Professor, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, China

Dr. Xing Chen completed his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Tsinghua University in 2002, and obtained his Ph.D. in chemistry from University of California, Berkeley in 2007, under the guidance of Prof. Carolyn Bertozzi and Prof. Alex Zettl. He then joined the laboratory of Prof. Timothy Springer as a LSRF postdoctoral fellow, where his research focused on structural biology and immunology studies of integrins and complements.  In September 2010, Dr. Chen started as an assistant professor in College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering at Peking University.  He was promoted directly to Full Professor with tenure in 2016.  He is also affiliated with Center for Life Science (CLS) and Synthetic and Functional Biomolecule Center (SFBC).  Some of his recent awards include ACS David Y. Gin New Investigator Award (2016), IGO Young Glycoscientist Award (2015), and NSFC Distinguished Young Scholar Award (2014).  His current research interest focuses on chemical glycobiology.