Liyiwen Yuan

Liyiwen Yuan

Graduate student (2016-)

Liyiwen completed her undergraduate degree in chemistry at Sun Yat-sen University (China) and University of Birmingham (2016). Her final year project was on construction of 2d DNA constructs using methyltransferase-directed assembly, supervised by Dr Robert Neely. She joined the Brown Group in 2016 as a DPhil student. Her research in the Brown Group has focused on design of multivalent DNA nanomaterials that can be used in cancer diagnostics and therapeutics, including DNA nanoflowers and DNA nanoring constructs.