Hongbin (Tony) Yan

Department of Chemistry

Hongbin (Tony) Yan

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry, Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1

Office CRN 415, Phone: (905) 688-5550 ext. 3545
Lab CRN 542, Phone: (905) 688-5550 ext. 3411
Email: tyan[at]brocku.ca


Research Interests:
Natural and modified nucleic acids (light-responsive nucleic acids, glycosylated nucleic acids, sequence specific modification of nucleic acids); mucosal vaccine adjuvant development; colorimetric and fluorescent labeling of nucleic acids; DNA damage in bacterial spores.

Undergraduate students interested in completing their CHEM/BTEC/BCHM
4F90/4F91 research projects in my lab are welcome to contact me.

Undergraduate students interested in an NSERC USRA summer research award are also welcome to contact me.


  • CHEM 3P61: Organic Chemistry in Industry              
  • CHEM 1P00: Introductory Chemistry


Dept. of Chemistry
Brock University
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON
Canada, L2S 3A1
Tel: (905) 688-5550 x3406

Administrative Assistant:
Marie Harris

Razvan Simionescu