• 2017 Postdoc Synthetic Biology Center, MIT                                Dr. Timothy Lu Lab
  • 2015 Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware      Dr. Wilfred Chen Lab
  • 2009 M.S. Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University
  • 2007 B.S. Environmental Engineering, Wuhan University


Qing Sun, Shen-Long Tsai, and Wilfred Chen, Artificial scaffolds for enhanced biocatalysis, Methods in Enzymology, Accepted for Publication.

Qing Sun, Qi Chen, Daniel Blackstock and Wilfred Chen. Post-translational modification of bio-nanoparticles as a modular platform for biosensor assembly. ACS Nano, 2015, 9: 8554-8561.

Qing Sun and Wilfred Chen. HaloTag mediated artificial cellulosome assembly on rolling circle amplification DNA template for efficient cellulose hydrolysis. Chemical Communications, 2016, 52: 6701-6704.

Qing Sun, Bhawna Madan, Shen-Long Tsai and Wilfred Chen. Creation of artificial cellulosome on DNA scaffolds by zinc finger protein-guided assembly for efficient cellulose hydrolysis. Chemical Communications, 2014, 50: 1423-1425.

Rebecca P. Chen, Daniel Blackstock, Qing Sun, and Wilfred Chen, Dynamic protein assembly by programmable DNA strand displacement, Nature Chemistry, 2018, 10: 474-481.

Qi Chen, Qing Sun, Szu-Wen Wang, Eric T. Boder and Wilfred Chen. Thermally-responsive and biocatalytic protein nanocages by sortase-mediated stepwise modular display. Chemical Communications, 2015, 51: 12107-12110.

Daniel Blackstock, Qing Sun, and Wilfred Chen. Fluorescent protein-based molecular beacons by zinc finger protein-guided assembly. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 2015, 112: 236-241.

Miso Park, Qing Sun and Wilfred Chen. Positional assembly of enzymes on bacterial outer membrane vesicles for cascade reactions. PLoS ONE 9(5): e97103. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0097103.

Andrew R. Swartz, Qing Sun and Wilfred Chen, Ligand-induced crosslinking of Z-ELP-functionalized E2 protein nanoparticles for enhanced affinity precipitation of antibodies, Biomacromolecules., 18, 1654-1659, 2017.

Rebecca Chen*, Qi Chen*, Heejae Kim*, Ka-Hei Siu*, Qing Sun*, Shen-Long Tsai* and Wilfred Chen. Biomolecular Scaffolds for Enhanced Signaling and Catalytic Efficiency. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 2014, 28:59–68. (*equal contribution)

Daniel Blackstock*, Miso Park*, Qing Sun*, Shen-Long Tsai* and Wilfred Chen. Engineering protein modules for diagnostic applications. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2013, 2: 416-424. (*equal contribution)

Heejae Kim*, Qing Sun*, Fang Liu*, Shen-Long Tsai* and Wilfred Chen. Biologically assembled nanobiocatalysts. Topics in Catalysis, 2012, 55: 1138-1145. (*equal contribution)

Heejae Kim, Ka-Hei Siu, Maryam Raeeszadeh Sarmazdeh, Qing Sun, Qi Chen and Wilfred Chen. Bioengineering strategies to generate artificial protein complexes. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2015, 112: 1495-1505.

Ka-Hei Siu, Rebecca Chen, Qing Sun, Long Chen, Shen-Long Tsai and Wilfred Chen. Synthetic scaffolds for pathway enhancement. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 2015, 36, 98-106.