Prof. Becki Y KUANG

Research Area | Research Interests | Teaching Assignments | Publications

Research Area

Bioengineering - RNA engineering, Biomaterials, Molecular self-assembly

Research Interests

Synthetic biology approaches to create biosensors; Integrated biological systems capable of autonomously performing novel functions.

Teaching Assignments

2021-22 Fall: BIEN2610 - Chemical Biology for Engineers
2021-22 Fall: UROP1100E - Undergraduate Research Opportunities Series 1
2021-22 Fall: UROP3100E - Undergraduate Research Opportunities Series 3
2020-21 Fall: BIEN2610 - Chemical Biology for Engineers
2020-21 Fall: BIEN3910 - Bioengineering Laboratory
2020-21 Spring: CENG4920 - Chemical Engineering Capstone Design
2020-21 Spring: CENG4980S - Investigation Project
2020-21 Spring: BIEN2410 - Cellular and Systems Physiology for Engineers
2020-21 Summer: UROP1000 - Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Recent Publications

  • Kuang, Yi; Miki, Kenji; Parr, Callum J. C.; Hayashi, Karin; Takei, Ikue; Li, Jie; Iwasaki, Mio; Nakagawa, Masato; Yoshida, Yoshinori; Saito, Hirohide "Efficient, Selective Removal of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells via Ecto-Alkaline Phosphatase-Mediated Aggregation of Synthetic Peptides", Cell Chemical Biology, v. 24, (6), June 2017, p. 685-694.e4 (2017)
  • Zhou, Rong; Kuang, Yi; Zhou, Jie; Du, Xuewen; Li, Jie; Shi, Junfeng; Haburcak, Richard; Xu, Bing "Nanonets Collect Cancer Secretome from Pericellular Space", PLoS ONE, v. 11, (4), April 2013, article number e0154126 (2016)
  • Li, Jie; Kuang, Yi; Shi, Junfeng; Zhou, Jie; Medina, Jamie E.; Zhou, Rong; Yuan, Dan; Yang, Cuihong; Wang, Huaimin; Yang, Zhimou; Liu, Jianfeng; Dinulescu, Daniela M.; Xu, Bing "Enzyme-Instructed Intracellular Molecular Self-Assembly to Boost Activity of Cisplatin against Drug-Resistant Ovarian Cancer Cells", Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, v. 54, (45), November 2015, p. 13307-13311 (2015)
  • Kuang, Yi; Zhou, Ning; Xu, Bing "Biocompatibility of Hydrogelators Based on Small Peptide Derivatives", Hydrogels in Cell-Based Therapies, Editor(s): Che J Connon, Ian W Hamley. Cambridge, United Kingdom : Royal Society Of Chemistry, 2014, p. 31-47 (2014)
  • Kuang, Yi; Shi, Junfeng; Li, Jie; Yuan, Dan; Alberti, Kyle A.; Xu, Qiaobing; Xu, Bing "Pericellular Hydrogel/Nanonets Inhibit Cancer Cells", Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, v. 53, (31), July 2014, p. 8104-8107 (2014)

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