Vanderbilt University
Institute of Imaging Science

Meng Su, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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I am fascinated with the photodynamic therapy and single molecular microscopy. I am trying to design and synthesize novel photosynthesizer and fluorescent probe for cancer imaging and therapy.


In VUIIS, I am trying to design and synthesize novel photosensitizers and fluorescent probes for cancer imaging and therapy.


5-Formylcytosine could be a semipermanent base in specific genome sites. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55, 11797-11800.

DNA based multi-copper ions assembly using combined pyrazole and salen ligandosides. Chemical Sciences, 2015, 6, 632-638.

Photocaging strategy for functionalization of oligonucleotides and its applications for oligonucleotide labelling and cyclisation. Chemistry - A European Journal, 2012, 18, 9628-9637.

Photomodulating RNA cleavage using photolabile circular antisense oligodeoxynucleotides. Nucleic Acids Research, 2010, 38, 3848-3855.