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Pricinple Investigator

Zhiqiang Yan



Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Gaoke International Innovation Center

Guangqiao Road, Guangming District

Shenzhen City, China 518107


Dr. Zhiqiang Yan obtained his bachelor's degree from Fudan University in 2004, then he pursued his Ph.D. degree in Neurobiology, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, National Institute of Biology Sciences, Beijing & Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences form 2004-2009. He received postdoctoral training in Lily Jan and Yuh Nung Jan group at Howard Hughes Medical Institute &University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, USA. In 2014, he was appointed as a professor in Fudan University. Then, he joined the Institute of Molecular Physiology of Shenzhen Bay Laboratory as a senior principal investigator at 2020 and appointed as deputy director. Dr. Yan has published papers as first or corresponding author  in journals including Nature, Neuron, Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, PNAS, Nature Communications, eLife, Cell Reports, etc. He was funded by 4 National Key Research and Development Projects of China and 2 programs of the National Natural Science Foundation of China.



2020 - Present      Institute of Molecular Physiology, Shenzhen Bay Laboratory        

                              Senior Investigator, Deputy Director

2014 - 2020          Fudan University        Professor

2009 - 2014          HHMI & UCSF            Postdoctoral Researcher


2004 - 2009          Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, National                                                   Institute of Biological Sciences  Beijing & Institute of Biophysics,                                                       Chinese Academy of Sciences     Ph.D.

2000 - 2004          Fudan University     B.S.


2010 - 2013         Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Long-term Fellowship

2014                    The Program for Professor of Special Appointment (Eastern Scholar of                                            Shanghai)

2014                    The Shanghai Rising-Star Program

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