Postdoctorial Researcher Yangyang Zhang


2015-2022 Ph.D. (Biophysics) School of Physics, Nanjing University, China
2013-2015 M.S. (Biophysics) School of Physics, Nanjing University, China
2009-2013 B.Sc. Physics Department of Intensive Instruction, Kuang Yaming Hornors School, Nanjing University, China


2024-present Postdoctoral researcher, RIKEN Center for Computational Science, Japan


Multiscale modeling of biomolecule systems, with an emphasis on coarse-grained modeling of enzymes, intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs), and membrane proteins.


  1. Self-Effected Allosteric Coupling and Cooperativity in Hypoxic Response Regulation with Disordered Proteins. Bin Wen, Weiwei Zhang, Yangyang Zhang, Hai Lei, Yi Cao, Wenfei Li, and Wei Wang
  2. Frustration and the Kinetic Repartitioning Mechanism of Substrate Inhibition in Enzyme Catalysis. Yangyang Zhang, Mingchen Chen, Jiajun Lu, Wenfei Li, Wei Wang, and Peter G. Wolynes J. Phys. Chem. B 126, 6792-6801 (2022).
  3. Coarse-grained Description of Monounsaturated Peroxidized Phospholipid Bilayers. Yangyang Zhang, Donghui Liu, Yiyang Zhang, Yachong Guio, Wenfei Li, and Fabrice Thalmann J. Chem. Phys. 157, 085103 (2022).
  4. Effect of Ca2+ Binding States of Calmodulin on the Conformational Dynamics and Force Responses of Myosin Lever Arm. Yichao Wu, Yangyang Zhang, Xiulian Xu, and Wei Wang J. Chem. Phys. 157, 035101 (2022).
  5. Interplay Between Translational Diffusion and Large-Amplitude Angular Jumps of Water Molecules. Chao Liu, Yangyang Zhang, Jian Zhang, Jun Wang, Wenfei Li, Wei Wang J. Chem. Phys. 148, 184502 (2018).
  6. Critical Fluctuations in the Native State of Proteins. Quanyuan Tang, Yangyang Zhang, Jun Wang, Wei Wang, and Dante R. Chialvo Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 088102 (2017)