Professor LIU Xuewei

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Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology

PhD in Chemistry,  University of Southern California

BSc and MSc in Chemistry, China Agricultural University

 

Senior Research Scientist, Chugai Pharma USA

Research Scientist, Proctor & Gamble Pharmaceuticals


School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences, College of Science

Nanyang Technological University

E-mail: xuewei@ntu.edu.sg

Office: SPMS-CBC-05-02; Telephone: (65) 6316 8901

 

 

Awards and Honors

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2011

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2009

2007

2006

The 7th Asian Core Program (ACP) Lectureship Award (to China)

CoS Collaborative Research Award

The 6th Asian Core Program (ACP) Lectureship Award (to Taiwan)

The 6th Asian Core Program (ACP) Lectureship Award (to Korea)

Young Researcher Award

Excellent Presentation Award, Thailand

The 1st Asian Core Program (ACP) Lectureship Award (to Japan)

Presentation at international venues

67 Invited talks including: 8 plenary talks (fully financially supported by the organizer) and 9 keynote talks (partially financially supported by the organizer) in major international conferences held in USA, Canada, Germany, China and Japan; 14 award lectures

1.         Co-Chair and invited keynote speaker, “Synthesis of Antimicrobial Peptides, Glycopeptides and Peptidoglycans”, International Conference on Cellular & Molecular Bioengineering (ICCMB4), Singapore, 4-6 January, 2017.

2.         Invited speaker, the 14th International Symposium for Chinese Organic Chemists (ISCOC) and the 11th International Symposium for Chinese Inorganic Chemists (ISCIC), Singapore, 8-10 Dec., 2016.

3.         Session chair and invited speaker, “Dual Native Chemical Ligation: New Methods for Peptide and Glycopeptide Synthesis”, P2S2 Symposium, Singapore, 8-9 December, 2016.

4.         Session chair and invited keynote speaker, “Quick Assembly of Glycosides and Glycoproteins: General Tactics and New Glycosylation Methods”, The XXVIII International carbohydrate symposium, New Orleans, USA, July 17-22, 2016.

5.         Invited speaker, “Glycochemistry and Glycobiology”, Dalian Institute of Chemistry and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, China, 6 April, 2016.

6.         Invited speaker, “Glycochemistry and Glycobiology”, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China, 8 April, 2016.

7.         Invited speaker, “Glycobiology-Oriented Synthesis”, NanjingTech University, Nanjing, China, 11 April, 2016.

8.         Invited speaker, “Glycobiology-Oriented Synthesis”, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, China, 12 April, 2016.

9.         Invited speaker, “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, 6th ICBE—International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering, Singapore, 5-7 January, 2016.

10.       Invited keynote speaker, “Exploring and Exploiting Carbohydrate-lectin Interactions”, PacifiChem, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 15-20 December, 2015.

11.       Co-organiser, The 7th International Peptide Symposium, at Breakthrough Theatre, Matrix, Biopolis, Singapore, 9-11 December, 2015

12.       Invited speaker, “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, School of Pharmacy and School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, China, 6 April, 2015.

13.       Invited speaker, “New Glycosylation Methods and Glycobiology”, School of Pharmacy, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, 8 April, 2015.

14.       Invited keynote speaker, “Acceptor-controlled Stereoselective Glycosylation”, The 1st Symposium of Carbohydrate Synthesis (首届糖合成化学高峰论坛), Nanchang, China, 10-11 April, 2015.

15.       Invited speaker, “New Glycosylation Methods and Glycobiology”, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi-An, China, 16 April, 2015.

16.       Invited speaker, “New Glycosylation Methods & New Glycosylated Nanodevice Interfacing with Living Cells”, 8th Singapore International Chemistry Conference, U-Town, Singapore, 14-17 December, 2014.

17.       Invited speaker, “The Intriguing Dual-Directing Effect of 2-Cyanobenzyl Ether for Highly Stereospecific Glycosylation Reaction”, ICCEOCA-9/NICCEOCA-5, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 1-4 December, 2014.

18.       Invited speaker, “Novel Glycosylated Nanodevices Interfacing with Living Cells”, Singapore Sensor Centre Inaugural networking workshop, NUS, Singapore, 26 July, 2014.

19.       Session chair and invited keynote speaker, “New Glycosylation Methods & New Glycosylated Nanodevice Interfacing with Living Cells”, Society for Glycobiology (SFG) & Japanese Society of Carbohydrate Research (JSCR) Joint Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 16-19 November, 2014.

20.       Invited plenary speaker, “Efficient Synthesis of Oligosaccharides and Biosensors based on Carbohydrate-Lectin Interactions”, Symposium on Glycobiology & Glycobiotechnology, Xi-An, China, 16-19 July, 2014.

21.       Invited plenary speaker, “New Glycosylation Methods and New Glycosylated Nanodevices Interfacing with Living Cells”, The 15th Tetrahedron Symposium Asia, Singapore Expo, Singapore, 28-31 October, 2014.

22.       Invited speaker, “Stereoselective Glycosylation Methods and Their Application in Oligosaccharide Synthesis”, the 5th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,16-18 June, 2014.

23.       Invited speaker, “Stereoselective Glycosylation and Its Use in the Synthesis of Carbohydrates and Natural Products”, 2014 Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) annual conference, Vancouver, Canada, 1-5 June, 2014.

24.       Invited speaker, “Interfacing Glycosylated Nanodevice with Living Cells: From Biosensing to Drug Delivery”. the Asia-Canada Glycoscience Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, 31 May-1 June, 2014

25.       Invited speaker, “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Wuhan, China, 21 April, 2014.

26.       Invited speaker, “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, School of Pharmacy, Wuhan, China, April 22, 2014.

27.       Invited speaker, “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, Huazhong Agricultural University, School of Chemistry, Wuhan, China, 23 April, 2014.

28.       Invited speaker, “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 24 April, 2014.

29.       Invited speaker, “New Glycosylation Methods”, 27th International Carbohydrate Symposium, Bangalore, India, 12-17 January, 2014.

30.       Invited keynote speaker, “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, Singapore – South Korea Symposium on Glycomics, BioProcessing Institute, A*STAR, Singapore, 13 February, 2014.

31.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2012) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Beijing University, China, 9 September, 2013.

32.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2012) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, School of Pharmacy, Beijing University, 11 Sept., 2013.

33.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2012) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 12 September, 2013.

34.       Invited speaker, “Design and Synthesis of New Therapeutic Agents for Cancers”, Shandong University, China, 2-5 September, 2013.

35.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2011) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, 5 August, 2013.

36.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2011) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, POSTECH, Busan, Korea, 6 August, 2013.

37.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2011) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, Sungkyunkyan University, Suwon, Korea, 8 August, 2013.

38.       Invited speaker, “Carbohydrates – The Next Biomolecular Frontiers”, Southwest University, Chongqing, China, 2 July, 2013.

39.       Invited plenary speaker, “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, Gordon Conference, Mt Snow, Vermont, USA, June 16-21, 2013.

40.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2011) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan, 14, May, 2013.

41.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2011) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 15 May, 2013.

42.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2011) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 16 May, 2013.

43.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2011) Tour: “Glycosciences: From Synthetic Methods to Glycobiology”, National Sun Yat Sen University, Taiwan, 17 May, 2013.

44.       Invited plenary speaker, “Carbohydrate-Lectin Interaction in Glycoscience”, 7th Glycan Forum Berlin, Germany, 20-22 March, 2013.

45.       Invited speaker, “New Methods for Carbohydrate Synthesis”, Yunnan University, Kunming, China, 19-22 June, 2012.

46.       Invited plenary talk,Stereoselective Synthesis of Carbohydrates and Natural Products via Facial Control”, 12th International Symposium for Chinese Organic Chemists (ISCOC) and 9th International Symposium for Chinese Organic Chemists (ISCIC), Lanzhou, Gansu, China, 19–22 August, 2012.

47.       Invited keynote speaker, “Stereoselective Glycosylation and Its Use in the Synthesis of Carbohydrates and Natural Products”, 26th International Carbohydrate Symposium, Madrid, Spain, 22-27 July, 2012.

48.       Invited speaker, “Stereoselective Glycosylation and Its Use in the Synthesis of Carbohydrates and Natural Products”, 28th Chinese Chemical Society Conference, Chengdu, China, 13-16 April, 2012.

49.       Invited speaker, “New Synthetic Methods in Carbohydrate Chemistry”, Zhejiang Normal University, China, 11 April, 2012.

50.       Invited speaker, “Direct and stereoselective synthesis of a-Linked 1,3-cis-3-aminodeoxyglycosides”, The 6th International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia (ICCEOCA-6), Hong Kong, 11-15 December, 2011.

51.       Invited speaker, “Discovery of Estrogen Receptor Antagonist: Protein-ligand Binding Study”, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, 16-18 June, 2010.

52.       Invited keynote speaker, “Stereoselective Glycosylation and Its Use in the Synthesis of Carbohydrates and Natural Products”, 27th Chinese Chemical Society Conference, Xiamen, China, 19-23 June, 2010.

53.       Invited speaker, “Design and Synthesis of New Therapeutic Agents for Cancers”, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 11-14 May, 2010.

54.       Invited speaker, “Large-scale Fabrication of Wavelike Single-crystal Nanosheets for High-power Lithium Ion Batteries”, 8th International Symposium on New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, Shanghai, China, 11-15 July, 2010.

55.       Invited speaker, “Design and Synthesis of New Therapeutic Agents for Cancers”, NUSUoH Chemistry Bilateral Symposium, NUS, Singapore, 14-15 December, 2009.

56.       Invited speaker, “Conversion of Glucose and Cellulose to DMF, a Potential Additive in Gasoline”, 1st Annual Workshop on Energy Research Organized by ERI@N and NSWU, NTU, Singapore, 6-7 August, 2009.

57.       Invited speaker, “Biomass-derived Gasoline Additive”, 1st Annual Workshop on Energy Research Organized by ERI@N, NTU, Singapore, 2-4 June, 2009.

58.       Invited plenary speaker, Design and Synthesis of New Therapeutic Agents for Cancers”, Combinatorial Chemistry and Chemical Biology toward A New Paradigm for Drug Discovery (CCCB), and 28th Conference on Combinatorial Chemistry (JCCF28), Osaka, Japan, 24-25 September, 2009.

59.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2006) Tour: “An Easy Access to Aminoglycosides via Intramolecular Rh-catalyzed Aziridination of Glycals”, Keio University, Japan, 23 June, 2008.

60.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2006) Tour: “An Easy Access to Aminoglycosides via Intramolecular Rh-catalyzed Aziridination of Glycals”, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 24 June, 2008.

61.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2006) Tour: “An Easy Access to Aminoglycosides via Intramolecular Rh-catalyzed Aziridination of Glycals”, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 25 June, 2008.

62.       Award speaker, Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (2006) Tour: “An Easy Access to Aminoglycosides via Intramolecular Rh-catalyzed Aziridination of Glycals”, RIKEN, Japan, 27 June, 2008.

63.       Invited speaker, “Synthesis of Sugars and Other Neuritogenic Molecules”, 2nd UK-Singapore Symposium – Contemporary Organic Synthesis, Methods and Techniques, Biopolis, Singapore, 15 February, 2008.

64.       Invited speaker, “Sugars in Organic Synthesis and Chemical Biology”, International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals 2007, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 17-21 December, 2007.

65.       Invited speaker, “Intramolecular Rh-catalyzed Aziridination of Glycals: A Novel Direct Access to Aminoglycosides”, PERCH-CIC Congress V, Pattaya city, Thailand, 6-9 May, 2007.

66.       Invited speaker, “Synthetic Study of Chondoitin Sulfate Small Molecules That Stimulate Neuronal Outgrowth”, First International Conference of Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry, Naha-city, Okinawa, Japan, 16-20 October, 2006.

67.       Invited speaker, “Design and Synthesis of Peptidomimetics as MC4R Ligands”, Nanyang Technological University-University of Warwick Symposium, NTU, Singapore, 17 August, 2006.