Department of Chemistry, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, USA
Dr. Shiyue Fang received B.S. from Anhui Normal University in China (1991), MS degree in Organic Chemistry from Chinese Academy of Sciences in China (1994), and PhD in Organic Chemistry from University of Missouri in St. Louis (2001). He conducted his postdoc training in Purdue University in West Lafayette (2001-2004). Dr. Fang joined the faculty of Michigan Tech as an assistant professor in 2004, and was promoted to associate professor in 2010 and professor in 2015. Dr. Fang has published more than 40 peer-reviewed papers and is the inventor of 2 patents.
Dr. Shiyue Fangâs research interests are in the area of organic synthesis and using organic synthesis to solve problems in other research areas. Current projects in his research group include developing non-chromatographic technologies for synthetic oligonucleotide and peptide purification, developing methodologies for base-labile oligonucleotide synthesis, and inventing an AFM-based instrument for single-molecule genome sequencing.