Lingyi Lynn Deng PhD

Research Associate Professor, Research Implementation

Director, Analytical Instrumentation Core

650 Albany St | (617) 638-6920

Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research


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.


PhD, University of Minnesota

MS, University of Science and Technology of China


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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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