Full time faculty

Adjunct professor

Chair professor


Yandao Gong

Yandao Gong, Professor
Graduated from Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1970
M.S., Automation Department, Tsinghua University, 1982

Research Experience:

Teaching Assistant, Automation Department, Tsinghua University, 1970.3-1979.8
Teaching Assistant, Automation Department, Tsinghua University, 1982.1-1983.6
Lecturer, Automation Department, Tsinghua University, 1983.7-1984.5
Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, 1984.5-1992.11
(Visiting fellow, Department of protein and molecular biology, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University, 1988.08-1990.01)
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, 1992.12-2001.7
(Visiting fellow, Skirball Institute, Medical School, New York University, 2000.4-2001.5)     
Professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, 2001.8-present

Main Research Field
Neurobiophysics£ºbiophysical study of AD model cells and animals;
Membrane Biophysics: biophysical study of membrane proteins such as membrane proteins  involving in photosynthesis and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD);
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering: tissue engineering of nerve repair; surface /interface interaction between implants and tissues

Biophysical Techniques (undergraduate)£»Biological Spectroscopy£¨graduate£©

More than 160 papers were published on various Chinese and international scientific journals.
Representative papers concerned photosynthetic membrane proteins£º
Guofu Li,Haibin Mao,Xiang Ruan,Qiang Xu,Yandao Gong,Xiufang Zhang, Nanming Zhao£¬ Association of heat-induced conformational change with activity loss of Rubisco. BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS 290 (3): 1128-1132 JAN 25 2002
Hai-Bin Mao, Guo-Fu Li, Xiang Ruan, Qing-Yu Wu, Yan-Dao Gong, Xiu-Fang Zhang, Nan-Ming Zhao, The redox state of plastoquinone pool regulates state transitions via cytochrome b(6)f complex in Synechocystis sp PCC 6803. FEBS LETTERS 519 (1-3): 82-86 MAY 22 2002
Guofu Li,Haibin Mao,Xiang Ruan,Qiang Xu,Yandao Gong,Xiufang Zhang, Nanming Zhao, An improved equation and assay for determining the CO2/O2 specificity for Rubisco,  PHOTOSYNTHESIS RESEARCH 75 (3): 287-292 2003

Representative papers concerned neurobiophysics:
Song Cai, Gong Yandao, The responses of tectal neurons on common toads (Bufo bufo) to reversal square grating, J. Tsinghua Univ., 31(6): 64-71, 1991.
Ji Y, Gong Y, Gan W, Beach T, Holtzman DM, Wisniewski T, Apolipoprotein E isoform-specific regulation of dendritic spine morphology in apolipoprotein E transgenic mice and Alzheimer's disease patients,  NEUROSCIENCE 122 (2): 305-315 2003
Baiyang Sheng, Kai Gong, Ying Niu, Lingling Liu, Yufang Yan, Guangyuan Lu, Lihai Zhang, Min Hu, Nanming Zhao, Xiufang Zhang, Peifu Tang, Yandao Gong, Inhibition ofγ-secretase activity reduces Aβproduction, reduces oxidative stress increases mitochondrial activity and leads to reduced vulnerability to apoptosis: Implications for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 46: 1362–1375, 2009

Representative papers concerned tissue engineering£º
Gong Yandao, et al., Immobilized Liposomes and their application in Immunoassay, J. Tsinghua Univ., 34(ES1): 25-28, 1994
Chen Yongli, Zhang Xiufang, Gong Yandao, Zhao Nanming, Zeng Tingying, Song Xinqi, Conformational changes of fibrinogen adsorption onto hydroxyapatite and titanium oxide nanoparticles. JOURNAL OF COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE 214 (1): 38-45 JUN 1 1999
Wang AJ, Ao Q, Cao WL, Yu MZ, He Q, Kong LJ, Zhang L, Gong YD, Zhang XF,  Porous chitosan tubular scaffolds with knitted outer wall and controllable inner structure for nerve tissue engineering, JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART A 79A (1): 36-46 OCT 2006

Infrared and Raman spectroscopy, in Fuyu Yang eds: Interaction between membrane lipids and proteins, its application in medicine and agriculture, p359-367, Shandong Science and Technology Press, 1996
!6: UV-Visible spectroscopy, 17: Fluorescence spectroscopy, 18: Vibrational spectroscopy, 23: Time-resolved spectroscopy, 25: Differential scanning calorimetry, in Nanming Zhao, Haimeng Zhou eds: Biophysics, P275-329, p401-413, p420-439, China Higher Education Press Beijing and Springer-Verlag Heidelberg 2000
Liangbi Li, Nanming Zhao, Jixiu Shan, Yandao Gong, Tingyun Kuang, Structute and function of photosystem II core-antenna complexes CP43 and CP47, in Tingyun Kuang eds: Mechanism and regulation of primary energy conversion process in photosynthesis, p167-189, Jiangsu Science and Technology Press, 2003

Member, Biophysics Society of China, 1984
Member, Chinese Biomaterials Society, 1994

Contact£ºSchool of Life Sciences,
Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
email: gongyd@tsinghua.edu.cn

Tsinghua University,Beijing,China,100084
Tel:+86-10-62772269  Fax:+86-10-62788604  Email:swxrs@tsinghua.edu.cn