Joined Aug 25 2010
University of California-Davis, CA, USA
Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry
Xi Chen received her B.S. in Chemistry from Xiamen University in 1994 and her Ph.D. in Biological/Organic Chemistry from Wayne State University in 2000. She worked in Neose Biotechnologies, Inc. for two and a half years before joined the faculty in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California-Davis in August 2003. Her research group is interested in synthesizing and studying complex carbohydrate-containing structures. Xi Chen has received NSF CAREER Award, Beckman Young Investigator Award, 2007 CAPA Distinguished Junior Faculty Award, 2008 Thieme Chemistry Journal Award, and 2008 Young Investigator Fellowship Award given by the American Chemical Society Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry. She is an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, and a UC-Davis Chancellor’s Fellow.