Zusen Fan

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Zusen Fan, Professor, Mentor for Ph.D candidates. Deputy Director of the CAS Key Laboratory for Infection and Immunity, CAS Center for Excellence in Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, CAS. Dr. Fan obtained Ph.D degree in the Medical School of Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1998, and then got postdoctoral training in Harvard Medical School, and promoted Instructor of Harvard University in 2003. Eventually he was recruited to the Institute of Biophysics of CAS as “Hundred Talents Project” professor in 2004. In 2005, he got the National Outstanding Youth Grant from NSFC. In 2006, he was granted as the National Talents of “Hundred-Thousand-Tenthousand Program”. In 2014, he was granted with Tan Jiazhen Life Sciences Innovation Award. In 2014, he was selected as Outstanding Professor of the CAS University. Fan Lab focuses on these three major research fields: 1) Innate immununity; 2) Non-coding RNA and immune regulation; 3) Mechanisms of self-renewal of cancer stem cells and tumor immunotherapy. Dr. Fan has published over 100 papers, including Cell (2), Immunity (2), Nat Immunology (6), etc. Dr. Fan is also devoted to academic services by serving as an editor of Cell Mol Immunol, editorial board member of Life Sciences, Precision Med and Prog Biochim Biophy.