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Haian Fu's Biography

Haian Fu, Professor and Director

Haian Fu, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, Hematology & Medical Oncology, is the Director of the Emory Chemical Biology Discovery Center and Leader of the Discovery & Developmental Therapeutics Program at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
He serves on two national steering committees in the US, the National Cancer Institute’s Chemical Biology Consortium (CBC) Steering Committee and the NCI Cancer Target Discovery & Development (CTD2) Network Steering Committee. Dr. Fu is the President of the International Chemical Biology Society.
Dr. Fu received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989 after BS from Anhui University, carried out his postdoctoral training at Harvard University where he became an Instructor in 1991, and joined the Department of Pharmacology of Emory University in 1994.
Dr. Fu’s research focuses on protein-protein interactions in signal transduction, targeting these interactions for drug discovery, and collaborating with physician scientists to translate such bench research to clinical applications. Beside publishing original research in prestigious journals, Dr. Fu edited the widely-circulated books on “Protein-Protein Interactions” (2004) and “Chemical Genomics” (2012) and serves as Associate Editor for “Molecular Pharmacology”.
He has been recognized by various honors including the PhRMA Faculty Development Award, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund New Investigator Award, the GRA Distinguished Investigator Award, the Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, and teaching/mentor awards from Emory University (2000, 2006, and 2011).
He served on various national and international review panels, including the US NIH site visit team for NCI laboratories, Chinese Academy of Sciences site visit team, UK Cancer Research review panel, and Canadian Genomics Review Panel.
2012-2-1 Held position of President of the Chemical Biology Society

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