Hu Cang

Assistant Professor

Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center

Hu Cang
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Publications

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Ambrose, A.J., Santos, E.A., Jimenez, P.C., Rocha, D.D., Wilke, D.V., Beuzer, P., Axelrod, J., Kumar Kanduluru, A., Fuchs, P.L., Cang, H., Costa-Lotufo, L.V., Chapman, E., La Clair, J.J. Ritterostatin GN 1N , a Cephalostatin-Ritterazine Bis-steroidal Pyrazine Hybrid, Selectively Targets GRP78. (2017) Chembiochem. 18(6):506-510. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201600669

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Cang., Liu. Lab-on-Antennas: Plasmonic Antennas for Single-Molecule Spectroscopy (2017) PLASMONICS AND SUPER-RESOLUTION IMAGING. 2017(2017).

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Beuzer, P., Axelrod, J., Trzoss, L., Fenical, W., Dasari, R., Evidente, A., Kornienko, A., Cang, H., La Clair, J.J. Single dish gradient screening of small molecule localization. (2016) Org. Biomol. Chem. 14(35):8241-5. DOI: 10.1039/c6ob01418f

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Hu, Y.S., Cang, H., Lillemeier, B.F. Superresolution imaging reveals nanometer- and micrometer-scale spatial distributions of T-cell receptors in lymph nodes. (2016) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 113(26):7201-6. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1512331113

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Beuzer, P., La Clair, J.J., Cang, H. Color-Coded Super-Resolution Small-Molecule Imaging. (2016) Chembiochem. 17(11):999-1003. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201600013

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Cang, H., Salandrino, A., Wang, Y., Zhang, X. Adiabatic far-field sub-diffraction imaging. (2015) Nat Commun. 6:7942. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8942

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Beld, J., Cang, H., Burkart, M.D. Visualizing the chain-flipping mechanism in fatty-acid biosynthesis. (2014) Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 53(52):14456-61. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201408576

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Chen, X.H., Xiang, Z., Hu, Y.S., Lacey, V.K., Cang, H., Wang, L. Genetically encoding an electrophilic amino acid for protein stapling and covalent binding to native receptors. (2014) ACS Chem. Biol. 9(9):1956-61. DOI: 10.1021/cb500453a

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Hu, Y.S., Zimmerley, M., Li, Y., Watters, R., Cang, H. Single-molecule super-resolution light-sheet microscopy. (2014) Chemphyschem. 15(4):577-86. DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201300732

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Li, Y., Hu, Y., Cang, H. Light sheet microscopy for tracking single molecules on the apical surface of living cells. (2013) J Phys Chem B. 117(49):15503-11. DOI: 10.1021/jp405380g

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Hu, Y.S., Zhu, Q., Elkins, K., Tse, K., Li, Y., Fitzpatrick, J.A., Verma, I.M., Cang, H. Light-sheet Bayesian microscopy enables deep-cell super-resolution imaging of heterochromatin in live human embryonic stem cells. (2013) Opt Nanoscopy. 2(1). DOI: 10.1186/2192-2853-2-7

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Cang, H., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Yin, X., Zhang, X. Giant suppression of photobleaching for single molecule detection via the Purcell effect. (2013) Nano Lett. 13(12):5949-53. DOI: 10.1021/nl403047m

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Xiang, Z., Ren, H., Hu, Y.S., Coin, I., Wei, J., Cang, H., Wang, L. Adding an unnatural covalent bond to proteins through proximity-enhanced bioreactivity. (2013) Nat. Methods. 10(9):885-8. DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.2595

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Hu, Y.S., Nan, X., Sengupta, P., Lippincott-Schwartz, J., Cang, H. Accelerating 3B single-molecule super-resolution microscopy with cloud computing. (2013) Nat. Methods. 10(2):96-7. DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.2335


French, C.A., Jin, X., Campbell, T.G., Gerfen, E., Groszer, M., Fisher, S.E., Costa, R.M. An aetiological Foxp2 mutation causes aberrant striatal activity and alters plasticity during skill learning. (2012) Mol. Psychiatry. 17(11):1077-85. DOI: 10.1038/mp.2011.105

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French, C.A., Jin, X., Campbell, T.G., Gerfen, E., Groszer, M., Fisher, S.E., Costa, R.M. An aetiological Foxp2 mutation causes aberrant striatal activity and alters plasticity during skill learning. (2012) Mol. Psychiatry. 17(11):1077-85. DOI: 10.1038/mp.2011.105

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Cang, H., Labno, A., Lu, C., Yin, X., Liu, M., Gladden, C., Liu, Y., Zhang, X. Probing the electromagnetic field of a 15-nanometre hotspot by single molecule imaging. (2011) Nature. 469(7330):385-8. DOI: 10.1038/nature09698

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Cang, H., Montiel, D., Xu, C.S., Yang, H. Observation of spectral anisotropy of gold nanoparticles. (2008) J Chem Phys. 129(4):044503. DOI: 10.1063/1.2958912

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Cang, H. Progress in single-molecule tracking spectroscopy (2008) CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS. 457(4-6). DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2008.03.098

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Cang, H., Xu, C.S., Montiel, D., Yang, H. Guiding a confocal microscope by single fluorescent nanoparticles. (2007) Opt Lett. 32(18):2729-31.

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Cang, H. Rapid and quantitative sizing of nanoparticles using three-dimensional single-particle tracking (2007) JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C. 111(1). DOI: 10.1021/jp0671796

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Kwak, K., Zheng, J., Cang, H., Fayer, M.D. Ultrafast two-dimensional infrared vibrational echo chemical exchange experiments and theory. (2006) J Phys Chem B. 110(40):19998-20013. DOI: 10.1021/jp0624808

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Montiel, D., Cang, H., Yang, H. Quantitative characterization of changes in dynamical behavior for single-particle tracking studies. (2006) J Phys Chem B. 110(40):19763-70. DOI: 10.1021/jp062024j

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Cang, H. Confocal three dimensional tracking of a single nanoparticle with concurrent spectroscopic readouts (2006) APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS. 88(22). DOI: 10.1063/1.2204652

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Li, J., Cang, H., Andersen, H.C., Fayer, M.D. A mode coupling theory description of the short- and long-time dynamics of nematogens in the isotropic phase. (2006) J Chem Phys. 124(1):14902. DOI: 10.1063/1.2145679

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Cang, H., Sun, T., Li, Z.Y., Chen, J., Wiley, B.J., Xia, Y., Li, X. Gold nanocages as contrast agents for spectroscopic optical coherence tomography. (2005) Opt Lett. 30(22):3048-50. DOI: 10.1364/OL.30.003048

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Cang, H. Gold nanocages: Engineering their structure for biomedical applications (2005) ADVANCED MATERIALS. 17(8). DOI: 10.1002/adma.200500833

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Cang, H., Li, J., Andersen, H.C., Fayer, M.D. Boson peak in supercooled liquids: time domain observations and mode coupling theory. (2005) J Chem Phys. 123(6):64508. DOI: 10.1063/1.2000235

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Cang, H., ., ., ., ., . Shape-controlled synthesis of silver and gold nanostructures (2005) MRS BULLETIN. 30(5). DOI: 10.1557/mrs2005.98

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Chen, J., Saeki, F., Wiley, B.J., Cang, H., Cobb, M.J., Li, Z.Y., Au, L., Zhang, H., Kimmey, M.B., Li, X., Xia, Y. Gold nanocages: bioconjugation and their potential use as optical imaging contrast agents. (2005) Nano Lett. 5(3):473-7. DOI: 10.1021/nl047950t

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Cang, H. Orientational dynamics of the ionic organic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium nitrate (2003) JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. 119(24). DOI: 10.1063/1.1628668

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Cang, H. Dynamical signature of two "ideal glass transitions" in nematic liquid crystals (2003) JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. 119(19). DOI: 10.1063/1.1618215

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Cang, H., Novikov, V.N., Fayer, M.D. Experimental observation of a nearly logarithmic decay of the orientational correlation function in supercooled liquids on the picosecond-to-nanosecond time scales. (2003) Phys. Rev. Lett. 90(19):197401. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.90.197401

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Cang, H. Dynamics in supercooled liquids and in the isotropic phase of liquid crystals: A comparison (2003) JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. 118(20). DOI: 10.1063/1.1568338

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Cang, H. Logarithmic decay of the orientational correlation function in supercooled liquids on the Ps to Ns time scale (2003) JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. 118(6). DOI: https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.1536612

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Cang, H. Short time dynamics in the isotropic phase of liquid crystals: the aspect ratio and the power law decay (2002) CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS. 366(1-2). DOI: 10.1016/S0009-2614(02)01542-7

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Cang, H. Comparison of the ultrafast to slow time scale dynamics of three liquid crystals in the isotropic phase (2002) JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. 116(14). DOI: 10.1063/1.1462039

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Cang, H. Orientational dynamics of the glass forming liquid, dibutylphthalate: Time domain experiments and comparison to mode coupling theory (2002) JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. 116(4). DOI: 10.1063/1.1427711

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Cang, H. Liquid crystal dynamics in the isotropic phase (2002) JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS. 116(1). DOI: 10.1063/1.1423948

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Cang, H. Dynamic partitioning of an aromatic probe between the headgroup and core regions of cationic micelles (2001) JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B. 105(41). DOI: 10.1021/jp0113127

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Education

BS, Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, China
MS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
PhD, Chemical Physics, Stanford University


Awards & Honors

  • 2015 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator Award
  • 2013 - 2016 Ray Thomas Edwards Career Development Award
  • 2005 Annual Review of Physical Chemistry Award
  • 2002-2003 Franklin Veatch Memorial Fellowship, Stanford University

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