Post-Doctoral Fellow


Office: Abelson-Bass-Yalem 210
Dept. of Physics, MS 057
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Phone (Lab): (781) 736-2877

Ye Zhang

Research Interests

Supramolecular Hydrogels


Yang, Z. M.; Kuang Y.; Li, X. M.; Zhou, N.; Zhang, Y.; Xu, B. "Supramolecular hydrogel of kanamycin selectively sequesters 16S rRNA" Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 9257-9259.

Zhang, Y.; Li, N.; Delgado, J.; Zhou, N.; Yoshida, R.; Fraden, S.; Epstein, I. R.*, Xu, B.* "Structural modulation of self-oscillating gels: Changing the proximity of the catalyst to the polymer backbone to tailor chemomechanical oscillation" Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7056-7061

Zhang, Y.; Li, N.; Delgado, J.; Gao, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Fraden, S.; Epstein, I. R.;* Xu, B* "Post-Self-Assembly Crosslinking of Molecular Nanofibers for Oscillatory Hydrogels" Langmuir, 2012, 28, 3063-3066.

Shi, J. F.; Gao,Y.; Zhang,Y.; Pan,Y; Xu, B. "Calcium Ions to Crosslink Supramolecular Nanofibers to Tune the Elasticity of Hydrogels over Orders of Magnitude" Langmuir, 2011, 27, 14425-14431.

Zhang, Y.; Kuang, Y.; Gao, Y.; Xu, B.* "Versatile Small Molecule Motifs for Self-assembly in Water and Formation of Biofunctional Supramolecular Hydrogels" Langmuir,2011, 27, 529-537.

Gao, Y.;Zhao, F.; Wang, L.; Zhang, Y.; Xu, B.* "Small Peptide Nanofibers as the Matrices of Molecular Hydrogels for Mimicking Enzymes and Enhancing the Activity of Enzymes" Chem. Soc. Rev. 2010, 39, 3425-3433..

Zhang, Y; Yousef, YA; Li, H; Melo, TB; Naqvi, KR. "Comparison of the Photochemical Behaviors of alpha-Tocopherol and its Acetate in Organic and Aqueous Mice liar Solutions"JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY A Volume: 115 Issue: 29 Pages: 8242-8247