Ph.D. Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences 1991; Post-Doctoral Johns Hopkins University 1994; Post-Doctoral Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1997
- 2008-2012, Chartered Member, NIH Synthetic and Biological Chemistry (SBCA) Study Section
- 2005-2007, Ad Hoc Member, NIH Synthetic and Biological Chemistry (SBCA) Study Section
- 2006-2008, Member, NIH BCMB Special Emphasis Panel
- Member, Editorial Advisory Board, 'Recent Patent Reviews on Anti-Infective Drug Discovery'
- Executive Editor for special issues, Current Pharmaceutical Design (Bentham Science Publishers)
- The 2004 Young Investigator Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry, The American Chemical Society
2009- Member, Editorial Board of Carbohydrate Research