Lu lab

To Be a Master of Cell-free Synthetic Biology and Biomacromolecular Engineering

“We are in urgent need of sustainable, innovative, and potent solutions to advance engineering, reduce illness, and enhance human health.”



Our research philosophy

             The central paradigm of our research is using interdisciplinary approaches in engineering, chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics to manipulate biomolecules and complex biological systems. The main focus lies on developing cell-free synthetic biology and other cutting-edge technologies to engineer biological macromolecules and networks for addressing most daunting challenges in human health.

Artificial Cell

Assemble an artificial cell for employing a new biosynthesis philosophy to overcome problems associated with multi-enzyme synthesis in living cells.

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