Chen-Yu Li

(217) 721-1774
265 LLP

Loomis Laboratory of Physics
1110 West Green Street
Urbana, IL

I received my B.S at Department of Biochemical Science and Technology, National Taiwan University. Now, I am a graduate student in Center of Biophysics and Computational Biology, UIUC. My current project is studying the conductivity and mechanical property of DNA origami.


  1. Kerstin Göpfrich*, Chen-Yu Li*, Maria Ricci, Satya Prathyusha Bhamidimarri, Jejoong Yoo, Bertalan Gyenes, Alexander Ohmann, Mathias Winterhalter, Aleksei Aksimentiev, and Ulrich F. Keyser. "Large-Conductance Transmembrane Porin Made from DNA Origami." ACS Nano 10:8207-8214 (2016). PDF icon supporting_information.pdf (3.19 MB)
  2. Kerstin Göpfrich, Chen-Yu Li, Iwona Mames, Satya Prathyusha Bhamidimarri, Maria Ricci, Jejoong Yoo, Adam Mames, Alexander Ohmann, Mathias Winterhalter, Eugen Stulz, Aleksei Aksimentiev, and Ulrich F. Keyser. "Ion Channels Made from a Single Membrane-Spanning DNA Duplex." Nano Letters 16:4665-4669 (2016). PDF icon supporting_information.pdf (1.32 MB)
  3. Scott Michael Slone, Chen-Yu Li, Jejoong Yoo, and Aleksei Aksimentiev. "Molecular mechanics of DNA bricks: in situ structure, mechanical properties and ionic conductivity." New Journal of Physics 18:055012 (2016). PDF icon supporting_information.pdf (7.84 MB)
  4. Chen-Yu Li, Elisa A. Hemmig, Jinglin Kong, Jejoong Yoo, Silvia Hernández-Ainsa, Ulrich F. Keyser, and Aleksei Aksimentiev. "Ionic Conductivity, Structural Deformation, and Programmable Anisotropy of DNA Origami in Electric Field." ACS Nano 9:1420-1433 (2015). PDF icon Supporting Information (8.81 MB)