Recently learnt that professor Zixin Deng, academician of the Chinese academy of sciences and Dean of the School of Life Science and Technology at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. As a renowned Microbiologist in China and the President of the Chinese Society of Microbiology, professor Zixin Deng's election highlights the international counterparts' further recognition and approval of his outstanding contributions in the frontier interdisciplinary field of chemical biology. Professor Zixin Deng led the research team in the chemistry and biology interdisciplinary fields of DNA macromolecular sulfur modification and natural products, constantly exploring new fields and new directions, and becoming a fresh force in this field. A series of systematic, pioneering and innovative studies have been widely concerned and praised at home and abroad, and have continuously produced extensive and in-depth scientific and social impacts.
Professor Zixin Deng repeatedly invited to have a significant impact in the world of Chemical Biology conference and international forum for opening and closing ceremonies keynote speech or special report, a longtime journal "Cell Chemical Biology" editorial board members, the "ACS Chemical Biology", deputy editor and other international authoritative academic journals in many important academic position and made an important contribution for the journal academic quality and development, become our country and international Chemical Biology leader of well-deserved representative cross area.
Founded in 1841, the Royal Society of Chemistry is not only the largest chemical society in Europe, but also one of the most influential in the world. Each year, on the recommendation of experts, the society co-selects British and international scientists who have made contributions to promoting the development of chemistry as its members.