Shuli You was born in Henan, China (1975), and received his B.S. degree in chemistry from the Nankai University, China (1996). He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in 2001 (advisor: Professor Lixin Dai) before doing postdoctoral studies with Professor Jeffery W. Kelly at The Scripps Research Institute. Since 2004, he has been working at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation as a Principal Investigator before returning to SIOC in 2006. His research interests mainly focus on enantioselective direct C-H bond functionalization and catalytic asymmetric dearomatization reaction. He is the recipient of CAPA Distinguished Faculty Award (2008), the CCS Young Chemist Award (2008), Thieme Chemistry Journals Award (2010), the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2010), the Third CCS-RSC Young Chemist Award (2011), AstraZeneca Excellence in Chemistry Award (2011), and the Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (Japan and Singapore, 2012).
Biography Updated on 11 October 2012