An, Wenlin


NameWenlin An

TitleDistinguished Professor

Address:15 Beisanhuan East   Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Education background:

1989-1994, Undergraduate of Medical College of Nantong University, Jiangsu, China

1994-1997, Master student of Capital Medical University, Beijing, China,

2000-2003, PhD student of Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

2001-2005, PhD student of Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Work experience:

1997-2001, Research Assistant of Xuanwu Hospital, Beijing, China

2006-2010, Career Development Fellow of MRC-LMB, Cambridge, United Kingdom

2010-2016, Senior research scientist of Kings College London, London, United Kingdom

2016 to now, Distinguished Professor of Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing China

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Research areas:

Synthetic biology; cancer immunotherapy; liver cancer; exosome engineering; environmental bioremediation

Honors and awards:

Research projects:

1. Macrophage engineering for cancer immunotherapy

2. Exosome engineering for drug delivery

3. Application of ribosome engineering in synthetic cyanophage’s bio-safety module

Representative works:

1. An WL, Jackson RE, Hunter P, Gogel S, Diepen M, Liu K, Meyer MP., Eickholt BJ. Engineering FKBP-Based Destabilizing Domains to Build Sophisticated Protein Regulation Systems. PLoS One, 2015, 10(12): e0145783.

2. An WL, Chin JW.Orthogonal Gene Expression in Escherichia Coli. Methods in Enzymology, 2011, 497: 115-34.

3. Gautier A, Nguyen DP., Lusic H, An WL, Deiters Alexander, Chin JW. Genetically encoded photocontrol of protein localization in mammalian cells. JACS, 2010, 132(12): 4086.

4. Zhao S, Xu W, Jiang W, Yu W, Lin Y, Zhang T, Yao J, Zhou L, Zeng Y, Li H, Li Y, Shi J, An WL, Hancock SM., He F, Qin L, Chin JW, Yang P, Chen X, Lei Q, Xiong Y, Guan KL*. Regulation of cellular metabolism by protein lysine acetylation. Science, 2010, 327: 1000-1004.

5. An WL, Jason W. Chin. Synthesis of orthogonal transcription-translation networks. PNAS, 2009, 106: 8477-8482.

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