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Yuanjun Sun

Assistant Professor

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Dr Yuanjun Sun joined the Academy of Pharmacy at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) as an Assistant Professor in Aug 2023. Dr Sun received his PhD degree under the supervision of Professor Yue Chen from Nankai University in 2019, and then he completed his postdoctoral training with Professor Ya-Qiu Long in Soochow University from 2019 to 2023. Dr Suns current research interests focus on total synthesis of cyclodepsipeptides with unique anti-tumor activities, structure activity relationship study based on these natural products.Contact him by email ( if you are interested in collaboration with him.

Research interests

Development of new bioorthogonal reactions inspired by natural products

Structure activity relationship study based on natural product

Total synthesis of cyclodepsipeptides with unique anti-tumor activities


Assistant Professor, Academy of Pharmacy, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2023 to Present

Postdoctoral research fellow, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Soochow University, 2019 to 2023

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Nankai University - 2019

MS, Nankai University - 2016

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  • Staff


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