Zhongbo Yu, 于仲波 in Chinese

zyu@nankai.edu.cn, +86 22 8535 8335

State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology

Nankai University

38 Tongyan Road, Tianjin, 300350, China


Aug 2013, PhD in chemistry, Kent State University. Advisor, Hanbin Mao

July 2007, Master in medicine, Zhejiang Academy of Medical Sciences. Advisor, Nanxiang Wu

Jun 2001, Bachelor in medicine, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Sciences and Technology


Since Sep 2015, Principle investigator, Nankai University, China

Mar 2013 to Aug 2015, Postdoc, Nynke Dekker Lab, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

Aug 2001 to Dec 2007, Research associate, Zhejiang Academy of Medical Sciences, China

Publications (Click to Pubmed, or to Wanfang)

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Reviews, books and protocols



Book chapters

农药毒理学, 2008, 化学工业出版社,ISBN:9787122021786



Professional activities

Reviewer for NAR and JACS

Invited seminars

  • 12 Jan 2016, CDC in Shanghai. Title: The initiation mechanism of T7 phage helicase unwinding dsDNA at a replication fork

  • Conferences

  • Aug 2015, Tianjin, China. The Ninth National Conference on Chemical Biology, organized by Chinese chemical society. Oral: The initiation mechanism of T7 phage helicase unwinding dsDNA at a replication fork

  • Feb 2015, Hünfeld, Germany. Biophysics Joint Meeting: Structure, Dynamics and Interactions of Biomolecules, organized by: Forschungszentrum Jülich. Oral: Direct monitoring of the number of gp4A helicase from bacteriophage T7 required for DNA unwinding

  • Honors

  • 天津市青年千人(2015)
  • Bush Prize for Graduate Teaching(2012)
  • Taylor Graduate Scholarship(2012)

  • Funding sources

    National Science Foundation of China (Tianjin, 2015~2018)