Xiaoyu Tang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Institute of Chemical Biology

Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Xiaoyu Tang is an Assistant Professor in the newly established Shenzhen Bay Laboratory. Dr. Tang completed his doctoral training at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany). He did his post-doctoral training at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and J. Craig Venter Institute working with Dr. Bradley S. Moore and Dr. Anna Edlund. Before joining Scripps-SZBL, he was a Scientist at the leading synthetic biology company Ginkgo Bioworks in Boston. He is a recipient of the 2014 PHOENIX Pharmaceutics Science Award (Germany). Over the years, he has developed numerous genome mining techniques that are now standard in the biosynthetic community. His laboratory@SZBL employs a multidisciplinary approach to identify and characterize small molecules from microbes. He has been a young editorial board member for the journal Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines (CJNM, Elsevier ).