Lu, Wuyuan, Ph.D.

Dr. Lu currently works as a tenured professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

He received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Purdue University and trained as a postdoctoral fellow at The Scripps Research Institute and a research associate (assistant professor) at The University of Chicago.

His research centers on

(1) chemical protein synthesis and protein posttranslational modifications,
(2) structure, function and mechanisms of action of antimicrobial peptides,
(3) drug discovery of antitumor peptides and antibiotics. He is an author of 170 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.


Chen, Zhesheng, Ph.D./M.D.

Dr. Chen currently is a Professor in St. John’s University, USA.

He received his Ph.D. in cancer pharmacology from Kagoshima University, Japan and postdoctoral training in Fox Chase Cancer Center.

His research area is cancer resistance mechanisms and ABC transporters. He has published over 200 papers and is the author of 6 patents.


Pan, Yuan-Xiang, Ph.D.

Dr. Pan currently is an Associate Professor of Nutrition in University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.

He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech and postdoctoral training in University of Florida.

His research focus is peptide transporters, nutrition metabolism, amino acid deprivation/diet nutrition and diseases.

He has more than 70 papers published in SCI journals.


Chen, Hong, Ph.D.

Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor of Nutrition in University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.

She had her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech and did her postdoctoral research in University of Florida.

Her main research area is epigenetic regulation of dietary nutrition on cancer and chronic diseases.

She has over 70 papers published.



Dr.Lu is the Deputy Dean of the School of Pharmacy,and Chief Scientist and Professor in the National Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutics in Fudan University,China.

He obtained his Ph.D. from Shanghai Academy of Pharmaceutical Industry.

His research focus is targeted drug delivery system and drug formulation.

He has published over 150 papers and is the author of 30 patents.


Di, Bin, Ph.D.

Dr. Di is currently a professor of China Pharmaceutical University, the vice dean of the school of pharmacy, and a member of the 11th National Pharmacopoeia Committee.

His research fields focus on drug quality control, the new technology of pharmaceutical analysis, discovery and synthesis of peptide and protein drugs.

More than 100 papers have been published and more than 10 invention patents have been obtained.


Huang, Wei, Ph.D.

Dr. Huang currently is a PI in Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences where he also received his Ph.D. from.

He had his postdoctoral training in University of Utah, USA.

His research areas include glycosylation of monoclonal antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates, structures and functions of glycosylated proteins as drug targets, enzyme-catalyzed glycan labeling and cell imaging.

Dr. Huang has over 70 papers published in peer-reviewed journals.