Bei DINGTenure-track Associate Professor

Email: bei.ding@sjtu.edu.cn;课题组网站:https://www.x-mol.com/groups/bei_ding/ 

Educational Background

2009 – 2014             University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, US

                                    Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (Prof. Zhan Chen)

                              Master in Electrical Engineering (Optics and Photonics)  

2005– 2009              Peking University, Beijing, China

                                    Bachelor in Chemistry (Prof. Chunhui Huang and Prof. Zuqiang Bian)

Work Experience

2017 – present           Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

                                     Associate Professor

2014 – 2017              University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

                                     Postdoctoral Scholar (Prof. Feng Gai)

Research Interests

1)Ultrafast spectroscopy of Flavoproteins including photoreceptor BLUF domains, flavodoxins and photolyase

2)Aggregation kinetics of amyloid protein segments using non-natural amino acids and vibrational spectroscopy

Research Project









Ding, B.; Yang, L.; Mukherjee, D.; Chen, J.; Gao, Y.; Gai, F. Microscopic Insight into the Protein Denaturation Action of Urea and Its Methyl Derivatives. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 20189, 1–12.

Hilaire, M. R.#Ding, B. #; Mukherjee, D. #; Chen, J.; Gai, F. Possible Existence of α-Sheets in the Amyloid Fibrils Formed by a TTR 105–115 Mutant. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140 (2), 629–635. (#co-first author)

Ding, B.; Mukherjee, D.; Chen, J.; Gai, F. Do Guanidinium and Tetrapropylammonium Ions Specifically Interact with Aromatic Amino Acid Sidechains?  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.  2017114, 1003-1008

Ding, B.; Hilaire, M. R.; Gai, F. Infrared and Fluorescence Assessment of Protein Folding and Functional Dynamics. J. Phys. Chem. B (Feature Article), 2016120, 5103-5113

Ding, B.; Jasensky, J.; Li, Y.; Chen, Z. Engineering and Characterization of Peptides and Proteins at Surfaces and Interfaces: A Case Study in Surface-Sensitive Vibrational Spectroscopy. Acc. Chem. Res. 201649, 1149-1157

Ding, B.; Panahi, A.; Ho, J. J.; Laaser, J. E.; Brooks, C. L.; Zanni, M. T.; Chen, Z. Probing Site-Specific Structural Information of Peptides at Model Membrane Interface in SituJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 10190-10198

Ding, B.; Tesmer, J.; Chen, Z. Unveiling the Membrane-Binding Properties of N-terminal and C-terminal Regions of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase 5 by Combined Optical Spectroscopies. Langmuir 201330, 823-831

Ding, B.; Laaser J. E.; Liu Y.; Wang P.; Zanni M. T., Chen, Z. Site-specific Orientation Determination of an α-helical Peptide Ovispirin-1 from Isotope labeled Sum Frequency Generation. J. Phys. Chem. B 2013117, 14625-14634

Ding, B.; Soblosky L., Nuygen, K.; Geng J.; Yu X.; Ramamoorthy A.; Chen, Z. Physiologically-Relevant Modes of Membrane Interactions by the Human Antimicrobial Peptide, LL-37, Revealed by SFG Experiments. Sci. Rep. 20133, 1854

Ding, B.; Chen, Z. Molecular Interactions between a Cell Penetrating Peptide Pep-1 and Model Cell Membranes. J. Phys. Chem. B 2012116, 2545-2552

Ding, B.; Washington, V.; Dunietz, B. D. On the Conditions for Enhanced Transport Through Molecular Junctions Based on Metal Centers Ligated by Pyridazino-derived Ligands. Mol. Phys. 2010108, 2591-2599

Honors and Awards

2013    Barbour Scholarship, University of Michigan

2012   Rackham International Research Fellowship, University of Michigan

Open Positions

We welcome graduate and undergraduate students interested in physical chemistry, optics, biochemistry, laser spectroscopy etc. Postdoc positions are also available. 

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