LI Tao(李涛)
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    LI Tao(李涛)


  • Ph.D., Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2011); M.Sc., Wuhan University (2004); B.S., Shanxi University (2001).

    Professor of Chemistry

    Department of Chemistry 
    School of Chemistry and Materials Science
    University of Science and Technology of China
    Hefei, Anhui 230026, P. R. China

    Tel:  +86-551-63601813
    E-mail: tlitao@ustc.edu.cn
    Personal Homepage: http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/~tlitao

    RESEARCH INTERESTS   

    1. Functional Nucleic Acid Biosensors: Study about the structures and functions of G-quadruplex DNAs and DNAzymes, development of functional nucleic acid-based biosensors, construction of nanosensors based on aptamer-linked nanoparticles and DNA-wrapped nanotubes.

    2. DNA Logic Gates and Circuits: Design of DNA logic gates and computing circuits based on multi-stranded DNA helical structures, using chemical stimuli (Pb2+, K+, H+) to induce DNA structureal changes and give color or fluorescence readout for different logic operations.

    3. Nanomechanics and Nanomedicine: Construction of DNA molecular machines and nanodevices via the duplex/quadruplex exchange, programmable assembly and functionalization of DNA nanoarchitectures and application for machines, design of DNA tetrahedra for medicine and protein delivery into mitochondria.

    PUBLICATIONS  

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