Fei Xu

Postdoctoral Fellow 2014-2020
After Mo Lab: Assistant Professor, Zhejiang University

Ph.D. Chemistry, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (with Prof. Shuangjun Lin & Prof. Zixin Deng)
Mo Lab Publications
Covington, B. C.; Xu, F.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. A Natural Chemist’s Guide to Unlocking Silent Biosynthetic Gene Clusters. Annu. Rev. Biochem. 2021, 90, In Press.
Park, J.-D.*; Moon, K.*; Miller, C.; Rose, J.; Xu, F.; Ebmeier, C. C.; Jacobsen, J. R.; Mao, D.; Old, W. M.; DeShazer, D.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Thailandenes, Cryptic Polyene Natural Products Isolated from Burkholderia thailandensis Using Phenotype-Guided Transposon Mutagenesis. ACS Chem. Biol. 2020, 15, 1195-1203.

Moon, K.; Xu, F.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Cebulantin, A Cryptic Lanthipeptide Antibiotic Uncovered via Bioactivity-Coupled HiTES. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 5973-5977.

Moon, K.; Xu, F.; Zhang, C.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Bioactivity-HiTES Unveils Cryptic Antibiotics Encoded in Actinomycete Bacteria. ACS Chem. Biol. 2019, 14, 767-774.

Xu, F.*; Wu, Y.*; Zhang, C.; Davis, K. M.; Moon, K.; Bushin, L. B.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. A Genetics-Free Method for High-Throughput Discovery of Cryptic Microbial Metabolites. Nat. Chem. Biol. 201915, 161-168.

Mao, D.*; Okada, B. K.*; Wu, Y.*; Xu, F.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Recent Advances in Activating Silent Biosynthetic Gene Clusters in Bacteria. Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 201845, 156-163.

Xu, F.; Nazari, B.*; Moon, K.*; Bushin, L. B.; Seyedsayamdost, M. R. Discovery of a Cryptic Antifungal Compound from Streptomyces albus J1074 Using High-Throughput Elicitor Screens. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 9203-9212.