Ai named UVA School of Medicine Pinn Scholar & promoted to full professor


Huiwang Ai has been selected as a Pinn Scholar for 2023-2026. The Pinn Scholars program is named in honor of Dr. Vivian Pinn who was a graduate of the UVA…

Paper on amber-emitting luciferase and immunobioluminescence imaging published in JACS


The paper by Ying, Yiyu, and several other co-authors on an engineered amber-emitting luciferase and in vivo immunobioluminescence imaging is now published in the ACS flagship journal, Journal of the American Chemical…

Paper on bioluminescent calcium imaging published in Nature Communications


The paper by Xiaodong, Yiyu, and several other co-authors on luciferase prosubstrates and red bioluminescent calcium indicators for imaging brain activity is now published in Nature Communications ().

Paper on UDP-GlcNAc sensors published in ACS Central Science


The paper by Zefan and Jing on fluorescent UDP-GlcNAc sensors is now published in the ACS flagship journal, ACS Central Science ().

Highly Cited Paper (top 1% in Chemistry)


As of 2020, our manuscript "Reaction-Based Genetically Encoded Fluorescent Hydrogen Sulfide Sensors" is a highly cited paper (in the top 1% of the academic field of Chemistry based on a…