Natural Products Chemistry & Research

ISSN - 2329-6836

Heru Chen

Heru Chen
Professor in Medicinal Chemistry, Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural Products
Jinan University, China


Dr. Chen received his Msc degree in 1992 from Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his Ph. D. from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with Prof. Richard K. Haynes as supervisor. He got postdoctoral training with Prof. Dr. Peter W. Schiller in Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, Canada. He worked as a visiting scholar with Prof. Dr. Jürgen Scherkenbeck in Wuppertal University. Since March 2008, he is a full-time professor in the Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural Products, Jinan University.

Research Interest

My research interests are directed toward total synthesis and structural modification of natural products from Chinese herds, mechanism study of natural products, peptide science, the interface of organic chemistry and cell biology.