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Dr Yizhi Yuan

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Yizhi is working in the Next Generation Chemistry Group as a postdoctoral research associate under the topic “Synthetic Biology and Cell Surface Editing”.

Prior to working at the Franklin, Yizhi studied pharmacy and synthetic methodology in Peking University for Bachelor and Master degrees, respectively. He then moved to University of Konstanz, Germany for doctoral study, focusing on the discovery and characterisation of a novel human RNA ligase with nucleotide probes. After that he joined Prof. Ben Davis’ lab where he began developing methods for remodelling of glycan on cell surface.

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