associate professor

1996-2000     Xiamen University, Xiamen                     B.S.

2001-2008     St.John’s University                            Ph.D.

2008-2009     Stony Brook University                          Postdoc

2010-2012     Albert Einstein College of Medicince              Postdoc

2012-present   School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University       Associate professor



Courses offered

Introduction to modern biology

Life science history

Biology development in sociology context


Selected publications

1.Yang Yang & Jing Qian. 2018. Cooperative Learning Practices in University Classrooms. The International Conference on Education Science and Education Management ESEM2018. ISBN:978-1-60595-553-7 p31

2.Yang Yang & Ying Qiu. 2018. Incorporation of Several Teaching Strategies in Blended Learning in General Education Classrooms. ISTEL2018. ISSN:2409-1855 p98

3.Yang Y, Luban J, Diaz-Griffero F.The fate of HIV-1 capsid: a biochemical assay for HIV-1 uncoating.Methods Mol Biol.2014, 1087:29-36.

4.Yang Y, Brandariz-NuezA, Fricke T, Ivanov DN, Sarnak Z, DiazGriffero F. Binding of the rhesus TRIM5α PRYSPRY domain to capsid is necessary but not sufficient for HIV-1 restriction. Virology.2014 Jan 5,448:217-28.

5.Yang Y, Fricke T, Diaz-Griffero F. Inhibition of reverse transcriptase activity increases stability of the HIV-1 core. J Virol. 2013 Jan; 87(1):683-7.

6.Biris N, Yang Y, Taylor AB, Tomashevski A, Guo M, Hart PJ, DiazGriffero F, Ivanov DN. (2012). Structure of the rhesus monkey TRIM5α PRYSPRY domain, the HIV capsid recognition module. PNAS Aug 14;109(33):13278-83. Epub 2012 Jul 30.

7.Valle-Casuso JC, Di Nunzio F, Yang Y, Reszka N, Lienlaf M, Arhel N, Perez P, Brass AL, Diaz-Griffero F. (2012). TNPO3 is required for HIV-1 replication after nuclear import but prior to integration and binds the HIV-1 core. J Virol. May; 86(10):5931-6. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00451-12. Epub 2012 Mar 7.



Contact information

TEL: +86-10-62781612   

E-mail: yyxiamen@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn