Name I-Ren Lee
Lab TEL 02-77496206
Office TEL 02-77496115
FAX No. 02-29324249
E-mail irenlee@ntnu.edu.tw
Lab. Website https://irenlee.wixsite.com/singlemolecule
Classification Full-Time
Title Associate Professor
Research Specialization  
Laboratory Single Molecule Biophysical Chemistry /

Academic Researches

  1. Journal Articles
    1. I-R. Lee, T. Akinyi, A. G. Kozlov, T. M. Lohman, T. Ha, “Single Molecule Observation of Direct Transfer of Escherichia Coli Single-Strand Binding Protein (SSB) between Single-Stranded DNA Molecules” In Preparation. 
    2. I-R. Lee; A. Gahlmann; A. H. Zewail “Structural Dynamics of Free Amino Acids in Diffraction” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2012, 51, 99-102. 
    3. A. Gahlmann; I-R. Lee; A.H. Zewail “Direct Structural Determination of Conformations of Photoswitchable Molecules by Laser Desorption-Electron Diffraction” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2010, 49, 6524-6527.
    4. I-R. Lee; W. Lee; A. H. Zewail “Dynamics of Electrons in Ammonia Cages: The Discovery System of Solvation” Chemphyschem 2008, 9, 83-88. 
    5. I-R. Lee; L. Baares; A. H. Zewail “Direct Observation of the Primary Bond-twisting Dynamics of Stilbene Anion Radical” Journal of the American. Chemical. Society 2008, 130, 6708-6709. 
    6. H. Y. Chen; I-R. Lee; P. Y. Cheng ”Gas-phase Femtosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy” Review of Scientific. Instruments 2006, 77, 076105.  
    7. I-R. Lee; W. Lee; A. H. Zewail “The Primary Step of the Photoactive Yellow Protein: Isolated Chromophore Dynamics and Protein Directed Function” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2006, 103, 258-262. 
    8. D. H. Paik; I-R. Lee; D. S. Yang; J. S. Baskin; A. H. Zewail “Electrons in Finite-sized Water Cavities: Hydration Dynamics Observed in Real Time” Science 2004, 306, 672-675. 
    9. D. H. Paik; D. S. Yang; I-R. Lee; A. H. Zewail “The Transition State of Thermal Organic Reactions: Direct Observation in Real Time” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2004, 43, 2830-2834. 
    10. I-R. Lee; Y. C. Chung; W. K. Chen; X. P. Hong; P. Y. Cheng “Femtosecond Probing of Photodissociation Dynamics in Acyl Cyanides” Journal of Chemical Physics 2001, 115, 10656-10670.
    11. I-R. Lee; W. K. Chen; Y. C. Chung; P. Y. Cheng “A Direct Observation of Non-RRKM Behavior in Femtosecond Photophysically Activated Reactions” Journal of Physical Chemistry 2000, 104, 10595-10599.
    12. C. G. Lu; R. M. R. Hsieh; I-R. Lee; P. Y. Cheng “Ultrafast Dynamics of Gas-phase Excited-state Intramolecular Proton Transfer in 1-Hydroxy-2-Acetonaphthone” Chemical Physics Letter 1999, 310,103-110. 
  2. Symposium Papers & Conference Proceedings
    1.  I-R. Lee, T. Akinyi, T. Ha, “Single Molecule Observation of Direct Transfer of Escherichia Coli Single-Strand Binding Protein (SSB) between Single-Stranded DNA Molecules” Biophysical Society 57th Annual Meeting, February, 2013, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 
Unit Title Department Position Date
UIUCPostdoctoral FellowDepartment of physical 2012-02 ~ 2014-01
CaltechPostdoctoral FellowDepartment of chemistry 2011-01 ~ 2012-01
Academic Degrees
School Nation Department Degree Date
CaltechU.S.ChemistryPh.D.2003-06 ~ 2010-12
National Tsing Hua UniversityTaiwanchemistryM.S.2000-09 ~ 2002-06
National Tsing Hua UniversityTaiwanChemistryB.S.1995-09 ~ 1998-06
National Chiao Tung UniversityTaiwanThe Department of Applied Chemistry 1994-09 ~ 1995-06
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