Associate Professor

Undergraduate Departments

  • Chemistry


  • Ph.D. Rutgers University
  • B.S. Peking University



Tahir I. Yusufaly, Yun Li, Gautam Singh, and Wilma K. Olson. “Arginine-phosphate salt bridges between histones and DNA: intermolecular actuators that control nucleosome architecture.” J Chem Phys. 2014 Oct 28;141(16):165102.

Tahir I. Yusufaly, Yun Li, and Wilma K. Olson. “5-Methylation of Cytosine in CG:CG Base-Pair Steps: A Physicochemical Mechanism for the Control of DNA Nanomechanics.” J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117 (51), pp 16436–16442.

Andrew V. Colasanti, Yun Li, Gautam Singh, Wiang-jun Lu, and Wilma K. Olson.  “Insights into DNA Helical Transitions Found in Protein-DNA Complexes” in Biomolecular Forms and Functions, A Celebration of 50 Years of the Ramachandran Map, Manju Bansal and N. Srinivasan, Eds., World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore, pp. 230-246 (2013)

Fei Xu, Andrew V. Colasanti, Yun Li, and Wilma K. Olson. “Long-range effects of histone point mutations on DNA remodeling revealed from computational analyses of SIN-mutant nucleosome structures.” Nucleic Acids Research, 2010, 1-11

Wilma K. Olson, Andrew V. Colasanti, Yun Li, Wei Ge, Guohui Zheng, and Victor B. Zhurkin. “DNA simulation benchmarks as revealed by X-ray structures” in Computational Studies of RNA and DNA (2006), J. Sponer & F. Lankas , Eds., Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 235-257. 


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