Lingchong You

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Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. You's research interest focus on computational systems biology & synthetic biology, including mathematical modeling of cellular networks; mechanisms of information processing by gene networks; design, modeling and construction of robust gene networks for applications in engineering and medicine.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 2355 CIEMAS, 101 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-8408
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2002
  • M.S. University of Science and Technology of China (China), 1997
  • B.S.E. Chengdu University of Science and Technology (China), 1994

Research Interests

Computational systems biology & synthetic biology, including mathematical modeling of cellular networks; mechanisms of information processing by gene networks; design, modeling and construction of robust gene networks for applications in engineering and medicine.

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. National Science Foundation. 2010
  • Fellowships for Science and Engineering. David and Lucile Packard Foundation. 2006

Courses Taught

  • BME 260L: Modeling Cellular and Molecular Systems
  • BME 394: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 574: Modeling and Engineering Gene Circuits (GE, MC)
  • BME 590: Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
  • BME 791: Graduate Independent Study
  • BME 792: Continuation of Graduate Independent Study
  • COMPSCI 391: Independent Study
  • COMPSCI 394: Research Independent Study
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • ISS 391: Bass Connections in Information Science and Culture: Independent Study Project
  • MGM 293: Research Independent Study I
  • MGM 593: Research Independent Study
  • PHARM 394: Research Independent Study
  • PHARM 493: Research Independent Study

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Ma, HR; You, L, Polar-opposite fates., Nature Chemical Biology, vol 15 no. 9 (2019), pp. 850-852 [10.1038/s41589-019-0337-z] [abs].
  • Meredith, HR; Andreani, V; Ma, HR; Lopatkin, AJ; Lee, AJ; Anderson, DJ; Batt, G; You, L, Applying ecological resistance and resilience to dissect bacterial antibiotic responses., Science Advances, vol 4 no. 12 (2018) [10.1126/sciadv.aau1873] [abs].
  • Dong, P; Maddali, MV; Srimani, JK; Thélot, F; Nevins, JR; Mathey-Prevot, B; You, L, Author Correction: Division of labour between Myc and G1 cyclins in cell cycle commitment and pace control., Nature Communications, vol 9 no. 1 (2018) [10.1038/s41467-018-07169-y] [abs].
  • You, L; Takano, E, Synthetic Biology: Reports from CSHA 2016 and More., Biotechnology Journal, vol 13 no. 5 (2018) [10.1002/biot.201800160] [abs].
  • Lee, AJ; Wang, S; Meredith, HR; Zhuang, B; Dai, Z; You, L, Robust, linear correlations between growth rates and β-lactam-mediated lysis rates., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol 115 no. 16 (2018), pp. 4069-4074 [10.1073/pnas.1719504115] [abs].