Min joined the Lab in July 2017 after finishing his graduate study at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in the School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology. Min is a microbiologist and synethetic biologist specializing in natural products drug discovery and biosynthesis. In his spare time outside of the lab, Min likes playing basketball and listening to music.
Min's research interests focus on the utilization of synthetic biology to facilitate drug discovery and engineering antibiotics biosynthetic pathway for higher titer, and also on the deciphering of natural products biosynthetic logic. Now Min is working on the capturing and heterologous expression of a pluramycin-type antibiotic biosynthetic gene cluster, and also the metabolic engineering of its pathway for a better yield.