Curriculum Vitae

Yun-Bo Shi, Ph.D.

Chief, Section on Molecular Morphogenesis 
ASD (Associate Scientific Director) for Administration and Budget


Institute and LocationDegreeYear ConferredField of Study
Wuhan University, Wuhan, ChinaB.S.09/78 - 07/82Chemistry
Wuhan University, Wuhan, ChinaGraduate Student08/82 - 06/83Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley, CAPh. D. (JE Hearst)07/83 - 04/88Biophysical Chemistry
Carnegie Institution, Baltimore, MDPostdoc (DD Brown)07/88 - 05/92Developmental Molecular Biology


2008Van Meter Award, American Thyroid Association
2009NIH Asian & Pacific Islander American Organization (APAO) Award for outstanding accomplishments in biomedical research
2011Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service, Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
2012Elected AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Fellow
2022Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award, American Thyroid Association
2021-2023President, North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology (NASCE) (2019-2021, Vice-President/President-Elect)
1983-4Predoctoral fellowship from the Ministry of Education, China
2003Plenary speaker, Amphibian and Reptilian Endocrinology and Neurobiology Symposium, Jeju, Korea
2007Member, Senior Biomedical Research Service (SBRS), NIH
2009Keynote Lecturer, International Symposium on Amphibian and Reptile Endocrinology and Neurology (ISAREN 2009), Berlin, Germany
2010-11Treasurer, Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
2010-13Council of the North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology (NASCE)
2012-13Council member, Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
2015Plenary Lecture, Third Meeting of the North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology (NASCE 2015), Canada
2018State-of-the-Art lecture, the 2018 Congress of the Asia and Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology (AOSCE), Sydney, Australia
2015-2019Chair, Awards Committee, North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology
2017-2020Chair, ENDA (Endocrinology-A Merit) Review Panel, Veteran’s Administration
2020Keynote Speech, International Conference on Cell and Experimental Biology (CEB-2020)
2021-2023The Council of the International Federation of Comparative Endocrinological Societies (IFCES)
2015-Council of the North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology (NASCE)

Editor/Editorial Boards

2009-2011Editorial Board, Molecular Endocrinology
2010-2012Editor, Current Topics in Developmental Biology (CTDB), volume on "Animal Metamorphosis".
2008-2013Editorial board, Journal of Biological Chemistry
2005-2015Editorial board, Developmental Dynamics
2016-2019Editorial board, Endocrinology
2010-2019Editor-in-Chief, Cell & Bioscience
1996-Cell Research: Editorial Board (1996-); Editor (2007-2010); Associate Editor-In-Chief (2002-2006); Regional Editor (U.S.) (1997-2002).
2001-Editorial Academy, International Journal of Molecular Medicine
2004-Editorial board, Histology and Histopathology
2008-Editorial Board, Thyroid
2015-Review Editor, Editorial Board of Thyroid Endocrinology (specialty section of Frontiers in Endocrinology).
2020-Editor, Development, Growth, and Differentiation (DGD)
2021-Review Editor, Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology - Cell Growth and Division
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