Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief (2)

Shang-Tian   Yang Prof. Shang-Tian Yang
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: Bioprocess Engineering; Fermentation; Biocatalysis; Metabolic Engineering; Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering; Microfluidic Bioreactors and Biochips for High Throughput Screening and Biodiagnostics
An-Ping   Zeng Prof. An-Ping Zeng
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Editor-in-Chief
Center of Synthetic Biology and Integrated Bioengineering, School of Engineering, Westlake University, Zhejiang, Hangzhou, 310024, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Biochemical and Biological Engineering; Biomaterials

Associate Editors (5)

Yu Liang   Huang Dr. Yu Liang Huang
Associate Editor
Safenia Bioscience
Interests: Bioengineering; Bioinformatics; Systemic Biology; Biopharmaceuticals
Christopher V.   Rao Prof. Christopher V. Rao
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Associate Editor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Interests: Systems and Synthetic Biology; Control Theory; Metabolic Engineering; Microbiology
Yi   Wang Prof. Yi Wang
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Associate Editor
Department of Biosystems Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA; Center for Bioenergy and Bioproducts, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Bioprocess Engineering; Biomanufacturing; Biofuels and Biochemicals; Applied Microbiology; Environmental Microbiology
Jufang   Wang Prof. Jufang Wang
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Associate Editor
School of Biology and Biological Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Fermentation Engineering; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Biosafety and Detection; Microbiology
Yajun   Yan Prof. Yajun Yan
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Associate Editor
School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, GA, USA
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Protein Engineering; Industrial Biotechnology; Natural Products

Editorial Board Members (70)

George N.   Bennett Prof. George N. Bennett
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Department of BioSciences, Rice University, Houston, 77005, TX, USA
Interests: Molecular Biology of Prokaryotes; Metabolic Engineering; Biosensors
Anthony J.   Berdis Prof. Anthony J. Berdis
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Department of Chemistry, SR 363, Cleveland State University, 2351 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115, USA
Interests: DNA Polymerases; DNA Damage; Mutagenesis; Chemotherapy; Cancer Biology; Synthetic Biology; Nucleoside Analogs
Ian   Blaby Dr. Ian Blaby
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US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Microbial Functional Genomics/Genetics; Algal Functional Genomics/Genetics
Mark   Blenner Dr. Mark Blenner
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, 590 Avenue 1743, Newark, DE, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Functional Genomics; Systems Biology; Biomanufacturing
Mingfeng   Cao Prof. Mingfeng Cao
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Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, The Key Lab for Synthetic Biotechnology of Xiamen City, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Enzyme Engineering; Natural Products Biosynthesis
Pablo   Carbonell Prof. Pablo Carbonell
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Institute of Industrial Control Systems and Computing (AI2), Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Systems Biology; Computational Biology; Control Engineering; Biological Engineering
Wilfred   Chen Prof. Wilfred Chen
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, 19716, DE, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Protein Engineering; Biofuel; Biosensing
Zhen   Chen Dr. Zhen Chen
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Key Laboratory for Industrial Biocatalysis, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Interests: Biochemical Engineering; Systems Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology
George Guo-Qiang   Chen Prof. George Guo-Qiang Chen
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Center for Synthetic and Systems Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Systems biology; Metabolic Engineering; Biotechnology
C. Perry   Chou Prof. C. Perry Chou
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Interests: Bioprocess Engineering; Bacterial Strain Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Genetic Engineering; Metabolic Engineering
Vincent   Courdavault Dr. Vincent Courdavault
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EA2106 Biomolécules et Biotechnologies Végétales, Université de Tours, 31 Av. Monge, Tours, 37200, France
Interests: Natural Products; Metabolic Engineering; Alkaloids; Pathway Elucidation; Protein Subcellular Localization
Weiliang   Dong Prof. Weiliang Dong
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State Key Laboratory of Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering, College of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, 211800, China
Interests: Microbial Strains and Enzymes; Combinin Gadaptive Evolution; High Throughput Screening; Synthetic Biotechnology; Protein Structure Design and Scale-up Process
Qiang   Fei Prof. Qiang Fei
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Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Energy Chemical Process Intensification, School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China
Interests: Biofuels and Value Added Bioproducts
Mathias   Foo Dr. Mathias Foo
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School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: Systems and Synthetic Biology; Dynamical Modelling; Control Design of Biological System
Gianfranco   Gilardi Prof. Gianfranco Gilardi
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Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology - Laboratories of Structural and Functional Biochemistry, University of Torino, via Accademia Albertina 13, 10123 Turin, Italy
Interests: Engineering Metalloproteins; Engineering Metalloenzymes; Cytochromes P450; Biofuels
Man Bock   Gu Prof. Man Bock Gu
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Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Anam-dong, Seongbuk-gu, 02841, Seoul, Korea
Interests: Aptamers; Biosensors; Nanotechnology; Lateral Flow Strip
Jiong   Hong Prof. Jiong Hong
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School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, 230027, Anhui, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; DNA Synthesis; RNA and Protein Synthesis; Metabolic Engineering
Jiandong   Huang Prof. Jiandong Huang
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School of Biomedical Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hongkong, Hong Kong, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Intracellular Transportation; Genetic Engineering
Luc   Jaeger Prof. Luc Jaeger
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bio-Molecular Science and Engineering Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Interests: Nucleic Acids; RNA and DNA Self-assembly; RNA and DNA Nanostructures; Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology; RNA Synthetic Biology
Michael C.   Jewett Prof. Michael C. Jewett
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, United States; Center for Synthetic Biology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Interests: Cell-free Biology; Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Biotechnology
Xiao-Jun   Ji Prof. Xiao-Jun Ji
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State Key Laboratory Of Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering, College Of Biotechnology And Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, No. 30 South Puzhu Road, Nanjing, China
Interests: Bioengineering; Biochemical Engineering; Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology
Min   Jiang Prof. Min Jiang
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State Key Laboratory of Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering, College of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Fermentation Engineering; Organic Wastes Bioconversion; Microbial Consortia
Yong-Chan   Kwon Dr. Yong-Chan Kwon
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Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Cell-free Systems; Metabolic Engineering; Biosensors; Orthogonal Translation System
Bing-Zhi   Li Prof. Bing-Zhi Li
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Frontiers Science Center for Synthetic Biology and Key Laboratory of Systems Bioengineering (Ministry of Education), School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, 300072, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Genome Engineering; Systems biology; Lignin Bioconversion; Lignocellulose Bioconversion
Jiazhang   Lian Dr. Jiazhang Lian
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College of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, 310027, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Genome Engineering
Lars   Lilge Dr. Lars Lilge
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Department of Bioprocess Engineering (150k), Institute of Food Science and Biotechnology, University of Hohenheim, Fruwirthstraße 12, Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: Bacterial Strain Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Genetic Engineering; Metabolic Engineering; Bacterial Stress Response; Bioactive Metabolites
Yuheng   Lin Dr. Yuheng Lin
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Department of Engineering Technology, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Biochemical Engineering; Biocatalysis
Hualan   Liu Dr. Hualan Liu
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US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, 94720, CA, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Strain Engineering; Microbial Functional Genomics; Microbial Genetics
Jian-Zhong   Liu Prof. Jian-Zhong Liu
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Institute of Synthetic Biology, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, 510275, China
Interests: Microbial Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Biotechnology
Jianming   Liu Dr. Jianming Liu
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Center of Synthetic Biology and Integrated Bioengineering, School of Engineering, Westlake University, Zhejiang, Hangzhou, 310024, China
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Cell free biosynthesis; Synthetic Biology; C1-based biomanufacturing; Novel Microbial Food
Yunzi   Luo Prof. Yunzi Luo
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Frontiers Science Center for Synthetic Biology and Key Laboratory of Systems Bioengineering (Ministry of Education), School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, 300072, China
Interests: Gene Editing; Synthetic Biology; Natural Product Biosynthesis; Protein Engineering; Metabolic Engineering; Enzyme Engineering
Francesco   Montefusco Dr. Francesco Montefusco
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Department of Engineering, University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy
Interests: Computational Systems and Synthetic Biology; Modeling, Analysis, Identification, Design and Control of Biological Systems; Mathematical Modeling for Excitable Cells
Bernd    Mueller-Roeber Prof. Bernd Mueller-Roeber
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University of Potsdam, Institute of Biochemistry and Biology, Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24-25, Haus 20, Potsdam, Germany
Interests: Biotechnology; Transcription Factors; Gene Regulatory Networks; Synthetic Biology; Plant Molecular Biology
David R.   Nielsen Dr. David R. Nielsen
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Chemical Engineering, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287-6106, AZ, USA
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Biofuels and Biochemicals; Small Molecule Transporter Proteins; Microbial Communities
Shuhei   Noda Dr. Shuhei Noda
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Center for Sustainable Resource Science, RIKEN, 1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Kanagawa, Yokohama, Japan
Interests: Protein Engineering; Enzyme Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering 
Si Jae   Park Prof. Si Jae Park
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Graduate Program in System Health Science and Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Systems Biotechnology; Biorefinery; Biopolymer/Biofuel/Biochemical; Fermentations; Protein Engineering
Brian F.   Pfleger Prof. Brian F. Pfleger
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Biotechnology; Sustainability
Vitor B.   Pinheiro Dr. Vitor B. Pinheiro
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Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Herestraat, 49 box 1041, Leuven, Belgium
Interests: Directed Evolution; Synthetic Nucleic Acids (XNA); Polymerases; Synthetic Biology
Ivan   Reyna-Llorens Dr. Ivan Reyna-Llorens
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Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) CSIC-IRTA-UAB-UB, Campus Uab, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Plant Genomics; Plant Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Bioinformatics
Daniel   Schindler Dr. Daniel Schindler
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Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Synthetic Genomics; Synthetic Chromosomes; Evolution; Genome Architecture
Laura   Segatori Prof. Laura Segatori
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Departments of Bioengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and BioSciences, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Protein Engineering; Nanotechnology; Genome Engineering; Drug Delivery
Shuobo   Shi Dr. Shuobo Shi
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Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Soft Matter Science and Engineering, College of Life Science and Technology, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, 100029, China
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology
Jiafu   Shi Dr. Jiafu Shi
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School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, 300072, China
Interests: Enzyme-Photo-coupled Catalysis; Enzymatic Catalysis; Biocatalysis; Green Biomanufacturing; CO2 and Biomass Conversion
Blake A.   Simmons Prof. Blake A. Simmons
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Biological Systems and Engineering Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, 94720, CA, USA
Interests: Biofuels; Biomanufacturing; Biocatalysis; Synthetic Biology; Biomaterials
Haralambos   Stamatis Prof. Haralambos Stamatis
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Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biological Applications and Technologies, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, 45110, Greece
Interests: Enzyme Biotechnology; Biocatalysis; Nanobiotechnology; Industrial Biotechnology
Cheemeng   Tan Dr. Cheemeng Tan
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Computational Biology; Bacteria; Artificial Cells; Cell-free
Tsutomu   Tanaka Prof. Tsutomu Tanaka
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Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Biorefinery; Enzyme Engineering
Yinjie   Tang Prof. Yinjie Tang
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Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering Department, Washington University in St. Louis, 63130, MO, USA
Interests: Biotechnology; Bioprocess Engineering; Microbial Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Genetic Engineering; Metabolic Modeling
Tamir   Tuller Prof. Tamir Tuller
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Laboratory of Computational Systems and Synthetic Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Interests: Computational Biology; Systems Biology; Evolutionary Systems Biology; Synthetic Biology; Gene Expression
Philippe   Urban Dr. Philippe Urban
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TBI, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, INRAE, INSA, Toulouse CEDEX 04, France
Interests: Enzymology; P450; Protein Structure and Function; Evolution
Daniel C.   Volke Dr. Daniel C. Volke
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The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Genetic and Genome Engineering
Giovanni   Vozzi Prof. Giovanni Vozzi
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Department of Information Engineering, Research Center "E. Piaggio", University of Pisa, 56122 Pisa, Italy
Interests: Bioengineering; Biomedical Engineering; Tissue Engineering; Microfabrication; Bioreactors for Tissue Culture; Microactuators Fabrication
Dong   Wei Prof. Dong Wei
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School of Food Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510640, China 
Interests: Microalgae as Green Cell Factory for Biotechnology
Volker F.   Wendisch Prof. Volker F. Wendisch
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Chair of Genetics of Prokaryotes, Biology & CeBiTec, Bielefeld University, CeBiTec, D-33615 Bielefeld, Germany
Interests: Biotechnology; Synthetic Biology; Microbiology; Metabolic Engineering; Bioeconomy
Fengxue   Xin Prof. Fengxue Xin
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State Key Laboratory of Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering, College of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, 211800, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Biosynthesis; Bio-chemicals; Fermentation Engineering
Zhilong   Xiu Prof. Zhilong Xiu
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School of Bioengineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, 116024, China
Interests: Biocatalysis and Transformation; Bioseparation Engineering; Industrial Microbiome Technology; Metabolic Engineering; Naturnal Products; Functional Foods
Peng   Xu Prof. Peng Xu
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Guangdong - Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Shantou, 515063, China
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Biochemical Engineering; Systems Biology; Computational modeling
Masahito   Yamagata Dr. Masahito Yamagata
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Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Interests: Neural Circuit Formation; Adhesion Molecule; Extracellular Matrix; Connectomics; Synthetic Biology; Genome Editing; Recombinant Antibodies, Single-cell Transcriptomics
Yunjun   Yan Prof. Yunjun Yan
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Key Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics of the Ministry of Education, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Interests: Synthethic Biology; Enzyme Engineering; Gene Editing Technology
Shihui   Yang Prof. Shihui Yang
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State Key Laboratory of Biocatalysis and Enzyme Engineering, Hubei University, Wuhan, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Microbial Genetics and Biosynthesis; Biological Transformation Technology
Bangce   Ye Prof. Bangce Ye
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Lab of Biosystem and Microanalysis, State Key Laboratory of Bioreactor Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, 200237, China
Interests: Microbiology; Synthetic Biology; Biology; Analytical Chemistry
Yasuo   Yoshikuni Dr. Yasuo Yoshikuni
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The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
Interests: Genomics Driven Synthetic Biology; Metabolic Engineering; Biofuels and Bioproducts; Strain Engineering; CRAGE; Biomaterials; Microbiome Engineering; Plant-microbe Interactions; Protein Engineering; Machine Learning
Ying-Jin   Yuan Prof. Ying-Jin Yuan
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Frontiers Science Center for Synthetic Biology and Key Laboratory of Systems Bioengineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, 300072, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Genetic Engineering; Biochemical Engineering
Qipeng   Yuan Prof. Qipeng Yuan
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State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, 100029, China
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology
Qi   Zhang Prof. Qi Zhang
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Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200438, China
Interests: Streptomyces; Enzymology; Natural Product; Antibacterial
Chong   Zhang Dr. Chong Zhang
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Biochemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Interests: Metabolic Engineering; Synthetic Biology; Biotechnology
Yiheng   Zhang Prof. Yiheng Zhang
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University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100049, China
Interests: Synthetic Biology; Enzyme Engineering; Energy
Wei   Zhang Prof. Wei Zhang
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Marine Bioproducts Cooperative Research Centre, Australia; Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development (CMBD), College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA5042, Australia
Interests: Marine Biotechnology; Marine Bioproducts; Marine Biorefinery; Industry Biotechnology; Molecular Bioprocessing; Plant Cell Biotechnology; Clean Technologies; Marine Biomaterials
Jian-Jiang   Zhong Prof. Jian-Jiang Zhong
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State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism, Joint International Research Laboratory of Metabolic and Developmental Sciences, and Laboratory of Molecular Biochemical Engineering and Advanced Fermentation Technology, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dong-Chuan Road, Shanghai, 200240, China
Interests: Molecular Biochemical Engineering; Fermentation Technology; Synthetic Biology
Yan   Zhu Dr. Yan Zhu
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Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tianjin, China
Interests: Genome-scale Metabolic Modelling; Multi-omics; Systems Biotechnology; Synthetic Microbiome; Antibiotic Discovery and Pharmacology