Bio: Dr. Biao Jiang, born in 1962, Chinese, graduated from Lanzhou University in 1983 and received his Ph.D. in 1988. He became a postdoctoral fellow, assistant researcher, and associate researcher at the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, between 1988 and 1994.
He was also a postdoctoral fellow at DuPont in the United States during 1992 to 1994. Since January 1995, he has been a researcher and doctoral supervisor of the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 1997 to 2009, he served as the Deputy Director, Executive Deputy Director, and Director of the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 2009 to 2017, he served as the Deputy Director of the Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Between 2012 and 2018, he was a Distinguished Professor and served as the Executive Director of the Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies, ShanghaiTech University. Starting from 2017, Dr. Jiang has served as the Director of Chinese Academy of Sciences Innovation Cooperation Center (Bangkok). He is currently the Executive Director of the World Laureates Association. He served as the Co-Chair of the Chemical Technical Options Committee of the Ozone Layer Secretariat of the United Nations Environment Programme between 2015 and 2019. In 2009, he was elected as a member of the International Committee (RAC) of RIKEN.
He was also used to be a member of the Academic Degree Evaluation Group of Chemistry of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, member of the Shanghai Academic Degrees Committee, member of the Evaluation Committee of the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Group of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Director of the Organic Chemistry Department of the Chinese Chemical Society.
Dr. Jiang has published over 300 academic papers in journals such as Nature, Science, Cell, Plant Cell, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Chem. Adv., Chem. Commun., Org. Lett. He has been granted 200 patents, including over 10 patents granted by IP offices in the Europe, USA, and Japan. Nearly 140 patented technologies were transferred or licensed to enterprises for commercialization. He was the Associate Editor of the "Encyclopedia of Natural Products of Traditional Chinese Medicine"(12 volumes), " that systematically studied and comprehensively collected Chinese Medicine Natural Products and their active effects on a large scale. The encyclopedia covers more than 8,900 kinds of traditional Chinese medicines, nearly 30,000 compounds, and about 30 million words. It is by far the most authoritative work on natural products of traditional Chinese medicine at home and abroad.