Institute for Integrative Genome Biology


Xin GeXin Ge

Assistant Professor

Mailing Address:

Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Bourns / B309
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521

Phone: (951) 827-6229
Fax: (951) 827-3188
Email: xge@engr.ucr.edu


PhD Chemical Engineering, 2008  McMaster University
MS Biochemical Engineering, 2003  Tsinghua University
BS Chemical Engineering 2000 Tsinghua University

College/Division Affiliation:

Bourns College of Engineering

Center/Inst Affiliation(s):

Center for Plant Cell Biology

Areas Of Expertise:

Therapeutic Antibody Discovery and Engineering; Directed Evolution of Enzymes, Metabolic Pathways and Microbial Stains; Next-Generation DNA Sequencing and Bioinformatics

Awards / Honors:

2015-2020 NSF CAREER Award
2013-2014  Academic Senate Regents Fellowship, UC Riverside
2013-2014  Academic Senate Omnibus Travel Award, UC Riverside
2008-2010  NSERC (Canada) Postdoctoral Fellowship
2007  Chinese Government Award for Oustanding Self-financed Students Abroad
2006-2007  Ontario Graduate Scholarship 

Research Summary:

My research is in the broad area of biochemical and biomolecular engineering, focusing on biosynthesis with the overall goal of developing technologies for discovery and engineering biopharmaceuticals, and producing specialty and commodity chemicals. I apply the tools of molecular biology, bioinformatics, biochemical engineering and for rational and computational designs of antibodies and therapeutic enzymes, and develop novel enzymatic / metabolic biocatalysis platforms.

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Selected Publications:

List of publications from PubMed

Lab Personnel: +

Nam, Peter
Postdoctoral Researcher — Inhibitory Antibody.
Li, Cathy
Ph.D. Candidate Researcher — Enzyme Engineering.
Chen, Long
Ph.D. Candidate Researcher — Biocatalysis.
Lopez, Tyler
Ph.D. Candidate Researcher — Inhibitory Antibody.
Lee, Kibaek
Ph.D. Candidate Researcher — CAR-T Engineering.
Chow, Matthew
Ph.D. Candidate Researcher — Virus Neutralizing Abs.
Wei, Elmer
Graduate Student Researcher — Biocatalysis in Organic Solvents.

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Genomics Information

Institute of Integrative Genome Biology
2150 Batchelor Hall

Tel: (951) 827-7177
E-mail: Aurelia Espinoza, Managing Director