Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.
SUSTech offers an unparalleled learning and research experience at the scientific and technological frontiers.
SUSTech offers unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside the faculty to explore and tackle both fundamental and practical problems.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for forming and implementing a coherent strategy to promote the University’s international development and global profile.
The undergraduate admission of SUSTech adopts comprehensive evaluation enrollment mode based on national college entrance examination.The graduate admission of SUSTech currently adopts joint training mode.
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Department of Biology
Dr.Yu’s research work mainly focus on the structural and functional studies of the proteins involved in cell-ECM adhesion, intracellular trafficking and many neuronal diseases, by combining the powerful tools in biochemistry, biophysics and cell biology. The research results have been published on Cell, Molecular Cell etc, and Dr.Yu has been awarded Hong Kong Young Scientist Award in Life Science (2009), and the Peacock Plan (2014, Shenzhen)
◆ Aug. 2013-present Associate Professor, South University of Science and Technology of China
◆ Sep. 2009 – Aug. 2013 Research Associate in Division of Life Science, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
◆ Jan. 2004 –Aug. 2009 Ph.D., Biochemistry, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
◆ Sep. 1998 – Jun.2003 B.S., Biology, University of Science and Technology of China
Honors & Awards：
◆Hong Kong Young Scientist Award in Life Science, Hong Kong Institute of Science 2009
◆Postgraduate Achievement Award, Biochemistry, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2009
◆Postgraduate Student Research Award, Biochemistry,Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2009
◆Yu,C.*, Lou,J.*, Wu,J., Pan,L., Feng,W., and Zhang,M. (2012) . Membrane-induced lever arm expansion allows myosin VI to walk with large and variable step sizes. J Biol Chem 287(42)，35021-35. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M111.328781 (*: co-first authors)
◆Wei, Z., Zheng, S., Spangler, S.A., Yu, C.#, Hoogenraad, C.C., Zhang, M. # (2011) . Liprin-mediated large signaling complex organization revealed by the liprin-α/CASK and liprin-α/liprin-β complex structures. Mol Cell 43:586-98. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2011.07.021. (#: co-correspondence authors)
◆Yu, C.*, Feng, W.*, Wei, Z., Miyanoiri, Y., Wen, W., Zhao, Y., and Zhang, M. (2009). Myosin VI Undergoes Cargo-Mediated Dimerization. Cell 138, 537-548. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2009.05.030. (*: co-first authors)
◆Wang C, Wei Z, Chen K, Ye F, Yu C, Bennett V, Zhang M. (2014). Structural basis of diverse membrane target recognitions by ankyrins. Elife. Nov 10;3.
◆Wei, Z., Liu, X., Yu, C., Zhang, M. (2013). Structural basis of cargo recognitions for class V myosins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110(28),11314-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1306768110
◆Wang, C., Yu, C., Ye, F., Wei, Z., Zhang, M. (2012) Structure of the ZU5-ZU5-UPA-DD tandem of ankyrin-B reveals interaction surfaces necessary for ankyrin function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 109(13),4822-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1200613109.