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Yun Wang

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
TECH A222
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-7232 Email Yun Wang

Website

Wang Research Website


Departments

Civil and Environmental Engineering


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Education

Ph.D. Aquatic Chemistry Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

M.S. Nankai University, Tianjin, China

B.S. Nankai University, Tianjin, China


Research Interests

Environmental/medical microbiology and aquatic chemistry


Selected Publications

    1. Nguyen, D.; Joshi-Dater, A.; Lepine, F.; Bauerle, E.; Olakanmi, O.; Beer, K.; McKay, G.; Siehnel, R.; Schafhauser, J.; Wang, Y.; Britigan, B. E.; Singh, P. K. (2011) Active Starvation Responses Mediate Antibiotic Tolerance in Biofilms and Nutrient-Limited Bacteria. Science, 334: 982-986.
    2. Sullivan, N. L.; Tzeranis, D. S.; Wang, Y.; So, P. T. C; Newman, D. K. (2011) Quantifying the Dynamics of Secondary Metabolites by Spectral Multiphoton Microscopy. ACS Chemical Biology, 6: 893-899.
    3. Wang, Y.; Wilks, J. C.; Danhorn, T; Romas, I.; Croal, L. R.; Newman, D. K (2011) Phenazine-1-Carboxylic Acid Promotes Bacterial Biofilm Development via Ferrous Iron Acquisition. Journal of Bacteriology, 193: 3606-3617.
    4. Wang, Y.; Kern, S. E.; Newman, D. K (2010) Endogenous Phenazine “Antibiotics” Promote Anaerobic Survival of Pseudomonas aeruginosa via Extracellular Electron Transfer. Journal of Bacteriology, 192: 365-369.
    5. Wang, Y.; Newman, D. K. (2008) Redox Reactions of Phenazine Antibiotics with Ferric (Hydr)oxides and Molecular Oxygen.  Environmental Science and Technology, 42: 2380-2386.
    6. Wang, Y.; Stone, A. T. (2008) Phosphonate- and Carboxylate-Based Chelating Agents that Solubilize (Hydr)Oxide-Bound MnIII. Environmental Science and Technology, 42: 4397-4403.
    7. Wang, Y.; Stone, A. T. (2006) Reaction of MnIII,IV (Hydr)Oxides with Oxalic Acid, Glyoxylic Acid, Phosphonoformic Acid, and Structurally-Related Organic Compounds.   Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70: 4477-4490.
    8. Wang, Y.; Stone, A. T. (2006) The Citric Acid-MnIII,IVO2(Birnessite) Reaction.  Electron Transfer, Complex Formation, and Autocatalytic Feedback.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70: 4463-4476.

Patents

US2010124554-A1: Identifying a compound able to affect production or activity of redox active compound, comprises contacting colony of redox-active unicellular organism with agent, determining morphological parameter of colony and comparing with reference.