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Research topic:

    (1) Gene regulation networks:

    Working principles of gene regulation systems; new modes of gene regulation.

    (2) Design and construction of artificial gene circuits:

    Gene circuits with specific functions and properties; dynamics of gene circuits and

    theory of gene regulation modes.

    (3) Molecular evolution:

    Evolution of the protein-binding DNA motifs; methodology of combining

    bioinformatics and statistical physics on universal laws.

    (4) Metabolic networks:

    Reconstruction of metabolic network from large scale genome and protein

    interaction data; regulation strategy of biological metabolism.

    (5) Effects of noise on gene regulation processes

Researchers: Zhong-can Ouyang