清华合成与系统生物学中心
Tsinghua Center for Synthetic and Systems Biology
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Ting Zhu

Assistant Professor, Principal Investigator






Contact Information

School of Life Sciences, Biotechnology Building 4-201
Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Tel: 86-10-62797325
Email: tzhu@biomed.tsinghua.edu.cn


Research Interests

Synthetic biology, artificial life; Next-generation DNA sequencing, metagenomics; Application of next-generation sequencing in cancer and infectious diseases; Origins of life, ancient life, and extremophiles

Education & Working Experience
1999.9-2003.1 B.E. in Engineering Mechanics (early graduation with highest honor), Tsinghua University
2003.9-2005.9 M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
2005.9-2010.6 Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
2010.7-2011.9 Postdoctoral Associate, MIT/MGH
2011.9-present Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University


Selected Publications

1. Zhu TF, Adamala K, Zhang, N, Szostak JW. Photochemically driven redox chemistry induces protocell membrane pearling and division. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA,
109(25): 9828-9832, (2012).
2. Zhu TF, Szostak JW. Exploding vesicles. J Syst Chem, 2:4, (2011).
3. Schrum J, Zhu TF, Szostak JW. The origins of cellular life. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2(9): a002212, (2010).
4. Zhu TF, Szostak JW. Coupled growth and division of model protocell membranes. J Am Chem Soc 131: 5705-5713, (2009).
5. Zhu TF, Szostak JW. Preparation of large monodisperse vesicles. PLoS ONE 4(4): e5009, (2009).
6. Zhu TF, Zhao HC, Wu J, Hoylaerts MF. Three-dimensional reconstruction of thrombus formation during photochemically induced arterial and venous thrombosis. Ann
Biomed Eng 31: 515-525, (2003).
7. Zhao HC, Zhu TF, Wu J, Xi BS. Effect of simulated microgravity on aged pea seed vigour and related physiological properties. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 27:
311-314, (2003).
8. Zhao HC, Zhu TF, Wu J, Xi BS. Effect of Ca-2+ on H+-ATPase activity of plasma membrane in wheat root. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 28: 147-152, (2003).
9. Zhao HC, Wu J, Zheng L, Zhu TF, Xi BS. Effect of sound stimulation on Dendranthema morifolium callus growth. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 29: 143-147, (2003).
10.Zhao HC, Zhu TF, Wu J, Xi BS. Role of protein kinase in the effect of sound stimulation on the PM H+-ATPase activity of Chrysanthemum callus. Colloids Surf B
Biointerface 26: 335-340, (2002).
 

 
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