Group News

Ying’s MOF-polypeptide research is published on Nat. Commun.

Recently, Ying’s research on the methodology of polypeptide synthesis using MOFs, as well as on the applications of MOF-polypeptide hybrids directly from the preparation strategy, has been published on Nature Communications. The news is also featured on various social media, including Sina, NetEase, Tencent and People’s Daily.

Congratulations to Ying!

Link: A nanoscale MOF-based heterogeneous catalytic system for the polymerization of N-carboxyanhydrides enables direct routes toward both polypeptides and related hybrid materials | Nature Communications

New Faces

This fall, our group welcomes four new members: Ms. Yating Fei, Ms. Xue’ao Mei, Ms. Xue Li, and Ms. Yuan Yao. Yuan will pursue her Eng. D. degree here, and the rest will work for their M.S. degree.

Let’s do the job!

Two new members!

We now have two new students pursuing M. S. degree in chemistry, Mr. Yajie Chen and Ms. Leyue Zhou. They will be working on the applications of DNA-binding polymers. Welcome, Yajie and Leyue!

In addition, Ms. Tong Wu has decided to continue her study as a Ph. D. student in our lab. Let’s do this!

Fight the coronavirus!

We are all actively engaging into the national war with the coronavirus. We are staying at home, reading papers, writing manuscripts, and having discussions on WeChat. Although the domestic fight is almost over, we are now facing new threat as the pandemic is now worldwide. But we believe that a united front will be stronger than any virus. Together we will prevail!

Ying Liu joined the lab

Ms. Ying Liu has decided to join the group as a research assistant before she joins ICBN in next fall as a new student in our Ph. D. program. Her background fulfills the requirement for entry examination waiver of the program. Welcome on board, Ying!

Yanhong joins the group

Yanhong has officially joined the group this semester. She is in the chemistry M. S. program. Welcome, Yanhong!

Welcome, Zhiyong!

Mr. Zhiyong Chen passed the on-site interview for ’18 Fall graduate students (Ph. D. program) and has decided to join our group. He has now started in the group as a research assistant, preparing for his upcoming Ph. D. adventure starting in September. Welcome, Zhiyong!

Welcome, Jianxue!

Ms. Jianxue Wang transferred into our group this week. She was a graduate student in Dr. Qiaobing Xu’s group. Welcome, Jianxue!