Chemistry Investigation on Secondary Metabolites of Edible and Medicinal Fungi




Principal Investigator: Hong-wei Liu PhD & Professor

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Synopsis of Principal Investigator

Hongwei Liu, Ph.D., Professor, State Key Laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has devoted himself to natural product chemistry in order to search compounds with antibacterial, antitumor bioactivities, with the materials of traditional Chinese medicine and ethnic drug, edible and medicinal fungi, and marine organism. Fifty articles were published on Organic Letters, Food Chemistry, Journal of natural products, Tetrahedron, Phytochemistry, et al. Our current research projects include collection and fermentation of rare edible and medicinal fungi from the Tibet Plateau, extraction, isolation and structure elucidation of bioactive secondary metabolites.

Education & Professional Duties
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tsinghua University (2004.10-2006.09)
Ph. D. in Fishery Science, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (2001.10-2004.09)
Ph. D. in Medicinal Chemistry, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University (1998.9-2003.7)
B.S., Shenyang Pharmaceutical University (1993.9-1998.7)
Professional experience:
Principal Investigator (PI), CAS (2009.1-)
Assosicated Professor, Capital Medical University (2006.10-2008.12)

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