Bryan WEI


Bryan WEI


Tsinghua University

School of Life Sciences

Assistant Professor


Education and Work Experience

1998-2002 School of Life Sciences, Peking University, BS

2004-2009 Department of Chemical Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, PhD

2010-2014 Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Postdoctoral Fellow

2014 to present School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Assistant Professor


Research interests

DNA nanotechnology and its applications in materials science and life sciences 


Selected Publication

Wei B*, Ong LL, Chen J, Jaffe AS and Yin P*. Complex reconfiguration of DNA nanostructures. Angewandte Chemie International. 2014, 53:7475-7479.

Wei B, Dai MJ, Myhrvold C, Ke YG, Jungmann R and Yin P*. Design space for complex DNA structures. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2013,135: 18080−18088.

Wei B, Dai MJ and Yin P*. Complex shapes self-assembled from single-stranded DNA tiles. Nature, 2012, 485: 623-626. highlighted as one of the ten articles in 2012 Editors’ choice of Nature

He XJ, Wei B and Mi YL*.Aptamer based reversible DNA induced hydrogel system for molecular recognition and separation. Chemical Communications. 2010, 46: 6308-6310.

Wei B, Cheng I, Luo KQ and Mi YL*. Capture and release of protein by a reversible DNA-induced sol–gel transition system. Angewandte Chemie International. 2008, 47:331-333.



Tsinghua University,  School of Life Sciences


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