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Mr DING Yuanzhao
PhD Student

Supervisors: Asst Prof. Cao Bin, Prof. Yehuda Cohen, Asst Prof. Yang Liang;

Project Title: Matrix of Shewanella oneidensis biofilms.

Ding Yuanzhao uses Shewanella oneidensis as a model organism to i) explore influences of extracellular metabolites on biofilm formation and stability, and ii) engineer beneficial biofilms for enhanced biofilm performance.

Publications: 

Ding Y, Zhou Y, Yao J, Szymanski C, Fredrickson J, Shi L, Cao B*, Zhu Z, Yu X-Y (2016) In situ molecular imaging of the biofilm and its matrix. Analytical Chemistry 88(22): 11244-11252.

Ding Y, Peng N, Du Y, Ji L, Cao B* (2014) Disruption of putrescine biosynthesis in Shewanella oneidensis enhances biofilm cohesiveness and performance in Cr(VI) immobilization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 80(4): 1498-1506.

Wu Y, Ding Y, Cohen Y, Cao B* (2015) Elevated level of the second messenger c-di-GMP in Comamonas testosteroni enhances biofilm formation and biofilm-based biodegradation of 3-chloroaniline. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99(4): 1967-1976.

Yang Y, Ding Y, Hu Y, Cao B, Rice S, Kjelleberg S, Song H (2015) Enhancing bidirectional electron transfer of Shewanella oneidensis by a synthetic flavin pathway. ACS Synthetic Biology 4: 815-823.

Zhou Y, Yao J, Ding Y, Yu J, Hua X, Evans JE, Yu X, Lao DB, Heldebrant DJ, Nune SK, Cao B, Bowden ME, Yu X-Y, Wang X-L, Zhu Z (2016) Improving the molecular ion signal intensity for in situ liquid SIMS analysis. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 27(12): 2006-2013.

Zhao C, Chen J, Ding Y, Wang VB, Bao B, Kjelleberg S, Cao B, Loo J, Wang L, Huang W, Zhang Q (2015) Chemically functionalized conjugated oligoelectrolyte nanoparticles for enhancement of current generation in microbial fuel cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7: 14501-14505.

Zhao C, Wu J, Ding Y, Wang VB, Zhang Y, Kjelleberg S, Loo J, Cao B*, Zhang Q* (2015) Hybrid conducting biofilm with built-in bacteria for high-performance microbial fuel cells. ChemElectroChem 2(5): 654-658.