Chung F. Wong
Chung F. Wong received his B.Sc. (Hons.) degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago. He did his postdoctoral work at the University of Houston. He held academic and industrial positions at the University of Houston, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, SUGEN, Inc., University of California-San Diego, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute before joining the faculty of UM-St. Louis in 2004.
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Chung Wong Laboratory Homepage
Our research involves the development and applications of computational methods to study biomolecular structure, dynamics, and function and to aid the design of bioactive compounds. For details please go to the link above to the laboratory homepage.
"Simulation reveals two major docking pathways between hexapeptide GDYMNM and the catalytic domain of the insulin receptor protein kynase," Z. Huang and C. F. Wong, Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 2012 (ahead of print).
“Influence of Kinetics of Drug Binding on EGFR Signaling: A Comparative Study of Three EGFR Signaling Pathway Models”, S. Bairy and C. F. Wong, Proteins: Structure, Function, Bioinformatics, 2011, 79, 2491.
Z. Huang and C. F. Wong, “Incorporating Protein Flexibility in Molecular Docking by Molecular Dynamics: Applications to Protein Kinase and Phosphatase Systems” in “Computational Studies of New Materials II: From Ultrafast Processes and Nanostructures to Optoelectronics, Energy Storage and Nanomedicine”, T.F. George, D. Jelski, R.R. Letfullin, G. Zhang (Eds.), World Scientific, Singapore, London (2011) pp. 219-250.
"Supplementing the pbsa approach with quantum mechanics to study the binding between CDK2 and N2-substituted O6-cyclohexylmethoxyguanine inhibitors", J. Shi, Z. Lu, Q. Zhang, M. Wang, C. F.Wong and J. Liu, J. Theor. Comput. Chem. 2010, 9, 543.
"Derivatives of salicylic acid as inhibitors of YopH in Yersinia pestis", Z, Huang, Y. He, X. Zhang, A. Gunawan, L. Wu, Z-Y Zhang and C. F. Wong, Chem. Biol. & Drug Design,2010, 76, 85.
"Docking flexible peptide to flexible protein by molecular dynamics using two implicit-solvent models: An evaluation in protein kinase and phosphatase systems", Z. Huang and C. F. Wong, J.Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113, 14343.
"Beyond Thermodynamics: Drug Binding Kinetics Could Influence Epidermal Growth Factor Signaling", M. Goyal, M. Rizzo, F. Schumacher and C. F. Wong, J. Med. Chem.2009, 52, 5582.
"A Computational Study of the Phosphorylation Mechanism of the Insulin Receptor Tyrosine Kinase" B. Zhou and C. F. Wong, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113, 5144.
"Conformational selection of protein kinase A revealed by flexible-ligand flexible-protein docking" Z. Huang and C. F. Wong, J. Computat. Chem. 2009, 30, 631.
"Variable atomic radii for continuum-solvent electrostatics calculation". B. Zhou M. Agarwal and C. F. Wong, J. Chem. Phys. 2008, 129, 014509.
Z. Huang, C.F. Wong and R. Wheeler, "Flexible Protein-Flexible Ligand Docking with Disrupted Velocity Simulated Annealing", Proteins: Structure, Function, Bioinformatics, 2008, 71, 440.
"Flexible ligand-flexible protein docking in protein kinase systems", C. F. Wong,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, Proteins and Proteomics, 2008, 1784, 244.
"A Mining-Minima Approach to Exploring the Docking Pathways of p-Nitrocatechol Sulfate to YopH", Z. Huang and C.F. Wong, Biophys. J., 2007, 93, 4141.
"Efficient Quantum Mechanical Calculation of Solvation Free Energies Based on Density Functional Theory, Numerical Atomic Orbitals and Poisson-Boltzmann Equation", M. Wang, C. F. Wong, J. Liu and P. Zhang, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2007, 442, 464.
"Rank-ordering Protein-Ligand Binding Affinity by a QM/MM/PBSA Model", M. Wang and C. F. Wong, J. Chem. Phys., 2007, 126, 026101.