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Biography

Shiming Chen, PhD

chen@vision.wustl.edu

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Developmental Biology



Education

  • BBS, Biology, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China., 1982
  • MS, Biochemistry, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China Mentor: Pei-Nan Liu, 1984
  • PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, State University of New York-Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY. Mentor: Robert W. West, Jr., 1992

Training

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Mentor: Donald J. Zack, 1992-1998

Honors

  • National Award for Advanced Science and Technology, China, 1986
  • NRSA postdoctoral fellowship award, NIH., 1994
  • The Albert L. Lehninger Prize for Postdoctoral Investigation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1998
  • Career Development Award, Research to Prevent Blindness., 1998
  • Sybil B. Harrington Scholar Award, Research to Prevent Blindness., 2003
  • Lew R. Wasserman Merit Award, Research to Prevent Blindness., 2009
  • Ophthalmology Research Teacher of the Year, Washington University., 2009
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