President and Director, The State Key Laboratory of Proteomics
Beijing Proteome Research Center, China
Fuchu He PhD, Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Member of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, founded Beijing Proteome Research Center and China State Key Laboratory of Proteomics and is currently their president and director. He was among the first group of people who founded the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) in 2001 and the first Chinese scientist who led an international consortium to undertake a large scale project to decipher the human liver proteome as the inaugural chair of Human Liver Proteome Project (HLPP), the first proteome project for human organs. He founded the Chinese arm of HUPO (CNHUPO) and is currently the president of Asia Oceania HUPO (AOHUPO). Now he is propelling the campaign of the National Core Facility for Protein Sciences-PHOENIX (Pilot Hub Of ENcyclopediac proteomIX) in China. He received his B.S. degree in Genetics from Fudan University, Shanghai in 1982. Then he earned his M.S. degree in Biochemistry and Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine. As corresponding author, he has published more than 240 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, including Nature Genetics, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Methods, Nature Medicine, Nature Communications, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences etc.
He’s major fields of research are genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and systems biology, especially for human liver.