After joining Hunan University：
 Yugang Bai, JuYeon Lee, Long M. Luu, Shaohong Peng, Lien Nguyen, H. Y. Edwin Chan, and Steven C. Zimmerman,* Vehicle-free delivery and enhancement of a ligand for potential treatment of myotonic dystrophy type 1. In revision.
 Ying Li, Katharina Huth, Edzna S. Garcia, Benjamin J. Pedretti, Yugang Bai, Gretchen A. Vincil, Rainer Haag and Steven C. Zimmerman,* Linear dendronized polyols as a multifunctional platform for a versatile and efficient fluorophore design. Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 2040. [Link]
 Yugang Bai, Junfeng Chen and Steven C. Zimmerman,* Designed transition metal catalysts for intracellular organic synthesis. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2018, 47, 1811. [Link]
As a graduate student or postdoc：
 Yugang Bai, Hang Xing, Yunhao Bai, Li Huey Tan, Kevin Hwang, Ji Li, Yi Lu*, and Steven C. Zimmerman,* Independent control over size, valence, and elemental composition in the synthesis of DNA-nanoparticle conjugates. In revision.
 Hang Xing, Yugang Bai, Yunhao Bai, Li Huey Tan, Jing Tao, Benjamin J. Pedretti, Gretchen A. Vincil, Yi Lu*, and Steven C. Zimmerman,* Bottom-up strategy to prepare nanoparticles with a single DNA strand. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 3623. [Link]
 Yugang Bai, Xinxin Feng, Hang Xing, Boo Kyung Kim, Noman Baig, Tianhui Zhou, Andrew Gewirth, Yi Lu, Eric Oldfield and Steven C. Zimmerman,* A highly efficient single-chain metal-organic nanoparticle catalyst for alkyne-azide “Click” reactions in water and in cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 11077. [Link] This paper was recommended by F1000Prime.
 Yugang Bai, Lien Nguyen, Ziyuan Song, Shaohong Peng, JuYeon Lee, Nan Zheng, Iti Kapoor, Lauren D. Hagler, Kaimin Cai, Jianjun Cheng, H. Y. Edwin Chan, and Steven C. Zimmerman,* Integrating display and delivery functionality with a cell penetrating peptide mimic as a scaffold for intracellular multivalent multi-targeting. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 9498. [Link]
 Ying Li, Yugang Bai, Nan Zheng, Yang Liu, Gretchen A. Vincil, Benjamin J. Pedretti, Jianjun Cheng and Steven C. Zimmerman,* Crosslinked dendronized polyols as a general approach to brighter and more stable fluorophores. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 3781. [Link]
 Yugang Bai, Hang Xing, Peiwen Wu, Xinxin Feng, Jennifer M. Lee, Xin Yi Phang, Yi Lu and Steven C. Zimmerman*, Chemical control over cellular uptake of organic nanoparticles by fine tuning surface functional groups. ACS Nano 2015, 9, 10227. [Link]
 Hua He, Yugang Bai, Jinhui Wang, Qiurong Deng, Lipeng Zhu, Fenghua Meng, Zhiyuan Zhong, and Lichen Yin,* Reversibly cross-linked polyplexes enable cancer-targeted gene delivery via self-promoted DNA release and self-diminished toxicity. Biomacromolecules 2015, 16, 1390. [Link]
 Yugang Bai, Hang Xing, Gretchen A. Vincil, Jennifer Lee, Essence J. Henderson, Yi Lu, N. Gabriel Lemcoff and Steven C. Zimmerman,* Practical synthesis of water-soluble organic nanoparticles with a single reactive group and a functional carrier scaffold. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 2862. [Link]
 Yugang Bai, Hua Lu, Ettigounder Ponnusamy and Jianjun Cheng,* Synthesis of hybrid block copolymers via integrated ring-opening metathesis polymerization and polymerization of NCA. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 10830. [Link]
 Hua Lu, Yugang Bai, Jing Wang, Nathan P. Gabrielson, Fei Wang, Yao Lin and Jianjun Cheng,* Ring-opening polymerization of γ-(4-vinylbenzyl)-L-glutamate N-carboxyanhydride for the synthesis of functional polypeptides. Macromolecules 2011, 44, 6237. [Link]
 Hua Lu, Jing Wang, Yugang Bai, Jason W. Lang, Shiyong Liu, Yao Lin and Jianjun Cheng,* Ionic polypeptides with unusual helical stability. Nat. Commun. 2011, 2, 206. [Link]