People

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Hui-wang Ai
Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, School of Medicine, University of Virginia; Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Department of Biomedical Engineering; Resident faculty member of the Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology; Member of the University of Virginia Cancer Center

Research Interests: Spatiotemporal Regulation of Biological Signaling; Protein Engineering for Imaging, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics

Postdoctoral Researchers:

Dr. Minghai Chen
Research Interests: Fluorescent protein based biosensors for brain activity

Dr. Yichong Fan
Research Interests: Fluorescent protein based biosensors for ROS and carbohydrates

Dr. Jing Zhang
Research Interests: Redox biology, metabolism, and glycosylation

Dr. Xinyu Li
Research Interests: Brain imaging and neurobiology

Dr. Xiaodong Tian
Research Interests: Research tools for redox biology

Graduate Students:

Shen Zhang
Graduate student in Department of Chemistry
Research Interests: Fluorescent protein based biosensors for brain imaging

Tan Truong
Graduate student in BIMS – Cell Biology
Research Interests: Insulin receptor signaling

Hsien-Wei (Andy) Yeh
Graduate student in Department of Chemistry
Research Interests: Bioluminescence based technologies

Ying Xiong
Graduate student in BIMS – Biophysics
Research Interests: Bioluminescence based technologies

Tianchen Wu
Graduate student in BIMS – Biophysics
Research Interests:  Fluorescent protein based biosensors for redox biology and brain activity

Undergraduate Students:

Nayoung Lee, email: nl3nr@virginia.edu