Chenxiang Lin

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Office of Student ResearchCell Biology

Research Interests

Engineering DNA-nanostructure-based molecular tools for biological study more...


  • B.S., Peking University, 2004
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2009

Selected Publications

  • Lin, C., Perrault, S. D., Kwak, M., Graf, F., & Shih, W. M. (2013). Purification of DNA-origami nanostructures by rate-zonal centrifugation, Nucleic Acids Res, 41(2), e40.
  • Lin, C., Jungmann, R., Leifer, A. M., Li, C., Levner, D., Church, G. M., Shih, W. M., & Yin, P. (2012). Sub-micrometre geometrically encoded fluorescent barcodes self-assembled from DNA. Nature Chem, 4(10), 832–839.
  • Shih, W. M., & Lin, C. (2010). Knitting complex weaves with DNA origami. Curr Opin Struct Biol, 20(3), 276–282.



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