Shao, Yaming

Yaming Shao, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr. Hong Li’s Group
Office – KLB 206
Lab – KLB 210
Email –


Bacteria and archaea employ CRISPR systems to fight against invading genetic materials , such as plasmids and phages.  I’m currently engaged in solving structures of the functional protein complex of CRISPR systems using X-ray crystallographic method.


2006-2009 – Ph. D. – Zhejiang University, China.
2002-2005  – M. S. – South China University of Technology, China.
1998-2002 – B. S. – Huaihai Institute of Technology, China.


  • Shao Y, Li H. (2013) Recognition and cleavage of a nonstructured CRISPR RNA by its processing endoribonuclease Cas6. Structure. 21(3).
  • Shao Y, Cocozaki AI, Ramia NF, Terns RM, Terns MP, Li H. (2013) Structure of the cmr2-cmr3 subcomplex of the cmr RNA silencing complex. Structure. 21(3).