Dr. Yang Xu was a postdoc in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Utah, right now she is a structural scientist as well as a group leader at TrueBinding Inc. She obtained a Bachelor of biotechnology at Henan Normal University, China. She acquired her Ph.D. in the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biophysics, China. She was the president of the student union during her Bachelor’s life, she has many years of leadership experience. She has been awarded National Encouragement Scholarship in 2011. She is academically accomplished and has published several articles in high-impact journals. After three years of post-doctoral training, she chose to go to the industry to further her studies in structural biology.
Dr. Yang Xu is interested in fields of research are protein structural and functional study, biochemistry, and drug investment. Her research focuses on designing new novel treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.