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Yi Lu

Lu yi

Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biophysics

yi-lu@illinois.edu

A323/A325 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-2619

Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois
A323 CLSL Box 8-6
600 S Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801

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Curriculum Vita

Rational design and directed evolution of proteins and catalytic DNA/RNAs and their applications in biocatalysis, sensing, imaging and drug delivery.

Research Interests


Education

B.S., 1986, Peking University (Chemistry)
Ph.D., 1992, University of California at Los Angeles (Chemistry)
Postdoc, 1992-94, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (with Harry B. Gray), Caltech

Awards

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, 2007
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor Award, 2002
Alfred P Sloan Research Fellow, 1998
Beckman Young Investigators Award, 1996