Y. Dai, Ph.D.

Dr. Yao-ren Dai is one of our most senior staff and experienced chemists and information scientists and is also highly qualified in the arenas of chemical and biomedical literature surveillance and review, quality control, and computer-based chemical and scientific applications. He has valuable, up-to-date knowledge of drug development research; in-depth pharmacological, toxicological, and biological knowledge; a strong understanding of assays; and a solid research background. Dr. Dai has both taught and worked in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, and cell biology.

Additionally, his background and experience includes botany, immunology, and herbal medicine. He is highly qualified in the use of several scientific database programs, including ISIS/Base, ISIS/Draw, the Scientific and Technical information Network, BEILSTEIN (organic substance records providing information from the Beilstein Handbook of Organic Chemistry and data from 176 leading journals in organic chemistry, from 1779 to the present), ChemIDplus®, and SciFinder (a digital, scientific research tool that provides access to more than 23 million abstracts, 23 million organic and inorganic substances, and 42 million sequences).

Dr. Dai is a native Mandarin speaker who received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Beijing University; his postdoctoral research was related to the development of anti-cancer drugs.

 

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