About the author
Dr. Yuemao Shen received his B. Sc. degree in Chemistry from Anhui Normal University in 1986, M.Sc. in natural products chemistry from Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB) of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1989. He went to Floss Lab at the University of Washington (UW) as a visiting Scientist and became a joint Ph. D. student of KIB and UW in 1995, and received his Ph. D. degree in Botany from KIB of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999. Before joining the faculty of Shandong University in 2010, he was an intern Researcher (1989-1991), assistant Researcher (1991-1995), associate Researcher (1998-1999) and Researcher (1999-2004) in KIB, and Professor in Xiamen University (2004-2010). Being a professor of Shandong University, Dr. Shen’s research interests focus on isolation, structure elucidation, and biosynthesis of natural products with anti-infective or antitumor activities.
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