• Toshiba (China) Co., Ltd. and NEDO Delegation Visits ShanghaiTech University
    On November 12th, a delegation from Toshiba (China) Co., Ltd. and NEDO visited ShanghaiTech University. Toshiba (China) Chairman Yoichi Miyazaki, the Director of the First Business Promotion Department, Zhang Tong, the Director of the New Business Development Department, Ju Huijuan, the Director of the Beijing Office of NEDO, Shigetaka Takagi, together with Representative Liang Xiao met with Presi...
    2020-11-16
  • Professor Chen Xiuxiong of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences Has Made a Major Breakthrough in the Field of Differential Geometry
    Professor Chen Xiuxiong, the founding director of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, ShanghaiTech University, and Professor Wang Bing of the University of Science and Technology of China, have made major breakthroughs in the field of differential geometry. They successfully proved the Hamilton-Tian Conjecture and the Zero-Order Estimation Conjecture, which are the core conjectures that have b...
    2020-11-11
  • SIAIS Researchers Unveil Structural Basis of Trehalose Recycling by the ABC Transporter LpqY-SugABC
    On October 30, 2020, a research article entitled “Structural basis of trehalose recycling by the ABC transporter LpqY-SugABC” was published in Science Advances by a joint research team led by Prof. Rao Zihe, a Distinguished Adjunct Professor at Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies (SIAIS). This work reported four high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy structure...
    2020-11-11
  • Springer Nature Group visited and an MOU was signed with ShanghaiTech
    Eight delegates from the Springer Nature Group visited ShanghaiTech on Nov. 5, 2020, led by the President, Arnout Jacob, and Vice President Helena Yang. President Jiang Mianheng of ShanghaiTech, together with the Vice President Jiang Ge, the Director of the Library and Information Center Zhang Xiaolin, and the Vice Dean of the School of Physical Science and Technology Liu Zhi co-hosted the meeting...
    2020-11-09
  • SIST Published Multiple Papers at ECCV and ACM MM, 2020
    Recently, the Vision and Data Intelligence Center (VDI) of SIST published 4 papers at the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV, 2020) and 2 papers at the ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM, 2020). ECCV is one of the top three computer vision conferences, focusing on cutting-edge research in computer vision and ACM MM is also a class A conference recommended by the China Com...
    2020-11-05
  • Portrait Unveiling Ceremony for Professor Richard A. Lerner
    On the afternoon of November 2nd, the Portrait Unveiling Ceremony for Richard A. Lerner, Distinguished Adjunct Professor and the Founding Director of SIAIS, was held in the Y Building. Jiang Ge, Vice President of ShanghaiTech and Executive Director of SIAIS welcomed distinguished guests: Roger Kornberg, the 2006 Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry and Professor of Stanford University; Michael Levitt...
    2020-11-03
  • SIST Researchers Make Significant Progress in the Verification of Side-Channel Resistance of Higher-Order Cryptographic Programs
    Professor Song Fu’s research group from the School of Information Science and Technology (SIST) has recently published an article entitled “A Hybrid Approach to Formal Verification of Higher-Order Masked Arithmetic Programs”. This article was published in ACM Transactions on Software Engineering Methodology (ACM TOSEM), one of the two most prestigious software engineering journal...
    2020-11-03
  • Noradrenergic Regulation of Pain by a Novel Type of the Spinal Cord Astrocytes
    Professor Katsuhiko Mikoshiba from the School of Life Science and Technology (SLST) and SIAIS, in collaboration with Professor Makoto Tsuda’s group in Kyushu University, have published research findings in Nature Neuroscience describing a novel type of astrocyte involved in pain regulation: Noradrenergic stimulation aggravates pain through the novel astrocytes, opposite to the classical...
    2020-10-28
  • SLST Lab Discovers a New Mechanism of Vertebrate Epithelium Collective Migration
    A team of scientists led by Professor Lu Pengfei from SLST has discovered a novel multi-step mechanism by which vertebrate epithelium undergoes collective migration. On October 13, 2020 (Beijing time), their work was published online as a research article entitled, Asymmetric stratification-induced polarity loss and coordinated individual cell movements drive directional migration of vertebrate ep...
    2020-10-22
  • IMS Professor Publishes in a Prestigious Journal
    Recently, a research article entitled “Endo-parameters for p-adic classical groups” by Dr. Daniel Skodlerack from the Institute of Mathematical Sciences was published in Inventiones Mathematicae,one of the four most prestigious mathematics journals in the world. The article, completed in collaboration with Dr. Robert Kurinczuk of the Imperial College London and Dr. Shaun Stevens of the Univ...
    2020-10-15
  • ShanghaiTech University Holds the Third Session of the Second University Governing Board
    On October 9th, ShanghaiTech University held the Third Session of the Second University Governing Board. Yang Xiong, Chairman of the University Governing Board, host the session. Members of the University Governing Board, Ding Zhongli, Chen Qun, Zhou Xiaochuan, Fu Chengyu, Zhang Jie, Jiang Mianheng and Li Ruxing attended the session. Yin Jie, Zhu Zhiyuan, Lu Xionggang, Ding Hao and Wu Qi...
    2020-10-15
  • Joint Team Led by SIAIS Professors Richard Lerner and Yang Guang Develops a Full Agonist Antibody Targeting Leptin Receptor
    Since developed in 1980s by Prof. Richard Lerner and Prof. Gregory Winter, 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, combinatorial antibody library technology has been applied in biomedical development and basic science research, etc. Prof. Richard Lerner extended the application of combinatorial antibody to many fields, such as enzyme catalysis, receptor activation and cell fate regulators...
    2020-10-15
  • iHuman Distinguished Professor Kurt Hermann Wüthrich Honored with the 2020 Magnolia Award
    iHuman Institute Distinguished Professor Dr. Kurt Hermann Wüthrich, Nobel  Laureate in Chemistry, was honored with the 2020 Magnolia Award in recognition of his great contributions and achievements in scientific research, and for nurturing and mentoring Chinese young scientists.The Magnolia Award, which has been awarded annually since 1989, was established to commend...
    2020-09-21
  • 3D-STED Super-Resolution Microscopy Unravels the Mystery of Astrocytes at the Tripartite Synaptic Function
     Professor Katsuhiko Mikoshiba from SIAIS, with the French Professor Valentin N?gerl’s group unraveled the morphological mystery of astrocytes.  Misa Arizono, a former PhD student in Mikoshiba’s lab is the first author of this report in Nature Communications 2020.Astrocytes, which are the most numerous...
    2020-09-16