Yongguang (Forrest) Guan


Tenure Track Associate Professor of Food Science

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

800 Dongchuan Road

200240 Shanghai, China




Current Research

  1. Edible metal-organic framework composites
  2. Bacterial inactivation
  3. Chemistry and bioactivity discovery of low molecular compounds
  4. Cell internalization of bioactive compounds


Professional Experience & Training

2017-2018 Post-doctoral Scholar at United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, United States

2016-2018 Post-doctoral Scholar at University of Maryland, College Park, United States

2013-2016 Post-doctoral Research Assistant at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States

   2012 PhD from South China University of Technology, China


Publications after Joining Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  1. Wanjun He, Danyu Lv, Yongguang Guan*, Siming Yu. Post-synthesis modification of metal-organic frameworks: synthesis, characteristics, and applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2023, 11, 24519-24550.
  2. Danyu Lv, Muyun Wang, Wanjun He, Jieli Wu, Xiaoyue Liu*, Yongguang Guan*. Ultra-small magnetic Candida antarctica lipase B nanoreactors for enzyme synthesis of bixin-maltitol ester. Food Chemistry, 2023, 421, 136132.
  3. Danyu Lv, Wenqian Nong, Yongguang Guan*. Edible ligand-metal-organic frameworks: Synthesis, structures, properties and applications. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2022, 450, 214234.
  4. Danyu Lv, Chenming Dai, Muyun Wang, Huaiqiong Chen*, Yongguang Guan*. Self-emulsifying Transparent Nanoemulsion to Improve 9'-cis-Bixin Photo Stability in Aqueous Solution by Tween 20 and Lecithin. Food Biophysics, 2022,17, 545-556.
  5. Wenqian Nong, Yinglu Chen, Danyu Lv, Yitao Yan, Xi Zheng, Xianming Shi, Zhen Xu, Weiliang Guan*, Jun Wu*, Yongguang Guan*. Metal-organic framework based nanozyme hybrid for synergistic bacterial eradication by lysozyme and light-triggered carvacrol release. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2022, 431, 134003.
  6. Wenqian Nong, Jun Wu*, Reza A. Ghiladi*, Yongguang Guan*. The structural appeal of metal–organic frameworks in antimicrobial applications. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2021, 433, 214007.
  7. Wenqian Nong, Weiliang Guan, Yang Yin, Chong Lu, Qin Wang, Yaguang Luo, Boce Zhang, Zhen Xu, Jun Wu*, Yongguang Guan*. Photo-triggered on-demand carvacrol vapor release from nano-generators for non-contact bacterial inactivation between nanomaterials and bacteria. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, 420, 129874.
  8. Wenqian Nong, Xiaoyue Liu, Qin Wang, Jun Wu*, Yongguang Guan*. Metal-organic Framework-based Materials: Synthesis, Stability and Applications in Food Safety and Preservation. ES Food & Agroforestry, 2020, 1, 11-40.



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