroma Compounds in Merlot Wine by LiChrolut-EN-Based Aroma Extract Dilution Analysis and Odor Activity Value. Chemosensory Perception. Dec. 2017. Vol. 10, pp149-160. (Invited publication)
  11. Santosh Shiwakoti, Osama Saleh, Shital Poudyal, Abdulssamad Barka, Yan Ping Qian, and Valtcho D. Zheljazkov. Yield, Composition, and Antioxidant Capacity of the Essential Oil of Sweet Basil and Holy Basil as Influenced by Distillation Methods. Chemistry & Biodiversity 14(4), April 2017. DOI:10.1002/cbdv.201600417
  12. Daniel C. Sharp, Daniel M. Vollmer, Yan Ping Qian, and Thomas H. Shellhammer. Examination of Glycoside Hydrolysis Methods for the Determination of Terpenyl Glycoside Contents of Different Hop Cultivars. J. Am. Soc. Brew. Chem. 2017. Vol. 75 (2), 101-108.
  13. Daniel C. Sharp, Yan Ping Qian, Gina Shellhammer, and Thomas H. Shellhammer. Contributions of select hopping regimes to the terpenoid content and hop aroma profile of ale and lager beers. J. Am. Soc. Brew. Chem. 2017. Vol. 75 (2), 93-100.
  14. Daniel C. Sharp, Yan Ping Qian, Jeff Clawson, and Thomas H. Shellhammer. Contributions of hop pellets, supercritical fluid hop extracts, and extracted hop material to the hop aroma and terpenoid content of kettle hopped lager beers. Master Brewers Association of Americas (MBAA) TQ 2017. Vol. 54, no.1, pp.2-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/TQ-54-1-0105-01.
  15. Daniel C. Sharp. Yan Ping Qian, Jeff Clawson, and Thomas H. Shellhammer. An exploratory study toward describing hop aroma in beer made with American and European Hop Cultivars. Brewing Science. November / December 2016. Vol. 69, p112-122.
  16. Fang Yuan, Fei He, Yan Ping Qian, Jia Zheng, and Michael Qian. Aroma Stability of Lemon-Flavored Hard Iced Tea Assessed by Chirality and Aroma Extract Dilution Analysis. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2016, 64 (28), pp 5717–5723. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b01776
  17. Jing Sun, Jonathan D. Todd, J. Cameron Thrash, Yan Ping Qian, Michael Qian, Ben Temperton, Jiazhen Guo, Emily K. Fowler, Joshua Aldrich, Carrie D. Nicora, Mary S. Lipton, Richard D. Smith, Andrew W. B. Johnston and Stephen J. Giovannoni. The abundant marine bacterium Pelagibacter simultaneously catabolizes dimethylsulfoniopropionate to the gases dimethyl sulfide and methanethiol. Nature Microbiology. October 3rd, 2016, Article Number 16065, DOI:10.1038/NMICROBIOL.2016.65
  18. Qin Zhou, Yan Ping Qian, and Michael C. Qian. Analysis of volatile phenols in alcoholic beverages by ethylene glycol-polydimethylsiloxane (EG/PDMS) based stir bar sorptive extraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. J. Chromat. A, 1390 (2015) 22-27.
  19. Shi Feng, Yan Ping Qian, and Michael Qian. Aroma compounds and (R/S)- isomeric ratio of linalool in hops and dry-hopped beer. Flavor Science: Proceedings of the XIV Weurman Flavour Research Symposium. 2015, P83-86.
  20. Daniel C. Sharp. M. Shaun Townsend, YanPing Qian, and Thomas H. Shellhammer. Effect of Harvest Maturity on the Chemical Composition of Cascade and Willamette Hops. J. Am. Soc. Brew. Chem. 72(4):231-238, 2014.
  21. Liu, Y. P., and R. L Mulvaney. 1992. Diffusion of Kjeldahl digests for automated nitrogen15 analysis by the Rittenberg technique. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 56:1151-1154.
  22. Liu, Y. P., and R. L Mulvaney. 1992. Use of diffusion for automated nitrogen-15 analysis of soil extracts. Commun. Soil. Sci. Plant Anal.23:613-629.
  23. Liu, Y. P., and R. L Mulvaney. 1992. Automated nitrogen-15 analysis of ammonium in diffusion disks by the Rittenberg technique. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 56:1185-118.
  24. Mulvaney, R. L. and Y. P. Liu. 1992. Refinement and evaluation of automated mass spectrometer for nitrogen isotope analysis by the Rittenberg technique. Journal of Automated Chemistry 13:273-280. 

     iiInvited Oral Presentations

  1. Yanping Qian, Danni-Zhang, and Michael Qian. GC/Ofactometry and 2D-GC-MS Analysis of Nothern Highbush Blueberries.  Invited oral presentation at the 74th NORM 2019, From Nano to Global. June16-19, 2019, Portland, Oregon. 
  2. Yanping Qian, Yueqin An, Shuang Chen, and Michael Qian. Aroma comparison of Tibetan “Qingke” liquor with other Chinese Baijiu. Invited oral presentation at The 2nd International Flavor and Fragrance Conference. May 28-31, 2018, Wuxi, P. R China. 
  3. Andrea Aguirre, Luisa Rodríguez, Yanping Qian, Michael Qian, and Pedro Vazquez-Landaverde. Tequila: the chemistry of a flavor that is conquering the world. Invited oral presentation at the 2nd International Flavor and Fragrance Conference.  May 28-31, 2018, Wuxi, P. R China.
  4. Yanping Qian, Shuang Chen, and Michael Qian. The soul of “Qingke” liquor from Tibet. Invited oral presentation at ACS National Meeting and Expo, March 18-22, 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  5. A. Aguirre-Flores, Yanping Qian, P. Vazquez, Michael Qian. Key flavor compounds in ultra-aged tequila. Invited oral presentation at ACS. National Meeting and Expo, March 18-22, 2018, New Orleans, LA
  6. Danni Zhang, Yanping Qian, and Michael Qian. Volatile composition of northern highbush blueberries. Oral Presentation at the First International Flavor and Fragrance Conference. May. 8-12. 2017. Cartagena, Columbia.
  7. Danni Zhang, YanPing Qian, and Michael Qian. Odor active compounds and their chiral compositions in ‘Bluecrop’ and ‘Elliot’ blueberry. Oral Presentation at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Expo, Aug. 20-25. 2016. Philadelphia. 

 

      iii. Peer Selected Oral Presentations

  1. Fei He, Yanping Qian, and Michael Qian. Two-dimensional GC-MS/olfactometry to study chiral terpene alcohol aroma contribution and stability. Oral Presentation at 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Expo, Aug. 20-24. 2017. Washington D.C.
  2. Daniel Vollmer, Yanping Qian, Gina Shellhammer, and Thomas Shellhammer. The influence of oil content on aroma in beer dry-hopped with Cascade. Oral presentation at ASBC Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2015. La Quinta, California.
  3. Shi Feng, YanPing Qina, and Michael Qian. Key aroma compounds in ‘Centennial’, ‘Citra’, and ‘Nelson Sauvin’ hop identified by aroma extract dilution analysis. Oral presentation at ASBC Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2015 La Quinta, California.

 

     iV. Poster Presentations

  1. Ruiwen Yang, Yanping L. Qian, Armando Alcazar, and Michael C. Qian. Volatile phenols as makers for smoke exposure of Pinot noir wine. 72nd ASEV National Conference Monterey, June 21–24, 2021, Portola Hotel & Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California USA.
  2. Amando Alcazar, Ruiwen Yang, Yanping L. Qian and Michael C. Qian.  Metabolomic profiling of smoke-exposed red wine by LC-HRMS/MS. 72nd ASEV National Conference Monterey, June 21–24, 2021, Portola Hotel & Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California USA
  3. Yanping L. Qian, Jeremiah Dung, Gia Khong Hua, and Michael Qian. Encapsulation of garlic oil and diallyl disulfide with β-cyclodextrin for garlic white rot control. Poster at 259th American Chemistry Society National Meeting. Held Virtually April 5-16, 2021.
  4. Ruiwen Yang, Armando Alcazar, Yanping L. Qian, and Michael C. Qian*  Comparison of stir-bar sorptive extraction-GC-MS and solid-phase micro-extraction -GC-MS for volatile phenol analysis in wine to assess the smoke impact. Poster at 259th American Chemistry Society National Meeting. Held Virtually April 5-16, 2021.
  5. Danye Zhu, Armando Alcazar, Yanping L. Qian, Yongsheng Tao, and Michael C. Qian. Isolation, characterization of Pinot noir wine polysaccharides and their impacts on wine aroma and flavor. Poster at 259th American Chemistry Society National Meeting. Held Virtually April 5-16, 2021.
  6. Yueqi An, Yanping Qian, Shanbai Xiong, and Michael C. Qian. Identification of aroma compounds in frozen surimi made from silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) by normal phase chromatography fractionation and gas chromatography/olfactometry. Poster presentation at the 3rd International Flavor and Fragrance Conference. October 1-4, 2019, Vina de Mar, Chile.
  7. Yanping Qian, Jeremiah Dung, and Michael Qian. Volatile sulfur compounds exudated from roots of garlic plants and their activities toward the germination of spore of fungus Sclerotium cepivorum. Poster at 258th American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego, August 25-29, 2019.
  8. Yanping Qian, Fei He, Jingwen Li, and Michael Qian. In solution stir bar sorptive extraction (SBSE) G.C./MS-olfactometry and GC x GC-TOF-MS analysis of odor-active compounds in soluble collagen peptides. Poster at 12th Wartburg Symposium on Flavor Chemistry & Biology, May 21-24, 2019, Hotel on the Wartburg, Eisenach, Germany.
  9. Fei He, YanPing Qian, YanZhang, MinWei Zhang, and Michael Qian. Extrusion on Aroma Compounds in Brown and Polished Rice. Poster at 15th Weurman Flavor Research Symposium. 18-22 September 2017, Graz University Technology, Austria. 
  10. Fei He, YanPing Qian, and Michael Qian. Aroma Active Compounds in Canned Tuna by Aroma Extract Dilution Analysis. Poster at 15th Weurman Flavor Research Symposium. 18-22 September 2017, Graz University Technology, Austria. (presenter)
  11. XiaoYu Wang, YanPing Qian, Elizabeth Tomasino, and Michael Qian. Sensory Evaluation and Non-targeted Volatile Profiling for Vine Stressed Induced Off-Flavor. Poster at Oregon Grape Day. April 6th. 2017, LeSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University. 
  12. XiaoXi Yuan, Fang Yuan, YanPing Qian, Krista Shellie, and Michael Qian. Effect of Regulated Deficit Irrigation Malbec and Syrah Grape and Wine Volatiles. Poster. Oregon Grape Day. April 6th. 2017, LeSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University.
  13. PengTao Zhao, YanPing Qian, and Michael Qian, Comparative Characteristic Analysis Of Merlot Wine by SPE and LLE. Presentation at 67th ASEV National Conference, June 27–30, 2016, Portola Hotel & Monterey Marriott, Monterey, California USA.
  14. Fei He, Yanping Qian, Fang Yuan, and Michael Qian. Enantiomeric analysis of volatile compounds in ready-to-drink tea beverages using multidimensional gas chromatography. Presentation at 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Expo, Aug. 16-20. 2015. Boston, MA. 
  15. Daniel M. Vollmer, YanPing Qian, and Thomas Shellhammer. Controlling Flavor and Aroma Consistency in Dry-hopped Beer. IFT15 in Chicago, IL, July 11-14, 2015.
  16. Michael Qian, YanPing Qian, Fang Yuan, Shi Feng, Fei He. Advances in flavor and off-flavor analysis in nutraceutical and functional foods. Poster presentation at 2014 International Society of Nutraceutical and Functional Food, Oct. 14-17, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey. 
  17. Shi Feng, YanPing Qian, and Michael Qian. Aroma compounds in ‘Centennial’, ‘Citra’ and ‘Nelson Sauvin’ hop varieties and (R/S)-isomeric ratio of linalool in hops and dry-hopped beer. Poster at 14th Weurman Flavour Research Symposium. 15-19 September 2014, Queens’College Cambridge, UK. 
  18. Tuba Karaarslan, Yanping Qian, Brian Yorgey, Chad Finn, Michael Qian. The isomeric ratio of linalool and α-terpineol in high bush blueberry fruit. Poster at ACS 248th National Meeting and Exposition. August 10-14, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
  19. Daniel Vollmer, Yanping Qian, Gina Shellhammer, and Thomas Shellhammer. Varietal dependency of hop-derived water-soluble flavor precursors in beer. Presentation at ASBC/MBAA Brewing Summit 2014, June4-6 2014, Chicago, Illinois.
  20. Jing Sun, J. Cameron Thrash, Yanping Qian, Michael C. Qian, Ben Temperton, Jiazhen Guo, and Stephen J. Giovannoni1. 2013. DMSP Metabolism in SAR11 Pelagic Marine Bacteria. Sept. 20, 2013. CGRB conference, Ch2M Hill Alumni Center, OSU, Oregon
  21. Qian, Yanping, Hui Feng, and Michael Qian. 2012. Challenges of Ionic Liquid GC Column for Beer and Wine Volatile Analysis. Poster at the American Chemical Society, Aug. 18-23. 2012. Philadelphia.
  22. Qin Zhou, Yanping Qian, Michael C. Qian. Matrix effect and practical considerations for accurate quantification of acetaldehyde and higher alcohols in beer using headspace GC FID. World Brewing Congress, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., July 28 – August 1, 2012.
  23. Qian, Y. P. L., M. Qian. 2012. Hop Aroma Analysis in Beer Using Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction- GC-MS in both SCAN and SIM mode. Poster at the World Brewing Congress 2012. July 28-August 01, 2012, Portland, Oregon.
  24. Shellhammer, T. H., D. Sharp, Y.P. Qian, and M. Qian. Contributions to Hop Aroma in Beer from the Water-Soluble Fraction of Hops. Poster at the World Brewing Congress 2012. July 28-August 01, 2012, Portland, Oregon.
  25. Clawson, J., V. Algazzali, Y. P. Qian, M. Qian, and T. H. Shellhammer. Sensory Evaluation of Belgian and U.S. Red/Brown Sour Beer. Poster at the World Brewing Congress 2012. July 28-August 01, 2012, Portland, Oregon
  26. Sharp, D., Y.P. Qian, and T. H. Shellhammer. Towards Understanding the Origin of American Hop Aroma in Beer. Poster at the 3rd ISHS International Humulus Symposium, 9-14th Sept. 2012, Czech Republic.
  27. Qian, Y. P. L., and W. Austin. 2004. Evaluation of Mehlich-3 test results for Oregon soils. Poster at the American Society of Agronomy, 96th Annual Meeting, Oct. 31-Nov.4, 2004, Seattle, Washington.
  28. Austin, W., and Y. P. L. Qian. 2004. Methodology for ferrous iron measurement in soil solution: ion exchange membranes, IRIS tubes, dipyridyl, phenanthroline, and platinum electrodes. Poster at the American Society of Agronomy, 96th Annual Meeting, Oct. 31 Nov.4, 2004, Seattle, Washington.
  29. Qian, Y. P. L., and W. Austin. 2003 Nutritional diagnosis of tree fruits and small fruits by leaf analysis. Poster at the American Society of Agronomy, 95th Annual Meeting, Nov.2-6, 2003, Denver, Colorado.
  30. Austin, W., Y. P. L. Qian. 2003. Comparison of colorimetric determination of ferrous iron by spectrophotometer and vacuum-filled ampoules. Poster at the American Society of Agronomy, 95th Annual Meeting, Nov.2-6, 2003, Denver, Colorado.