• SLST lab reveals a novel function of Occludin, a traditional tight junction protein
    The latest research by Associate Professor Lyu Pengfei’s group at SLST has found that the traditional tight junction component Occludin plays a crucial regulatory role in lipid droplet secretion, one of the fundamental cellular behaviors. On January 18th, 2022, the work from Lyu's lab was published online in PLOS Biology, in an article entitled “Occludin is a target of Src kinase and promote...
    2022-01-19
  • The ShanghaiTech 4th Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summit successfully held
    On December 24, the Carnival Event of the 4th Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summit (IES) was held in the Conference Center. This year, the IES was co-organized by Shanghai Clinical Research and Trial Center and lasted for 3 months, including 4 startup-practice lectures, 3 different industrial innovation specialties (physical science specialty, life science specialty and information science spe...
    2021-12-31
  • Researchers identify novel host factors of rhinovirus
    Recently, Assistant Professor Liu Jia’s group at SIAIS along with his collaborator, Professor Qu Jieming at Ruijin Hospital and the Institutes of Respiratory Diseases of Shanghai Jiao Tong University designed a novel surfaceome CRISPR library and identified OLFML3 as a novel host factor of rhinovirus (RV). They found that OLFML3 could promote RV infection by antagonizing type I interferon (IFN) s...
    2021-12-29
  • Assistant Professor Liu Wei of SPST selected as one of the Highly Cited Researchers for 2021
    Recently, Clarivate Analytics released the list of Highly Cited Researchers for the year of 2021. A total of 6,602 scientists from more than 70 countries have been selected. The highly cited papers of the selected scientists on the list have a cited frequency in the top 1% of their disciplines, reflecting their significant academic influence among their peers. Assistant Professor Liu Wei of SPST w...
    2021-12-24
  • Important progress in the study of stochastic nonlinear Schrödinger equation
    The stochastic nonlinear Schrödinger equation is one of the most interesting and influential research directions in the field of partial differential equations in recent decades. Assistant Professor Yue Haitian at IMS with his collaborators have made important progress in this direction. The research results were published in the November 17 issue of Inventiones Mathematicae, one of the four ...
    2021-12-08
  • In Memoriam: Richard Lerner, Distinguished Adjunct Professor and the Founding Director of SIAIS, ShanghaiTech University
    Richard Lerner, Distinguished Adjunct Professor and the Founding Director of the Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies (SIAIS) at ShanghaiTech University, passed away on December 2, 2021 in San Diego, USA, at the age of 83.Professor Lerner is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a winner of the Wolf Prize in Ch...
    2021-12-04
  • New algorithm speeds up 3D ultrasound spine imaging
    With the advantages of non-radiation, non-invasive and flexible operation, the 3D ultrasound imaging technique has been greatly refined and applied in medical imaging and diagnosis. In general, the 3D ultrasound imaging system is comprised of a conventional ultrasound probe and a location sensor, which can generate 2D transverse images and the corresponding spatial information needed for the ...
    2021-12-02
  • Delegates from Eye & ENT Hospital of Fudan University visit ShanghaiTech to discuss clinical and basic research cooperation
    On November 17, Zhou Xingtao, President of Eye & ENT Hospital of Fudan University and his colleagues visited ShanghaiTech University. Jiang Ge, Vice President of ShanghaiTech and Zhu Chouwen, Director of Shanghai Clinical Research and Trial Center (SCRTC), attended the discussion.  Wang Haopeng, Assistant Dean of SLST presided over the symposium. More than ten experts and schola...
    2021-11-26
  • Special competition stage of the 4th Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summit comes to the end
    On November 19, as the life science special, (the third competition of the 4th Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summit (IES 2021)) ended, the special competition stage of IES 2021 came to an end. The next part will be the Entrepreneurship Carnival event held in the middle of December, where all participating project leaders can enjoy on-site matchmaking with investors and business executives. Now...
    2021-11-24
  • ShanghaiTech Team GeekPie_HPC ranks a second place in SC21 Student Cluster Competition
    On November 19, the SC21 (Super Computing Conference 2021) Student Cluster Competition came to an end. The GeekPie_HPC team from ShanghaiTech University ranked second among 10 teams in the SC21 Student Cluster Competition Finals, the best result for GeekPie_HPC in the past several years so far. Tsinghua University took the overall winner place this time. The GeekPie_HPC is composed of 10 unde...
    2021-11-23
  • ShanghaiTech team wins the gold medal in iGEM and the global Second Runner Up
     On November 15, the 2021 International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM) global finals came to an end. ShanghaiTech’s team “ShanghaiTech_China” composed of 19 undergraduate students won the gold medal and iGEM global Second Runner Up with their project “Mussel Inspired Biological Operational Material (MIBOM)”. ShanghaiTech’s team is instructed by Associate Professors Ya...
    2021-11-19
  • MARCHing toward the degradation of peroxisomes
    Mitochondria and peroxisomes are widely recognized as independent but functionally close-related organelles. Both are critical for the metabolism of lipids and reactive oxygen species. MARCH5 is a mitochondrion-associated ubiquitin ligase, with a function of regulating mitochondria fission and fusion, so as to maintain a dynamic balance of mitochondria. It also promotes mitophagy and regulates mit...
    2021-11-18
  • New heights of academic brilliance
    ShanghaiTech University is building new infrastructure and creating incentives for research and teaching innovations. As China looks to become carbon-neutral by 2060, new opportunities arise in targeting the largest population in the world for cross-disciplinary research and teaching, according to Yin Jie, Vice President and Provost of ShanghaiTech University. Jointly...
    2021-11-16
  • Discovery of a new mechanism of lipid modulation for voltage-gated potassium channels
      The voltage-gated potassium (Kv) channels promote the outflow of potassium ions in the repolarization phase of the action potential and play a crucial role in regulating the membrane potential of excitable cells in the neuronal and cardiovascular systems. The human Kv channels are composed of 12 subfamilies (Kv1-Kv12), among which Kv7, also known as KCNQ channe...
    2021-11-15