Research Associate Scientist College of Science

Dr. Yong Yang is currently a research associate scientist at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). His research interests include biosensing and nanobiomedicine. Dr. Yang has published ~20 peer-reviewed articles in bioanalytical and biomedical fields, among them the majority are nature index articles. Dr. Yang also won several honors in recent years, such as the Outstanding Young Scholar of GuangDong TeZhi Program, the Member of the Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Overseas High-Caliber Personnel in Shenzhen.

Personal Profile

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Biosensing and molecular diagnostics;
Development of novel strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance.

 

EDUCATION
Ph.D. (Cell Biology), University of Science and Technology of China, 2003-2009
B. S. (Life Sciences), Hubei Normal University, 1999-2003

 

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Research Associate Scientist, Southern University of Science and Technology, 2018-present;
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009-2018
Visiting Scholar, the University of Hong Kong, 2017- 2018
Visiting Scholar, Morehouse School of Medicine, 2006- 2007

 

GRANTS
Single-molecule detection and imaging of ubiquitin-like modifications with genetically-encoded protein tag-based biosensors; National Natural Science Foundation of China, Principal Investigator, 2017-2020.
Molecular delineation of Mis12 complex assembly dynamics during chromosome segregation; National Natural Science Foundation of China, Principal Investigator, 2011-2013.
Quantum dots-based labeling technique to monitor viral invasion and host response; National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), 2011-2015.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS
Shenzhen Overseas Talents-C (2018), Human Resources and Social Security Administration of Shenzhen Municipality
Outstanding Young Scholar in Talents Project(2017),GuangDong TeZhi Program, Guangdong Province
Guangdong Natural Science Award(Second class, 2017), Government of Guangdong Province
Member of the Youth Innovation Promotion Association(2015), Chinese Academy of Sciences
High-Level Professional in Shenzhen(2014), Human Resources and Social Security Administration of Shenzhen Municipality
Shenzhen Natural Science Award(Second class, 2014), Science and Technology Innovation Commission of Shenzhen Municipality

Research

Biosensing and molecular diagnostics;

Development of novel strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance.


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Dr. Yang also won several honors in recent years, such as the Outstanding Young Scholar of GuangDong TeZhi Program, the Member of the Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Overseas High-Caliber Personnel in Shenzhen.

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The Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, seeks outstanding applicants for full-time tenure-track/tenured positions. The positions are open for both junior and senior-level applicants. While exceptional candidates in any area are welcome to apply, the primary focus for this search is in the areas of biomedical/medical imaging, bioMEMS, mechanomedicine, regenerative medicine, wearable devices/wireless monitoring, and biomedical data science. We are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of our academic community. Further information of the department and facilities can be found at http://bme.sustc.edu.cn/.

An outstanding start-up package will be provided for the successful candidate. Applicants must have earned Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or a relevant field, and demonstrated excellent qualifications in research and education. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

All applicants should submit the following documents to bmehr@sustech.edu.cn in PDF format: (1) a detailed resume, (2) a statement of research and teaching interests, (3) up to three representative publications, and (4) the names and contact information of at least three references.

Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the City of Shenzhen, , 17 min by high speed train from Hong Kong. Shenzhen is China's fast-growing city in the past two decades, having become the city with the highest per capita revenue from a fishing village. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of China.

The Southern University of Science and Technology is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution which emphasizes academic excellence and promotes innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The teaching language at SUSTech is bilingual, either English or Mandarin. According to Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2019, SUSTech ranked the 8th in mainland China.

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Contact Address

1088 Xueyuan Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518055, P.R. China

Office Phone

Email

yangy9@sustech.edu.cn

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