Name:CAI Gang (蔡刚)
Address:No. 443 Huangshan Rd, Hefei, Anhui, China, 230027

School of Life Science, University of

Science & Technology of China
2010.11-presentProfessor, University of Science and Technology
2006.03-2010.11Research Associate, the Scripps Research Institute, USA
2001.09-2006.03Ph.D. Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences
1997.09-2001.07B.S. Anhui University B.S. in Microbiology, 2001
I am interested in examining the structures and functional interactions of key macromolecular complexes responsible for regulation of chromatin structure and genomic stability, aiming at a structural understanding of the molecular mechanism and designing novel pharmaceuticals for cancer therapy.
1.Wang, X., Ran, T., Zhang, X., Xin, J., Zhang, Z., Wu, T., Wang, W. and Cai, G*. (2017) 3.9 Å structure of the yeast Mec1-Ddc2 complex, a homolog of human ATR-ATRIP. Science, 358, 1206-1209.
2.Wang, X*., Ahmad, S., Zhang, Z., Côté, J., Cai, G*. (2018) Architecture of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae NuA4/TIP60 complex. Nature communications, 9, 1147
3.Zhang, Z., Wang, X*., Xin, J., Ding, Z., Liu, S., Fang, Q., Yang, N., Xu, R., Cai, G*. (2018) Architecture of SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex. Protein Cell, 9, 1045-1049
4.Zhang, X., Wang, X*., Zhang, Z., and Cai, G*. (2019) Structure and Functional Interactions of INO80 Actin/Arp Module. J Mol Cell Biol. (doi: 10.1093/jmcb/mjy062)
5.Wang, X., Chu, H., Lv, M., Zhang, Z., Qiu, S., Liu, H., Shen, X., Wang, W*., Cai, G*. (2016) Structure of the intact ATM/Tel1 kinase. Nature communications 7, 11655
6.Ma, R., Qiu, S., Jiang, Q., Sun, H., Xue, H., Cai, G.,* and Sun, B.* (2017) AI-2 quorum sensing negatively regulates rbf expression and biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus, International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 06, 307(4–5): 257~267
7.Wang, X., Sun, Q., Ding, Z., Ji, J., Wang, J., Kong, X., Yang J.H., and Cai, G.* (2014) Redefining the Modular Organization of the Core Mediator Complex. Cell Research 24, 796-808 (Cover story)
8.Wang, X., Wang, J., Ding, Z., Ji, J., Sun, Q., and Cai, G.* (2013) Structural flexibility and functional interaction of mediator Cdk8 module, Protein & Cell,12.4, 4(12): 911~920

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