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Principal Investigator

Prof. Wang

Yinsheng Wang

Professor of Chemistry

E-mail: Yinsheng.Wang@ucr.edu

Tel.: (951)-827-2700

Short CV


Visiting Scientists/Post-doc Fellows

Nathan E Price (01/15-present)

B.S., Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia

Research Project: Replication studies of DNA interstrand cross-link lesions

E-mail: nathan.price@ucr.edu


Lin Li (01/15-present)

B.S., Ph.D., Wuhan University

Research Project: Proteomics, DNA binding proteins and Epigenetics

E-mail: lin.li@ucr.edu


Hua Du (04/17-present)

B.S., Anhui Univ.; Ph.D., Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Project: Replication studies of structurally defined DNA lesions in human cells

E-mail: hua.du@ucr.edu


Xiaochuan Liu (11/17-present)

B.S., Chuzhou University; Ph. D., University of Science and Technology of China

Research Project: Kinase signaling and drug resistance

E-mail: liuxi@ucr.edu


Xiaomei He (07/18-present)

B.S., Xiamen University; Ph. D., Wuhan University

Research Project: DNA damage response signaling

E-mail: xiaomeih@ucr.edu


Yuxiang Sun (10/18-present)

B.S., Anhui University; Ph. D., Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Project: Identification and functional characterizations of reader proteins of epitranscriptomic modifications

E-mail: yuxiangs@ucr.edu


Kailin Yu (11/18-present)

B.S., Hunan Normal University; Ph. D., University of Science and Technology of China

Research Project: RNA and protein demethylases

E-mail: kailiny@ucr.edu


Quanqing Zhang (03/19-present)

B.S., Heilongjiang University; Ph. D., Fudan University

Research Project: Quantitative proteomic studies of small molecule-binding proteins

E-mail: zqq84490411@gmail.com


Ph.D Students

Ming Huang (09/13-present)

M.S., University of Western Ontario; B.S., Sun Yat-sen University

Research Project: Targeted quantitative proteomic methods for small GTPases

E-mail: mhuan021@ucr.edu


Yuxiang Cui (08/14-present)

M.S., Hong Kong University; B.S., Nankai University

Research Project: LC-MS/MS for the quantification of modified nucleosides in DNA and RNA

E-mail: ycui002@ucr.edu


Jiabin Wu (08/14-present)

Research Project: Replication studies of DNA alkylation products in cells

B.S., Jilin University

E-mail: jwu058@ucr.edu


Weili Miao (08/14-present)

Research Project: Targeted quantitative proteomic methods for nucleotide-binding proteins, with focus on kinases

B.S., Fudan University

E-mail: wmiao001@ucr.edu


Lok Ming Tam (08/14-present)

Research Project: Mechanisms of arsenic toxicity

B.S., The Chinese University of Hong Kong

E-mail: ltam002@ucr.edu


Gwendolyn Gonzalez (06/15-present)

Research Project: LC-MS/MS detection of modified nucleosides in RNA

B.S., University of California, Riverside

E-mail: gwendolyngonzalez@yahoo.com


David Bade (07/15-present)

Research Project: Novel regulators of post-translational modifications of proteins.

E-mail: dbade001@ucr.edu


Xuejiao Dong (09/15-present)

Research Project: B.S. University of Science and Technology of China

Chemical proteomic studies of nucleotide-binding proteins

E-mail: xuejiao.dong@email.ucr.edu


Tianyu Qi (08/16-present)

Research Project: Targeted quantitative proteomic profiling of small GTPase regulators; discovery of drivers and suppressors for melanoma metastasis

M.S., University of Western Ontario; B.S., Capital Medical University

E-mail: tqi001@ucr.edu


Ying Tan (08/16-present)

M.S., Peking University; B.S., Xi'an Jiaotong University

Research Project: Transcriptional mutagenesis and repair studies of DNA lesions

E-mail: ytan014@ucr.edu


Su Guo (08/16-present)

B.S., Fudan University

Research Project: LC-MS/MS methods for DNA adduct detection

E-mail: sguo010@ucr.edu


Ross Furash (09/17-present)

B.S., UMass Amherst

Research Project: Modulation of kinase signaling by extracellular stimuli

E-mail: rfura001@ucr.edu


Jiekai Yin (09/17-present)

B.S., University of Science and Technology of China

Research Project: LC-MS/MS for the detection of modified nucleosides in DNA

E-mail: jyin026@ucr.edu


Jun Yuan (09/17-present)

B.S., Zhejiang University

Research Project: Chemical syntheses of modified nucleosides and their incorporation into DNA

E-mail: jyuan035@ucr.edu


Zi Gao (09/17-present)

B.S., Pennsylvania State University

Research Project: Identification and functional studies of novel nucleic acid-binding proteins

E-mail: zgao015@ucr.edu


Yinan Wang (09/18-present)

B.S., M.C., Illinois Institute of Technology

Research Project: Chemical syntheses and biological characterizations of damage-containing oligodeoxynucleotides

E-mail: ywang664@ucr.edu


Yenyu Yang (09/18-present)

M.S., National Taiwan University; B.S., National Chung Hsing University

Research Project: Targeted quantitative proteomics for nucleotide-binding proteins

E-mail: yyang227@ucr.edu


Former Group Members

Graduate Students

Xinzhao Jiang (09/01-04/06). Current Position: Senior Manager, Amgen Inc.

Qibin Zhang (03/02-05/05). Current Position: Associate Professor, UNC Greensboro

Yuesong Wang (09/01-06/06). Current Position: Chemist, Food and Drug Administration

Yan Zou (09/01-06/06). Current Position: Manager, Collaboration Projects, iCMC-NPP, Sanofi US

Yu Zeng (08/02-03/07). Current Position: Scientist, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Chunang Gu (08/02-03/07). Current Position: Scientist, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Lijie Men (08/02-03/07). Current Position: Scientist, Johnson & Johnson

Yuan Gao (05/03-02/08). Current Position: Scientist, Novo Nordisk, Beijing

Haizheng Hong (08/03-12/07). Current Position: Professor, Xiamen University

Qingchun Zhang (08/03-02/08). Current Position: Scientist, Amgen Inc.

Haibo Qiu (08/04-03/09). Current Position: Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Yong Jiang (08/04-11/09). Current Position: Post-doc, Emory University

Mario Vargas (08/05-03/12).

Hongxia Wang (08/05-08/10). Current Position: Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Lei Xiong (08/06-02/11). Current Position: Applied Biosystems

Jianshuang Wang (01/08-03/11). Current Position: Associate Scientist, Genentech Inc.

Nisana Andersen (09/07-09/13). Current Position: Associate Scientist, Genentech Inc.

Renee Williams (09/07-12/12). Current Position: Johnson & Johnson

Fan Zhang (09/08-09/13). Current Position: Scientist, Applied Biosystems

Candace Guerrero (09/08-06/14). Current Position: Postdoc, University of Minnesota

Yongsheng Xiao (07/09-03/14). Current Position: Senior Scientist, Shire

Ashley Swanson (08/09-06/14). Current Position: Science Officer, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

Qian Cai (08/09-12/14). Current Position: Genentech Inc.

Lijuan Fu (08/09-05/15). Current Position: Scientist, DMPK group, Arcus Biosciences, Inc.

Shuo Liu (08/10-11/15). Current Position: Postdoc at Stanford Univ.

Lei Guo (08/10-03/15). Current Position: Translational Science, Sanofi US

Pengcheng Wang (08/11-12/16). Current Position: Associate Professor, Jinan University, China

Preston Williams (08/11-08/17). Current Position: Scientist, Analytical Sciences, Somalogic

Yang Yu (08/12-08/17). Current Position: Manager, Proteomics Facility, South University of Science and Technology of China

Nicole Williams (08/13-12/17). Current Position: Research Associate, ArcherDX

Ji Jiang (08/12-03/18). Current Position: Application Chemist, Sciex


Post-doctoral Fellows

Shetty Vivekananda (08/01-09/02). Current Position: Senior Research Scientist, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Zhenjiu Liu (12/01-06/03). Current Position: Scientist, Pfizer

Liyan Ping (09/07-02/08). Current Position: Junior Group Leader at Max Plank Institute of Chemical Ecology

Huachuan Cao (02/04-12/08). Current Position: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Bifeng Yuan (07/07-02/11). Current Position: Professor of Chemistry, Wuhan University, China

Jiang Wu (09/09-08/10). Current Position: Assistant Professor, Nanjing University

Xiaoli Dong (08/09-07/11). Current Position: Agilent Technologies

Jin Wang (08/09-07/12). Current Position: Professor of Life Sciences, Inner Mongolia University

Changjun You (10/09-03/17). Current Position: Professor of Chemistry, Hunan University

John Prins (08/10-09/13). Current Position: Principal Research Scientist, Battelle Memorial Institute

Debin Ji (06/12-05/14). Current Position: Associate Professor of Chemistry, Qingdao University

Qianqian Zhai (07/12-09/14). Current Position: Lecturer, Department of Applied Chemistry, Huazhong Agricultural University

Nicholas Amato (07/13-12/15). Current Position: Scientist, Moderna Therapeutics

Tao Bing (03/14-02/15). Current Position: Associate Professor, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Xiaogang Jiang (12/14-11/15). Current Position: Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Suzhou University

Jiapeng Leng (02/16-08/17). Current Position: Postdoc, MIT

Tianlu Wang (04/16-04/17). Current Position: Postdoc, Baylor College of Medicine

Xiaoxia Dai (03/11-04/18). Current Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Hunan University

Jun Wu (07/14-11/18). Current Position: Faculty, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

Rong Cai (07/16-03/19). Current Position: Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Shandong University






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