About the Editors

Editor Emeritus

The Editor Emeritus of Cell Discovery is Dr Gang Pei, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is currently a Principal Investigator at the Center for Excellence in Molecular Cell Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his BSc and MSc from Shenyang College of Pharmacy (China) in 1981 and 1984 respectively, and his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) in 1991. Dr Pei is a world leading expert in the area of GPCR signaling regulation and functions. He has (co)authored over 100 refereed publications and serves for many professional societies in the world, including the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, the Asia-Pacific International Molecular Biology Network, Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine, etc. He is also the Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Cell Research. Dr Li is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Cell Discovery.


The Editor-in-Chief of Cell Discovery is Dr Dangsheng Li. Dr Li is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Cell Research and Cell Discovery and a professor of Center for Excellence in Molecular Cell Science, CAS. He received his BSc from University of Science and Technology of China in 1988, and his PhD from Cornell University Medical College in 1995. He was an Associate Editor of Cell from 2004-2006, and has served as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Cell Research since early 2006. Under the leadership of Drs Gang Pei & Dangsheng Li, Cell Research has rapidly evolved into a premium international journal in molecular & cell biology. Dr Li has received many awards for his excellent work in publishing, such as National Leading Talent in Publishing in 2008, Tan Jiazhen Award of Life Sciences in 2012, and State Award on Publishing in 2013.

Scientific Editors

Lei Cheng (Shanghai)
Education: BSc, Biology, Shanghai Normal University; PhD, Chinese Materia Medica, Shanghai University of TCM

Fangfang Hu (Shanghai)
Education: BSc, Plant Molecular and Developmental Biology, Peking University; PhD, Molecular Biology, University of Southern California; Postdoctoral work, University of California, Berkeley

Shushu Jiang (Shanghai)
Education: BSc, Biology, Nanjing Agricultural University; PhD, Plant pathology and microbiology, University of California, Riverside; Postdoctoral work, the Sainsbury Laboratoy

Jiajun Xu (Shanghai)
Education: BSc, Biology, Nanjing University School of Life Sciences; PhD, Developmental Biology, Center for Excellence in Molecular Cell Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ying Chen (Shanghai)
Education: BSc, Bio-engineering, Shanghai University; PhD, Developmental Biology, University of Bath; Postdoctoral work, University of Minnesota

Jingjing Qian (Shanghai)
Education: BSc, Veterinary Medicine, Northwest A&F University; PhD, Developmental Biology, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Postdoctoral work, Institute of Zoology, CAS

Yan Wang (San Diego)
Education: BSc, Bio-technology, Jilin University; PhD, Microbiology, Institute Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences