Yilin Hu

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Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
School of Biological Sciences

Ph.D., Loma Linda University, 1999, Biochemistry
B.S., FuDan University, Shanghai, China, 1992, Genetics & Genetic Engineering

Phone: (949) 824-4615
Fax: (949) 824-8551
Email: yilinh@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
2230 McGaugh Hall
Mail Code: 3900
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Bioinorganic Chemistry, Assembly & Function of Metalloproteins
Available Technologies
Awards and Honors
Hellman Fellowship 2015
NSF CAREER Award 2017

See Hu Laboratory Website
PI: Department of Energy (DOE): “Engineering a functional equivalent of nitrogenase for mechanistic investigations of ammonia synthesis.” 2016-2023
PI: National Science Foundation (NSF): “CAREER: CO2 activation by nitrogenase Fe proteins.” 2017-2022
PI: National Institutes of Health (NIH): “Probing a novel reaction mechanism of nitrogenase with dynamic active-site rearrangements.” 2021-2025
co-PI: Department of Energy (DOE): “Light-driven activation of small molecules by nitrogenase hybrids.” 2021-2024
co-PI: National Science Foundation (NSF): “Mechanistic investigation of CO activation by nitrogenase.” 2019-2022
co-PI: National Institutes of Health (NIH): “Nitrogenase assembly mechanism.” 2020-2024
Graduate Programs
Cellular and Molecular Biosciences

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