Welcome to Ge Research Group!

The Ge lab at UW-Madison aims to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying cardiovascular diseases via systems biology approaches featuring cutting-edge high-resolution mass spectrometry (MS)-based comparative proteomics and metabolomics in conjunction with biochemical/biological/physiological functional studies.


Ying Ge

Ying Ge, PhD

Assistant Professor Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Director of Mass Spectrometry
Human Proteomics Program
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Biographical Sketch

Faculty trainer, Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program
Faculty trainer, UW graduate training program in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Faculty trainer, UW graduate program in Cellular and Molecular Pathology
Faculty trainer, UW Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Training Program
Faculty trainer, UW Physiology Training Program

Recent Publications

  1. Peng, Y.; Chen, X.; Zhang, H.; Xu, Q.; Hacker, T. A.; Ge, Y. Top-down targeted proteomics for deep sequencing of tropomyosin isoforms, J. Proteome Res. Epub ahead of print.
  2. Trang, V. H.; Valkevich, E. M.; Minami, S.; Chen, Y.; Ge, Y.; Strieter, E. R. Nonenzymatic polymerization of ubiquitin: single-step synthesis and isolation of discrete ubiquitin oligomers, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, Epub ahead of print.
  3. Guy, M. J.; Chen, Y.; Clinton, L.; Zhang, H.; Zhang, J.; Dong, X.; Xu, Q.; Ayaz-Guner, S.; Ge, Y. The impact of antibody selection on the detection of cardiac troponin I, Clin. Chim. Acta. 2012, Epub ahead of print.*This is an invited article. (Ge, Y. Corresponding author).
  4.  Yang, C.; Park, A. C.; Davis, N. A,; Russell, J. D.; Kim, B.; Brand, D. D.; Lawrence, M. J.; Ge, Y.; Coon, J. J.; Greenspan, D. S.; Comprehensive mass spectrometric mapping of the hydroxylated amino acid residues of the a1(V) collagen chain, J. Biol. Chem. 2012, Epub ahead of print.
  5.  Jia, C.; Hui, L.; Cao, W.; Lietz, C. B.; Jiang, X.; Chen, R.; Catherman, A. D.; Thomas, P. M.; Ge, Y.; Kelleher, N. L.; Li.; L. High-definition de novo sequencing of crustacean hyperglycemic hormone (CHH)-family neuropeptides, Mol. Cell Proteomics, 2012, Epub ahead of print.
  6.  Ge, Y.; Moss, R. L. Nitroxyl, redox switches, cardiac myofilaments, and heart failure: A prequel to novel therapeutics? Circ. Res. 2012, 111, 954-956.
  7. Peng, Y.; Chen, X.; Sato, T., Rankin, S. A.; Tsuji, R. F.; Ge, Y. Rapid purification and high-resolution top-down mass spectrometric characterization of human salivary α-amylase, Anal. Chem. 2012, 84, 3339-3346. (Ge, Y. Corresponding author)
  8.  Oliveira, S.M.; Zhang, Y.H.; Sancho Solís, R.; Isackson, H.; Bellahcene, M.; Yavari, A.; Pinter, K.; Davies, J.D., Ge, Y.; Ashrafian, H.; Walker, J. W.; Carling, D.; Watkins, H.; Casadei, B.; Redwood, C. AMP-activated protein kinase phosphorylates cardiac troponin I and alters contractility of murine ventricular myocytes, Circ. Res., 2012, 110, 1192-1201.
  9. Valkevich, E. M.; Guenette, R. G.; Sanchez, N. A.; Chen, Y.; Ge, Y.; Strieter, E. R. Forging isopeptide bonds using thiol-ene chemistry: site-specific coupling of ubiquitin molecules for studying the activity of isopeptidases, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 6916-6919.
  10. Dong, X.; Sumandea, C. A.; Chen, Y.; Garcia-Cazarin, M. L.; Zhang, J.; Balke, C. M.; Sumandea, M. P.; Ge, Y. Augmented phosphorylation of cardiac troponin I in hypertensive heart failure, J. Biol. Chem. 2012, 287, 848-857. (Ge, Y. Corresponding author)
  11.  Du, J.; Teng, R. J.; Lawrence M.; Guan, T.; Ge, Y.; Shi, Y. The protein partners of GTP cyclohydrolase I (GCH1) in rat organs, Plos One, 2012, 7, e33991.
  12.  Wang, Y.; Pinto, J. R.; Sancho Solis, R.; Liang, J.; Diaz-Perez, Z.; Harada, K.; Ge, Y.; Walker, J. W. Potter, J. D. The generation and functional characterization of knock in mice harboring the cardiac Troponin I-R21C mutation associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, J. Biol. Chem. 2012, 287, 2156-2167.Read more...