User:Wenjun Shao

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Wenjun Shao: 09'Biology&Statistics
Wenjun Shao: 09'Biology&Statistics
  • Wenjun Shao
  • Peking University
  • Room2043 Dorm47 Peking University Beijing 100871 P.R.China
  • Beijing, China
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I work in the CBI at Peking University. I learned about OpenWetWare from From others, and I've joined because I am a member of the iGEM 2008 Peking University Team.


  • 2009, BSc, Biological Science, School of Life Sciences, Peking University
  • 2009, BSc, Statistics (Second Major), School of Mathematics, Peking Univeristy

Academic Research

2006.04-Present Centre of Bioinformatics, Peking University, China (Advisor: Prof. Liping Wei) Project: The origin and evolution of significant viral protein family

  • Clustered studied protein family with home-made program using Perl
  • Phylogenic analysis and syntenic comparative genomic approach to prove horizontal gene transfer
  • Parameter adjustment for maximum-likelihood analysis to search for positive selective sites
  • Preparing the manuscript to submit

2007.11-2008.11 Peking University iGEM Team, Peking University China-MIT U.S. Project: A genetic circuit to direct evolution of proteins in vivo

  • Genetic circuit construction: achieved flexible ligation into hAID and lexA to form fusion protein
  • Yeast Screening: continuous culture to select functional Gal4 with His resistance
  • Modeling: co-design metabolic and evolution model to simulate and predict the efficiency of our systems
  • Wiki webpage construction and maintenance

2008.04 Paris/Beijing Course-workshop Creating Interdisciplinary Research Projects

  • Discussed membrane reconstruction and potential medical applications of engineered E.coli
  • Co-presentation for 'powerful E.coli' project
  • Discussed modern techniques for the handicap and participated

2008.09-Present Centre of Bioinformatics Peking University, China (Advisor: Prof. Louis Tao)

  • Senior Thesis Project: network modeling and analysis
  • Reviewing the neural circuit model for decision making

Research interests

  1. Mathematical Biology and Systems Biology
  2. Genetic Dynamics
  3. Cancer Research


Preparing an article on protein evolution to submit currently

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