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Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates
Supervisor of Master's Candidates
Name (Simplified Chinese):吴淑可
Name (Pinyin):Wu Shuke
School/Department:College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University
Education Level:With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study
Business Address:第一综合楼A507
Degree:Doctoral degree
Professional Title:Professor
Alma Mater:National University of Singapore
Teacher College:College of Life Sciences & Technology
Discipline:Microbiology    Other specialties in Bio-engineering    
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Shuke Wu is a professor in the College of Life Science and Technology at Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), China. Prior to this, he was an Alexander von Humboldt fellow with Prof. Uwe Bornscheuer. Before, he worked as a postdoc at the University of Basel with Prof. Thomas Ward and received his PhD from the National University of Singapore under the guidance of Prof. Zhi Li and Prof. Daniel Wang (MIT). His research interest includes biocatalysis, enzyme engineering, (chemo-)enzymatic cascades, and synthetic biology. Personal academic links: 

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Group Recruitment: 

International Postgraduate(MS/PhD)/Postdoc/Visiting Students: with background in biocatalysis, enzyme engineering, bioorganic chemistry, metabolic engineering and related fields. Many scholarship opportunities (China CSC, HZAU) available for MS/PhD students (~4000 RMB/month). Many funding opportunities available for international postdocs (~20000 RMB/month). Welcome to contact Shuke with your CV and cover letter! 

Group News: 

2022-12: Our collaboration with Prof. Bornscheuer's group on Growth Selection for Directed Evolution of Amine Enzymes was published on Nature Communications, Congratulations!!


2022-10: Welcome 2 new PhD students Yang Li, Chang Liu, 7 new MS students Guorong Su, Xiangyu Tian, Yan Yang, Tao Chen, Yanyan Chen, Delu Su, Xiao Liu to join the group! 


2021-10: Yi's review on Enzyme Cascades for Converting Biobased Resources was published on Chemical Communications, and selected as Cover, Congratulations!!


2021-09: Welcome 4 new MS students Zhaoyang Qin, Chuncen Chen, Ziwei Wang, Wenchen Lin to join the group! 


2021-08: Shuke and Yi's grant applications of The National Natural Science Foundation of China were funded!!

2021-06: Welcome Qi Peng (PhD student) and Chang Liu (MS Student) to join the group!!

Educational Experience

[1] 2010.7——2015.11
National University of Singapore > Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering > Doctoral degree > PhD
[2] 2006.9——2010.6
Peking University > Biotechnology > 学士 > BS

Work Experience

[1] 2020.12-Now
Huazhong Agricultural University > College of Life Science and Technology > Professor
[2] 2018.11-2020.11
University of Greifswald > Institute of Biochemistry > Humboldt Postdoc Fellow
[3] 2017.7-2018.8
University of Basel > Department of Chemistry > Postdoc
[4] 2016.1-2017.6
National University of Singapore > NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI) > Research Fellow (Postdoc)

Social Affiliations


Guest Editor for Journals: Bioresources and Bioprocessing, Frontiers in Catalysis.


Reviewing for Journals: Chem. Rev., ACS Catal., ACS Synth. Biol., ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., Angew. Chem., ChemSusChem, ChemCatChem, Biochem. Eng. J., Bioresour. Bioprocess. etc.

Research Group
Name of Research Group:Biocatalysis Group BioCat@HZAU

Description of Research Group:2 Faculty, 3 PhD student, 11 Master students, 4 Undergraduate students.