Luo  

 Luo, Tuoping Ph.D.  
 2013-present, Provisional Principal Investigator, Peking University-Tsinghua University Joint Center for Life Sciences
 2013-present, Principal Investigator, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University
 
OBJECTIVES:
1) Exploring and applying novel chemical reactions with the goal to advance synthetic organic chemistry and chemical biology
2) Collaborating with biology research groups to shed light on intriguing problems in life sciences
3) Discovering innovative approaches to address the demanding medical needs of human beings
 
EDUCATION:
2011–2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, H3 Biomedicine Inc., Research advisor: Dr. John Yuan Wang
2005–2011 Ph.D. in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University; Chemical Biology Program, Broad Institute, Research advisor: Professor Stuart L. Schreiber
2001–2005 B.S. in Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Research advisor: Professor Zhen Yang
 
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
2011–2013 Participated in several projects towards the development of genomic medicine in the oncology field under the guidance of Dr. John Yuan Wang
2010–2013 Designed and managed natural product total synthesis projects in collaboration with Professors Zhen Yang and Yefeng Tang
2008–2011 Screened and developed potent STK33 kinase inhibitors for probing KRAS-dependent cancer cells under the guidance of Professors Stuart L. Schreiber and Todd R. Golub
2006–2008 Developed novel gold-catalyzed cascade reactions under the guidance of Professor Stuart L. Schreiber
2005–2006 Synthesized HDAC inhibitors in collaboration with Dr. Weiping Tang under the guidance of Professor Stuart L. Schreiber
2002–2005 Designed and conducted the syntheses of heterocyclic libraries based on multicomponent reactions under the guidance of Professor Zhen Yang
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Fall 2008–2009 Chem 201—Organic synthesis towards genomic medicine (Harvard University graduate-level course), Teaching assistant
Fall 2006–2007 Chem 15—Organic chemistry lab (Harvard University undergraduate-level course), Teaching assistant
Spring 2005–2006 Chem 7—General chemistry (Harvard University undergraduate-level course), Teaching assistant
 
DISTINCTIONS:
·Gold Medal, the 33rd International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO), Bombay, India (2001)
·The Highest Academic Scholarship: Mingde Scholarship, Peking University (2001-2004, four years)
·Chun-Tsung (Hui-Chun Chin & Tsung-Dao Lee) Scholar, Chinese Undergraduate Research Endowment (2003-2004)
·AstraZeneca Graduate Fellowship in Organic Chemistry (2007-2008, selected by faculties in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University)
·Feiser Prize Lecture nomination (2007-2008, selected by students and postdocs in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University)
·Finalist in JBS Academic Excellence Award (2010)