15th Chinese Biophysics Congress
November 3-6, 2017, Shanghai, China
Plenary Lecture
  • Zihe Rao
    Professor
    Tsinghua University

Academic Posts
Professor of Structural Biology
Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Member of the Third World Academy of Science
President of the Biophysical Society of China
Executive council member of the International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB)
Executive member of the International Organization for Biological Crystallography (IOBC)

Research Interests
The structure, function and drug discovery of important virus and tumor related proteins.

Education
1989-1992 (Molecular Biophysics with David Stuart FRS) Post-doctoral Researcher in Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Oxford University
1985 - 1989 Ph.D. (Protein Crystallography with Neil Isaacs FRSE), St.Vincent's Institute of Medical Research & Department of Biochemistry, Melbourne University, Australia
1979 - 1982 M.Sc. (Protein Crystallography with Dong-Cai Liang MCAS)University of Science & Technology of China (USTC) & Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1973 - 1977 B.Sc. (Biophysics), University of Science & Technology of China (USTC), Chinese Academy of Sciences

Awards & Honors
1999: Qiushi Outstanding Scientist Prize in Life Sciences
1999: Yangtze River Distinguished Scholar Professor, Ministry of Education
2003: He Liang He Li Foundation Science and Technology Prize
2006: Chen Jiageng Prize for Life Science
2006: Trieste Science Prize for Medical Science