• Chao Chen
  • Doctor's Degree
  • Biology
  • Professor
  • Central South University

Education Experience

  • 2011.72013.11

     University of Illinois at Chicago   Postgraduate 

  • 2005.92011.6

     Fudan university   Doctor's    Degree 

  • 2008.102010.9

     芝加哥大学   生物信息学 

Job Experience

  •  Central South University   Faculty of Life Science   Associate 

  •  The University of Chicago   Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience   Research 

  •  2011   复旦大学   生命科学学院遗传 


Social Appointments

  • - Editor Board Member for Journal of Genetic Mutation Disorders

  • - Referee/Reviewer for Psychiatry Research

  • - Referee/Reviewer for PLoS ONE



Chen Chao, Ph.D., joined Central South University as an associate professor in 2014, and full professor in 2019. He was promoted as deputy dean of School of Life Sciences in 2019. He is a member of the Chinese Medical Association Youth Committee, American Society of Human Genetics, International Society of Psychiatric Genetics. He is also an editorial board member of Journal of Genetic Mutation Disorders, Psychiatry Research and PLoS ONE.
He won the honor of Presentation Award on Society of Biological Psychiatry 67th Annual Scientific Meeting (Philadelphia, PA 2012), Hugh Gurling Award on World Congress of Psychiatry Genetics (Jerusalem, Israel 2016), the winner of Travel Award, the 13th International Congress of Human Genetics (Tokyo, Japan 2016), and the winner of Travel Award, the 13th International Congress of Human Genetics (Miami, FL 2016).
He conducted a number of research projects on genetic regulation on human brain and neuropsychiatric diseases, such as “The roles of long non-coding RNA on schizophrenia” (2015), “The genetic regulation on Chinese brains and investigation on psychiatry diseases in China” (2016), “The pathogenesis and risk factors of Parkinson's disease” (the National Key Plan for Scientific Research and Development of China, 2016).
He has published more than 30 articles on Science, Science Translational Medicine, Molecular Psychiatry, Bioinformatics, etc. Many papers have been cited over 100 times.

  • Entry Time:2014-02-18
  • Graduated University:Fudan University / The University of Chicago
  • Honor& Award:Presentation Award, the Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, PA 2012)
    Hugh Gurling Award, World Congress of Psychiatry Genetics (Jerusalem, Israel 2016)
    Travel Award, International Congress of Human Genetics (Tokyo, Japan 2016)
  • Office Location:State Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics, Central South University  110 Xiangya Road, Kaifu District, Changsha, Hunan, China 410078
  • Contact:Email:chenchaor@gmail.com; chenchao@sklmg.edu.cn
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