Dr. Min Su

Life Sciences Institute

University of Michigan, USA

Research Investigator



1999-2002   Ph.D., Electrical Engineering Department, Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin, China

1996-1999   M.Sc., School of Automation, Harbin Engineering University Harbin, China

1992-1996   B.Sc., School of Automation, Harbin Engineering University Harbin, China

Publications (selected)

  1. Strunk B*, Loucks C*, Su M*, Vashisth H, Cheng S, Schilling J, Brook C, Karbstein K, Skiniotis G. Ribosome Assembly Factors Prevent Premature Translation Initiation by 40S Assembly Intermediates. Science (In Press) 2011 *Equal Contribution
  2. Westfield G*, Rasmussen S*, Su M*, Dutta S*, DeVree B, Chung KY, Calinski D, Velez-Ruiz G, Oleskie A, Woods V, Liu T, Pardon E, Steyaert J, Chae PS, Kobilka B, Sunahara R, Skiniotis G. Structural rearrangements of the Gαs α-helical domain in the β2 adrenoceptor Gs complex. PNAS (In Press) 2011 *Equal Contribution
  3. Su M*, He Y*, Fang PA, Zhang C, Ribbe AE, Jiang W, Mao C. On the Chirality of Self-assembled DNA Octahedra. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 49(4):748-751, 2010. *Equal Contribution
  4. Serwer P, Wright ET, Hakala K, Weintraub ST, Su M, Jiang W. DNA Packaging-Associated Hyper-Capsid Expansion of Bacteriophage T3. J Mol Biol. 397(2):361-374, 2010
  5. Ko SH, Su M, Zhang C, Ribbe AE, Jiang W, Mao C. Synergistic Self-Assembly of RNA and DNA Molecules. Nature Chem. 2(12):1050-1055, 2010.
  6. Zhang C, Su M, He Y, Leng Y, Ribbe AE, Wang G, Jiang W, Mao C. Exterior modification of a DNA tetrahedron. Chem Commun. 46(36):6792-4. Epub, 2010.
  7. Zhang C, Ko SH, Su M, Leng Y, Ribbe AE, Jiang W, and Mao C. Symmetry Controls the Face Geometry of DNA Polyhedra.J Am Chem Soc131(4):1413-1415, 2009.
  8. He Y, Tao Y, Su M, Zhang C, Ribbe E.A., Jiang W and Mao C. Hierarchical Self-Assembly of DNA into Symmetric Supramolecular Polyhedra. Nature. 42(6):1938-43, 2008.
  9. Zhang C, Su M, He Y, Zhao X, Fang P, Ribbe E.A., Jiang W and Mao C. Conformational flexibility facilitates self-assembly of complex DNA nanostructures.Proc Natl Acad Sci USA.105 (31):10665-9, 2008.
  10. Su M, Chachiyo T, Chipman P. R, Holdaway H. A, Kaufmann B, Zhang W, Kuhn R. J, Rossmann M. G and Jiang W. 7.8 Å Structure of West Nile Virus. FASEB Research Conference: Virus Structure Assembly. 2008.
  11. Zhang P, Su M, Liu Y, Hsu A and Yokota H. Knee loading dynamically alter intramedullary pressure in mouse femora. Bone. 40(2):538-43, 2007.
  12. Yang L, Zhang P, Liu S, Samala PR, Su M, Yokota H. Measurement of Strain Distributions in Mouse Femora with 3D-Digital Speckle Pattern Interferometry. Opt Lasers Eng. 45(8):843-851, 2007.
  13. Su M, Jiang H, Zhang, P, Liu Y, Wang E, Hus A and Yokota, H. Knee-loading modality drives molecular transport in mouse femur. Ann Biomed Eng. 34(10):1600-6, 2006.
  14. Su M, Zhang P, Yokota H. and Malacinski G.M. Development of a Knee-Loading Joint Supporter for Potential Use in Preventing Bone Loss during Spaceflight/Aging. Biological Sciences in Space. 19(4):245-249, 2006.
  15. Zhang P, Tanaka S.M, Su M and Yokota H. Knee loading stimulate cortical bone formation in murine femurs. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 7:73, 2006.
  16. Zhang P, Tanaka S.M, Su, M and Yokota H. Diaphyseal bone formation in murine tibiae in response to knee loading. Journal of Applied Physiology. 100(5):1452-9, 2006.
  17. Su M, Yang L, Praveen R.S, Jiang H and Yokota H. Measurement of Bone Strain using Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry. Journal of Holography and Speckle. 2:1-6, 2005.
  18. Su M, Zhang P, Huang Y and Yokota H. Monitoring Load-Driven Fluid Flow Using Microparticles. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 20 (Suppl. 1): M151, 2005.
  19. Huang Y, Su M and Yokota H. Shear Intensity-Dependent Regulation of Runx2 in MC3T3 Mouse Osteoblasts. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 20 (Suppl. 1): SU225, 2005.

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