Lingyi Lynn Deng, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Medicine

650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr


Dr. Deng has served as Director of BUSM’s Analytical Instrumentation Core since 2008. Her expertise includes Glycobiology, Carbohydrate biochemistry, Metabolic biochemistry and physiology, Lipid biochemistry, Enzymology, Bacterial cell wall biology, and Bacteriology.

Other Positions

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University
  • Director, Analytical Instrumentation Core, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


  • University of Minnesota, PhD
  • University of Science and Technology of China, MS


  • Published on 12/2/2022

    Au MB, Haserick JR, Chen Y, Gibson FC, Deng LL. Structural Identification of Lipid-a: A Glycosyl Lipid Involved in Oligo- And Polysaccharides Metabolism in Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Streptococcus). Curr Microbiol. 2022 Dec 02; 80(1):16. PMID: 36459236.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/2/2019

    Gustine JN, Au MB, Haserick JR, Hett EC, Rubin EJ, Gibson FC, Deng LL. Cell Wall Hydrolytic Enzymes Enhance Antimicrobial Drug Activity Against Mycobacterium. Curr Microbiol. 2019 Apr; 76(4):398-409. PMID: 30603964.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Deng LL . Discovery of More Powerful Enhancers to Improve the Efficacy of Existing Antibiotics and Antimicrobial – a strategy to treat drug resistant bacterial and mycobacterial pathogens. EC Microbiology. 2019; 15(5).

    Read at: Custom
  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Au MB, Siswando L, Hall J, Weinberg JS, Deng LL. Identification of native Mycobacterium smegmatis cell wall degradative enzymes using electrophoretic fluorescent assays. International Education and Research Journal. 2017; 3(12):1514.

    Read at: Custom
  • Published on 6/25/2013

    Wong S, Bhasin S, Serra C, Yu Y, Deng L, Guo W. Lopinavir/Ritonavir Impairs Physical Strength in Association with Reduced Igf1 Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Older Mice. J AIDS Clin Res. 2013 Jun 25; 4:216. PMID: 26251758.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/12/2010

    Brooks WW, Shen S, Conrad CH, Goldstein RH, Deng LL, Bing OH. Transcriptional changes associated with recovery from heart failure in the SHR. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2010 Sep; 49(3):390-401. PMID: 20547165.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/6/2010

    Deng LL, Alexander AA, Lei S, Anderson JS. The Cell Wall Teichuronic Acid Synthetase (TUAS) Is an Enzyme Complex Located in the Cytoplasmic Membrane of Micrococcus luteus. Biochem Res Int. 2010; 2010:395758. PMID: 21188072.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/15/2008

    Hett EC, Chao MC, Deng LL, Rubin EJ. A mycobacterial enzyme essential for cell division synergizes with resuscitation-promoting factor. PLoS Pathog. 2008 Feb 15; 4(2):e1000001. PMID: 18463693.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/4/2007

    Hett EC, Chao MC, Steyn AJ, Fortune SM, Deng LL, Rubin EJ. A partner for the resuscitation-promoting factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mol Microbiol. 2007 Nov; 66(3):658-68. PMID: 17919286.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/11/2004

    Deng LL, Humphries DE, Arbeit RD, Carlton LE, Smole SC, Carroll JD. Identification of a novel peptidoglycan hydrolase CwlM in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005 Feb 14; 1747(1):57-66. PMID: 15680239.

    Read at: PubMed

View 7 more publications: View full profile at BUMC

View all profiles