Yimon Aye

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences/Biochemistry, Weill Cornell Medicine

Contact Information

244A Baker Lab
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-4519

Yimon Aye

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences/Biochemistry, Weill Cornell Medicine

Expertise
Redox signaling; redox-active enzymes; nucleotide signaling; genome maintenance

Current Research Interest
Chemical logic of redox network wiring; chemical tools for precision control of cell signaling in live animal models; small-molecule drugs targeting nucleotide metabolism and redox pathways; structure-function of multimeric metabolic enzymes and DNA regulators 

Distinction
Howard Milstein Fellow
Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research
Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
American Chemical Society Rising Star Chemist Award
American Chemical Society Young Investigator Award
Sloan Research Fellowship

Selected Publications
Long, Marcus J.C., Saba Parvez, Yi Zhao, Sanjna L. Surya, Yiran Wang, Sheng Zhang, and Yimon Aye. “Akt3 is a Privileged First Responder in Isozyme-Specific Electrophile Response.” Nature Chemical Biology 13 (2017): 333-338.

Parvez, Saba, Marcus J. C. Long, Hong-Yu Lin, Yi Zhao, Joseph A. Haegele, Vanha N. Pham, Dustin K. Lee, and Yimon Aye. “T-REX™ On-Demand Redox Targeting in Live Cells.” Nature Protocols 11 (2016): 2328-2356.

Cornell Research Website Article
A Chemical ID for Biological Questions