Yan-Bo Yang, Ph.D., President&CEO, BioPharmaDev, Inc.
Dr. Yan-Bo Yang has 30 years strong experiences in chemical analyses and purification of both small pharmaceutical compounds and large biologics; generic drug product developments; cGMP, regulations and compliances; and project management. Dr. Yang is an expert in chromatography theory, chromatography column technology and
Dr. Michael Ye is the R&D Manager of Liquid Separation Department in Supelco, a division of Sigma-Aldrich. He has over 20 years experience in chromatographic analysis and separation including over 10 years experience in separation product research and development. He received his bachelor's degree from the Department of Chemistry, Lanzhou University and Ph.D. from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China. He has a MBA degree from Colorado State University.
Dr. Tao Jiang is an expert in HPLC, GC and LC/MS with more than 20 years of research experience in separation media, instrumentation and their applications in pharmaceutical field. Currently she is a technical fellow in R&D at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Jiang has published 23 papers, two book chapters, and 34 patents/patent applications; she has delivered more than 50 conference presentations. She received her M.S. in Organic
Dr. Chuping Luo is the Senior Research Scientist in Advanced Materials Technology. His interests includes developing new chromatographic stationary phases and application methods for bio-separation and small molecules.
From 2010 to 2015, Dr. Luo was the Principal Scientist in Waters Corporation, where he developed many critical methods in solving the applications in Supercritical Fluid Chromatography
Dr. Zhang received his B.S. from Lanzhou University, China and his M.S. from the Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He joined Purdue University in 1996, and worked in Dr. Fred E. Regnier’s laboratory. After receiving his Ph.D. degree in 2001, Dr. Zhang joined Beyond Genomics, Inc., a systems biology company in Boston, to develop bioanalytical and bioinformatics platforms for disease biomarker discovery and validation. In 2004, Dr. Zhang returned to Purdue University as the Director of
Agilent Technologies (from 1997 to current)
Column R&D, HPLC column expert
· Developed HPLC column packing materials such as 1.8 µm totally porous particles,
Dr. Baomin Xin, Executive Director, Bioanalytical Services Dept. at WuXi AppTec, obtained his PhD under Professor Milton L Lee at Brigham Young University (BYU). During his PhD research, he was one of the chief designers who design and built an orthogonal extraction time-of-flight mass spectrometer. He designed, and made the mechanical drawings of, the inlet assembly, including the main flange, RF-only quadrupole focusing lens set, inter-quad lens, DC/RF quads set, and exit slit. Outstanding
College: Yale University, 1973
M.S.: U. of Nebraska Medical Center (Biochemistry, 1977).
Ph.D.: Purdue U. (Biochemistry, 1980). Advisor: Fred Regnier. Thesis work: Development of HPLC packing materials and techniques for protein applications.
Michael W. Dong, PhD. Born in Shanghai and raised in Hong Kong, Michael is a principal consultant at MWD Consulting (www.mwd-consulting.com). He was formerly senior scientist at Genentech, Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry and QC, research director at Synomics Pharma (CRO), research fellow at Purdue Pharma, and senior staff scientist at Applied Biosystems / Perkin-Elmer. He holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from City University of New York and a certificate in Biotechnology
Dr. Yi He studied applied chemistry and environmental chemical engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China and analytical chemistry in National University of Singapore (NUS) before completing her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry in 2004 at the City University of New York (CUNY). She took a position as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of CUNY in fall 2004 and was promoted to full professor in 2016. During 2012-13, Dr. He worked as a guest researcher
UCLA: Postdoctoral 1991-1992.
Harvard University: Ph.D., 1991.
Lanzhou University: B.Sc. in Chemistry, 1984.
Huqun Liu, Committee Member
Dr. Perry G. Wang is a chemist in the Office of Regulatory Science, US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA). His interests include analytical method development and validation for drugs and constituents of foods and cosmetic products using advanced instrumentation. His expertise focuses on high throughput drug analysis by LC/MS/MS. His current research focuses on developing analytical methods for constituents in cosmetics and dietary supplements by GC/MS/MS and LC/MS/MS.
Dr. Weng is Scientific Director, Janssen Fellow, and Head of East Coast Bioanalytical Chemistry and Pharmacokinetics, Janssen Research & Development, Johnson and Johnson, Spring House, PA, USA. In addition to support various programs at Janssen, current research interests of his group include novel bioanalytical quantitation for biomarkers, protein/peptides, and novel drug conjugates and unique formulations. Dr. Weng has over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications,
Jerry Wang, Ph.D; President and CTO, Bonna-Agela Technologies; Adjunct Professor of Nankai University; Principle Investigator of Tianjin International Institute for Biopharmaceutical Research.
Obtained BS. in 1985 from the Department of Chemistry, Nankai University, and Ph.D in 1991 from the Department of Chemistry, University of Montpellier (France). Under the supervision of Prof. Robert Corriu, a member of French Academy of Science, he was
Chao Yan, Ph.D.
Unimicro Technologies, Inc.,
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Dr. Frank J. Yang earned his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Utah under the supervising of Professor Calvin J. Giddings in 1973. In 1976, Dr. Yang joined Varian Associates Walnut Creek Division, California where he became Manager for the Chromatography Research Group. During his 10 years association with Varian, he had involved and was responsible for the development of 3000 series gas chromatograph, 5500 Series liquid chromatograph, and capillary column GC
Edward Yeung received his A.B. in chemistry from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley. Since then, he has been on the chemistry faculty at Iowa State University, where he is currently Robert Allen Wright Professor and Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences. His research interests span both spectroscopy and chromatography. He was an Associate Editor of Analytical
Dr. Kelly Zhang is a Senior Scientist and Group Leader in Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry at Genentech. Prior to joining Genentech, she worked at Allergan and Pfizer. Kelly has 15 years of pharmaceutical industry experience leading analytical activities of drug development from discovery to NDA for therapies in oncology such as Cotellic™ (Cobimetinib), immunology, ophthalmology and metabolic diseases etc. She serves as Subject Matter of Expert in analytical method
Prof. Yukui Zhang