【学术报告】Controlling protein function by genetically incorporated unnatural amino acids

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  • 星期三
  • 6 月6日
报告题目:Controlling protein function by genetically incorporated unnatural amino acids
报告人:Dr. Yu-Hsuan Tsai (蔡羽轩)
    Lecturer in Chemical Biology, School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, UK
时 间:2018年6月6日(星期三)上午10:00
地 点:卢嘉锡楼202报告厅

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厦门大学谱学分析与仪器教育部重点实验室
厦门大学化学化工学院
2018年5月24日

报告摘要:
Unnatural amino acids that carry diverse chemical functionalities can be site-specifically incorporated into protein of interest by genetic code expansion in organisms from bacteria to mammals. Here I will show how genetic code expansion can be applied to regulate protein function.

报告人简历:
Brief Biography:

Yu-Hsuan Tsai obtained BSc from Taiwan University in 2006, MSc from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich in 2008, and Dr rer. nat. from Freie Universität Berlin in 2012. He had worked as a researcher at Academia Sinica, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. Since 2015 he has been a Lecturer in the School of Chemistry at Cardiff University. Website: https://tsai-lab.org/

Research Interests:

My research interests focus on development of chemical tools to address biological challenges. Techniques commonly used in my research include organic synthesis, biochemistry, molecular cloning, genetic code expansion and mammalian cell culture.