Yujeong Lee

Yujeong Lee

Undergraduate Student
(August 2013-May 2016)

B.S. Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2016


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Brief Biography

Yujeong Lee was an undergraduate student majoring in Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She performed undergraduate research under the supervision of Prof. Scott K. Silverman. After graduation, she joined the Department of Chemistry at Stanford University for her Ph.D. studies.

Research Interests

My research project sought the identification of deoxyribozymes that catalyze amine acylation reactions.

  • "DNA-Catalyzed DNA Cleavage by a Radical Pathway with Well-Defined Products", Y. Lee, P. C. Klauser, B. M. Brandsen, C. Zhou, X. Li, and S. K. Silverman,
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 255-261. [pdf] [PubMed entry]

  • "DNA-Catalyzed Amide Hydrolysis", C. Zhou, J. L. Avins, P. C. Klauser, B. M. Brandsen, Y. Lee, and S. K. Silverman, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 2106-2109. [pdf] [Supp Info] [PubMed entry]