Associate Professor

Phone: (027)87793863


Academic Areas: Nanobiophotonics and biomaterials

Research Interests: Multifunctional nanoprobes for multi-mode imaging and cancer therapy; biomaterials for tissue engineering

Academic Degrees

PhD in Biomedical Engineering, 2008, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

 Master in Biological Technology, 2005, Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, China

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2010-present); College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Research Fellow (2008-2010), Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Selected Publications

1. Jie Yang, Ming-Hao Yao, Ming-Shuo Du, Rui-Mei Jin, Dong-Hui Zhao, Jun Ma, Zhi-Ya Ma, Yuan-Di Zhao, Bo Liu*, A near-infrared light-controlled system for reversible presentation of bioactive ligands using polypeptide-engineered functionalized gold nanorods, Chem. Comm., 2015, 51, 2569-2572.

2. Ming-Hao Yao, Jie Yang, Ji-Tao Song, Lin Zhang, Bi-Yun Fang, Dong-Hui Zhao, Rui-Xue Xia, Rui-Mei Jin, Yuan-Di Zhao, Bo Liu*,Engineered coiled-coil polypeptide assembled onto quantum dots for targeted cell imaging,Nanotechnology, 2015, 26, 495102.

3. Jie Yang, Ming-Hao Yao, Lang Wen, Ji-Tao Song, Ming-Zhen Zhang, Yuan-Di Zhao, Bo Liu*, Multifunctional quantum dot–polypeptide hybrid nanogel for targeted imaging and drug delivery,Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 11282-11292

4. Ming-Hao Yao, Jie Yang, Ji-Tao Song, Dong-Hui Zhao, Ming-Shuo Du, Yuan-Di Zhao, Bo Liu*, Directed self-assembly of polypeptide-engineered physical microgels for building porous cell-laden hydrogels, Chem. Comm., 2014, 50, 9405-9408

5. Ming-Hao Yao, Jie Yang, Ming-Shuo Du, Ji-Tao Song, Yong Yu, Wei Chen, Yuan-Di Zhao, Bo Liu*, Polypeptide-engineered physical hydrogels designed from the coiled-coil region of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein for three-dimensional cell culture, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014, 2, 3123-3132.

Courses Taught

0714101: Basic Chemistry

 0706201: Chemistry and Biomedical Sensor

 170617: Nanobiotechnolog

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