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Postdoctoral researcher Cheng Tan

EDUCATION

2007-2014 Ph.D. (physics) Nanjing University, China
2003-2007 B.Sc. (physics) Nanjing University, China

RESEARCH AND TEACHING EXPERIENCES

2019-present Postdoctoral researcher, RIKEN Center for Computational Science, Japan
2014-2019 Postdoctoral researcher, Kyoto University, Japan

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

The biophysical society of Japan

RESEARCH PROJECTS

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Highly charged proteins and their repulsive interactions antagonize biomolecular condensation. Cheng Tan, Ai Niitsu and Yuji Suguita
  2. Roe of water-bridged interactions in metal ion coupled protein allostery. Xingye Guan, Cheng Tan, Wenfei Li, Wei Wang and D Thirumalai
  3. Implementation of residue-level coarse-grained models in GENESIS for large-scale molecular dynamics simulations. Cheng Tan, Jaewoon Jung, Chigusa Kobayashi, Diego Ugarte La Torre, Shoji Takada and Yuji Suguita
  4. A singularity-free torsion angle potential for coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations. Cheng Tan, Jaewoon Jung, Chigusa Kobayashi, and Yuji Suguita
  5. Nucleosome allostery in pioneer transcription factor binding. Cheng Tan and Shoji Takada
  6. New parallel computing algorithm of molecular dynamics for extremely huge scale biological systems. Jaewoon Jung, Chigusa Kobayashi, Kento Kasahara, Cheng Tan,  Akiyoshi Kuroda, Kazuo Minami, Shigeru Ishiduki, Tatsuo Nishiki, Hikaru Inoue, Yutaka Ishikawa, Michael Feig, and Yuji Sugita
  7. The HMGB chromatin protein Nhp6A can bypass obstacles when traveling on DNA. Kiyoto Kamagata, Kana Ouchi, Cheng Tan, Eriko Mano, Sridhar Mandali, Yining Wu, Shoji Takada, Satoshi Takahashi, and Reid C. Johnson.
  8. Nucleosomes as allosteric scaffolds for genetic regulatio. Shoji Takada, Giovanni B. Brandani, and Cheng Tan
  9. Dynamic and Structural Modeling of the Specificity in Protein–DNA Interactions Guided by Binding Assay and Structure Data. Cheng Tan and Shoji Takada
  10. DNA sliding in nucleosomes via twist defect propagation revealed by molecular simulations. Giovanni B. Brandani, Toru Niina, Cheng Tan, and Shoji Takada
  11. Sequence-dependent nucleosome sliding in rotation-coupled and uncoupled modes revealed by molecular simulations. Toru Niina, Giovanni B. Brandani, Cheng Tan, and Shoji Takada
  12. Dynamic Coupling among Protein Binding, Sliding, and DNA Bending Revealed by Molecular Dynamics. Cheng Tan, Tsuyoshi Terakawa, and Shoji Takada
  13. Modeling Structural Dynamics of Biomolecular Complexes by Coarse-Grained Molecular Simulations. Shoji Takada, Ryo Kanada, Cheng Tan, Tsuyoshi Terakawa, Wenfei Li, and Hiroo Kenzaki
  14. Atomistic picture for the folding pathway of a hybrid-1 type human telomeric DNA G-quadruplex. Yunqiang Bian, Cheng Tan, Jun Wang, Yuebiao Sheng, Jian Zhang, and Wei Wang
  15. Localized Frustration and Binding-Induced Conformational Change in Recognition of 5S RNA by TFIIIA Zinc Finger. Cheng Tan, Wenfei Li, and Wei Wang
  16. Specific binding of a short miRNA sequence by zinc knuckles of Lin28: A molecular dynamics simulation study. Cheng Tan, Wenfei Li, and Wei Wang
  17. Low Folding Cooperativity of Hp35 Revealed by Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulation. Chunmei Lv, Cheng Tan, Meng Qin, Dawei Zou, Yi Cao, and Wei Wang