Director, China Regional Research Centre，International Centre of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Dr. Nathan Yang obtained his PhD from the Second Military Medical University of China in Shanghai and went abroad to the United States as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene & Public Health Division of Toxicology for one year. He then spent five years at USA National Cancer Institute (NCI) Laboratory of Immune Cell Biology as a visiting fellow. He worked as a Staff Scientist in different laboratories in the National Cancer Institute including the Laboratory of Immune Cell Biology, Regulation of Cell Growth Laboratory, Laboratory of Protein Dynamics and Signaling, and Cancer and Developmental Biology Laboratory.
He returned to China in 2015 and worked as the Principle Investigator at Center for Systems Medicine in the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Suzhou Institute of Systems Medicine. He is now the director of China Regional Research Centre，International Centre of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. Dr. Nathan Yang taught Pathophysiology for undergraduates and medical students for years, and has made significant contributions in the areas of T cell apoptosis, ubiquitination and targeting the ubiquitin system for cancer treatment.