CV

Name
Junying Yuan
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Address
Department of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School
240 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Phone
617 432-4170
Fax
617.432.4177
Email
Education
1982  BS in Biochemistry. Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
1989  Ph.D. in Neuroscience. Harvard University (Neuroscience). Advisor: H. Robert Horvitz.
Professional Positions
1990-1993  Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
1990-1996  Assistant Geneticist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cardiovascular Research Center.
1993-1996  Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
1996-1997  Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
1997-2000  Associate Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
2000-Present Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
2014-present Elizabeth D. Hay Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
Honors and Awards
1985-1989 Ryan Fellowship, Harvard Medical School.
1994  Wilson S. Stone Memorial Award, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas.
1999  SCBA Outstanding Young Investigator Award.
1996-2000  American Heart Established Investigator.
2002  Innovator Award for Breast Cancer Research.
2003  Mentoring Award, BBS Graduate Program, Harvard Medical School.
2005  NIH Director’s Pioneer Award.
2006  International Cell Death Society Award.
2007  Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
2010  Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Sciences.
2013 Agilent Technologies Thought Leader Award
2017 Member, the National Academy of Sciences (US)
Professional Societies
1990-present  Member of the American Association for Advancement of Science.
1997-present  Member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
1998-present  Member of the Society for Neuroscience.
1999-present  Member of the American Society for Cell Biology.
1999-present  Member of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America.
Other Professional Activities
2000-2005  Member of the Steering Committee on Cancer Cell Biology in the Dana-Faber/Harvard Cancer Center Program.
2001-2004  Trustee of the Harvard Center for Neurodegeneration and Repair.
2002-2005  Member of the HMS Committee on Promotions, Reappointments and Appointments.
2004-2005  Treasurer of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America.
2004-2006  Member of the Advisory Board for the Harvard Center for Neurodegeneration and Repair.
2005-2007  Advisor of the Paul Glenn Advisory Committee on Aging.
2007-present  Founding Board member. The Rosalind Franklin Society.
2007-2012 Member of the Women in Cell Biology Committee. The American Society for Cell Biology.
Editorial Boards
1996-1998  Editorial Board, Current Biology
1999-2004  Associate Editor, Genes to Cells
1999-2002  Editorial Board, Journal of Cell Biology
2000-2004  Reviewing Editor, Journal of Neuroscience
2002-2004  Receiving Editor, Cell Death and Differentiation
2003-2016  Senior Editor, Journal of Cell Biology
2017-present Editorial Board, Journal of Cell Biology
2010-present Editorial Board, Cell Death & Diseases
Chairperson/Organizers
2000  The AACR Special Conference on Programmed Cell Death Regulation: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities. Lake Tahoe, CA
2003  Joint Retreat for the Programs of Cell Biology, Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer in the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. Harvard Medical School.
2003  Cold Spring Harbor Annual Meeting on Programmed Cell death.
2003  An Open Debate on the Open Access Publication. Harvard Medical School.
2005  Cold Spring Harbor Annual Meeting on Programmed Cell death.
2007  Keystone Symposium on Apoptotic and Non-apoptotic cell death pathways.
2007  Cold Spring Harbor Annual meeting on Cell Death.
Honorary Lectureships
2004  Distinguished Lecture Series. Harvard School of Public Health.
2005  William Bier Endowed Lecture at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
2005  Presidential Seminar. Sloan-Ketter Cancer Institute. New York.