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Michael (Seungju) Yu

Phone: 801-587-1264
Office: SMBB 4501

Michael (Seungju) Yu

Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Associate Professor
Presidential Earlier Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2008
NSF Career Award, 2007
NIH Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1999
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001
Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1998
B.S., Chemistry, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, 1990


Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Collagen Theranostics, Polymers and Biopolymers, Protein Engineering

Selected Publications

Hwang J, Huang Y, Burwell TJ, Peterson NC, Connor J, Weiss SJ, Yu SM, Li Y, In Situ Imaging of Tissue Remodeling with Collagen Hybridizing Peptides. ACS Nano 2017 Oct 24;11(10):9825-9835

Bennink LL, Smith DJ, Foss CA, Pomper MG, Li Y, Yu SM, High Serum Stability of Collagen Hybridizing Peptides and Their Fluorophore Conjugates. Mol Pharm 2017 Jun 5;14(6):1906-1915

Hwang J, San BH, Turner NJ, White LJ, Faulk DM, Badylak SF, Li Y, Yu SM, Molecular assessment of collagen denaturation in decellularized tissues using a collagen hybridizing peptide. Acta Biomater 2017 Apr 15;53:268-278

Wahyudi H, Reynolds AA, Li Y, Owen SC, Yu SM, Targeting collagen for diagnostic imaging and therapeutic delivery. J Control Release 2016 Oct 28;240:323-331