Yinjie Tang, PhD

Associate Professor
Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

Computational and Systems Biology Program
Plant and Microbial Biosciences Program
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology Program
Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program

  • 314-935-5464

  • yinjie.tang@wustl.edu

  • http://tang.eece.wustl.edu/

  • Metabolic flux analysis, bioenergy, metabolic engineering, algal bioprocess, bioremediation, kinetic modeling

  • Metabolism analysis and metabolic engineering of environmental microorganisms for biofuel/chemical production

Research Abstract:

The Tang Lab is facilitating interdisciplinary research in the fields of applied environmental microbiology. We currently focus on understanding and optimizing cell metabolism under different culture conditions. The scope of our research includes both biological experiments and metabolic modeling.

Selected Publications:

Xiao Y, Ruan Z, Liu Z, Wu SG, Varman AM, Liu Y, Tang YJ. Engineering Escherichia coli to convert acetic acid to free fatty acids. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 2013. 76(15):60-69

Liu, Z., Ruan, Z., Xiao, Y., Yu, Y., Tang YJ, Liao, W., Liu, Y. Integration of anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge with advanced biofuel synthesis. Bioresource Technology. 2013. 132:166-170

Varman AM, Xiao Y, Pakrasi H, Tang YJ. Metabolic engineering of Synechocystis 6803 for isobutanol production. Applied Environmental and Microbiology. 2013. 79(3):908-14

Xiao Y, Feng X, Varman A, He L, Yu H, Tang YJ. Kinetic modeling and isotopic investigation of isobutanol fermentation by two engineered Escherichia coli strains. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2012. 51 (49): 15855–15863.

Tang KH, You L, Blankenship RE, Tang YJ. Recent advances in mapping environmental microbial metabolisms through 13C isotopic fingerprints. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2012. 9: 2767–80

Feng X, Xu Y, Chen Y, Tang YJ. MicrobesFlux: a web platform for drafting metabolic fluxomic models from KEGG database. BMC Systems Biology. 2012. 6(1):94

He L, Subramanian VR, Tang YJ. Experimental analysis and model-based optimization of microalgae growth in photobioreactors using flue gas. Biomass and Bioenergy. 2012. 41:131-138

Feng X, Xu Y, Chen Y, Tang YJ. Integrating Flux Balance Analysis into Kinetic Models to Decipher the Dynamic Metabolism of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Plos Computational Biology. 2012. 8(2):e1002376

Last Updated: 7/30/2013 10:16:31 AM

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