• Bao-liang Song, Wuhan University, China

Bao-Liang Song received his B.S. degree from Nanjing University in 1997, and Ph.D. diploma from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2002. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Brown-Goldstein lab in UT Southwestern Medical Center from 2002 to 2005. In 2005, he moved to Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences at Chinese Academy of Sciences as a Principle Investigator. Since 2014, he worked as a professor and the Dean of College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University. He focuses on cholesterol metabolism and his major contributions are: 1) identifying a new cholesterol transport way through lysosome-peroxisome-ER membrane contacts; 2) elucidating the molecular pathway of intestinal cholesterol absorption; 3) revealing the mechanism of feedback regulation of cholesterol biosynthesis; 4) identifying the mechanism and function of cholesterylation of Smoothened (SMO) in the Hedgehog pathway.

Lab Web: http://www.bio.whu.edu.cn/info/1191/4356.htm

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