报 告 人：王鹏 南开大学 教授
Peng George Wang obtained his B.S. Degree in Chemistry from Nankai University, China in 1984 and his Ph.D. Degree in organic/bioorganic chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) in 1990. He then conducted postdoctoral research in UCB and in Scripps Research Institute from 1991 to 1994. He started his independent academic career at the University of Miami in 1994 and then moved to Wayne State University in 1997, where he was promoted to full Professor. From 2003 - 2011, he worked in the Departments of Biochemistry and Chemistry at the Ohio State University as an endowed Ohio Eminent Scholar on Macromolecular Structure and Function. In 2011, he took his current endowed position as a Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) Eminent Scholar on Glycoscience in the department of chemistry at Georgia State University.
The main research focus in the Wang lab is in Glycoscience on glycobiology, glycochemistry, glycoanalysis, glycomics, medicinal chemistry and chemical biology, with emphasis on cancer immunotherapy, small molecule drug discovery, carbohydrate-based vaccines, as well as glycopeptide and glycoprotein drugs. The Wang lab has published 404 peer-reviewed research papers/reviews with a google scholar h index factor of 54. Professor Wang has edited seven books and has 6 issued US patents. In 1999, Wang received the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. In 2002 Professor Wang was the Horace S. Isbell Awardee from the Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry of the American Chemical Society. In 2012 he was elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow.