Professor Yufen Zhao

Xiamen University, Fujian, China

Prof. Dr. Zhao holds a B.Sc. from Taiwan Tsinghua University (1971), and a Ph.D. from SUNY, USA (1975). She is a Professor of organic chemistry in Tsinghua University since 1988. Prof. Zhao was the youngest female member elected as the academician of the Chinese Academy of Science in 1991. She is also a Professor of chemistry in Xiamen University since 2000. Now she is a member of the Board of International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry, and a member of the Board of International Society of Study on Origin of Life. Her research fields are chemical biology, organo-phosphorus chemistry, origin of life, and medicinal chemistry.