Supervisor of Master's Candidates
Date of Employment:2012-07-01
School/Department:Xiangya School of Pharmaceutical Science, Central South University
Education Level:PhD Graduate
Business Address:Room 516 in Xiaoqian Building, New Xiangya campus
Alma Mater:Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS.
Dr Xu Deng is now an associate professor at Central South University. His research is focused on the development of novel bioactive natural product-based therapeutic agents. Specifically, his lab is trying to develop novel chemical tools to enable rapid assembly of complex bioactive natural product backbone, which further facilitates the drug discovery based on targeted drug delivery or combination therapies, especially in anti-tumor drug discovery. He co-authored more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including 16 first-author/corresponding author papers published in Nature Communications, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Organic Letters, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry et al. He also got 6 provincial/state-level grants, as well as 7 Chinese patents (2 of which were licensed)。