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Liu Junyi



Liu Junyi 

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University

Professor of Organic Chemistry


Main Responsibilities

Managing and overseeing the overall development of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and developing its mission and vision; in charge of areas including International Cooperation, Human Resources and Constructive Programs of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.


1970-1974, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Beijing Medical University, China, MajorMedicinal Chemistry, B. Sc.

1990-1995,  Department of Chemistry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, M. Sc, PhD., SupervisorProf. B. T. Golding. (MajorMedicinal Chemistry)

1995-1998, Department of Chemistry and Anticancer Research Unit, University of Newcastle, England, Postdoctor, SupervisorProf. B. T. Golding, Dr. R. J. Griffin. (Anticancer Drug Design.)

Professional Experiences

1975-1978, Assistant, Department of Organic Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China.

1978-1981,  Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Kunming Medical University, Kunming, China.

1981-1989, Lecture, Department of Organic Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China.

1998-present, Associate Professor, Professor, Department of Chemical Biology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China.

2004-2005, Executive Vice Dean of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University.

2005-2016, Dean of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University. 

Research Areas

Design, synthesis and evaluation of anticancer, antiviral and neuroprotective agents; organic synthesis ; study on methionine synthase structure and function; the chemistry of vitamin B12.