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 both Lily Jan’ group 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 Shenzhen Bay Laboratory as a senior principal investigator at 2020 and appointed as deputy director at 2022. He has won honors such as Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Long-term Fellowship(2010), Shanghai Youth Science and Technology Venus (2014), The Shanghai Rising-Star Program (2014), etc. Dr. Yan has published papers as first or corresponding author (including co-authors) in journals including Nature, Neuron, Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, PNAS, Nature Communications, eLife, Cell Reports, etc. He was supported by 4 National Key Research and Development Projects of China and 2 general programs of the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
2020 - Present Shenzhen Bay Laboratory Senior Principal 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 Biology 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