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Jianfeng Cai

Jianfeng Cai CV


Contact Information

Department of Chemistry
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CHE 205A
Tampa, FL 33620-5250

Office: (813) 974-9506, NES 408B
Lab: (813) 974-2649, NES 405, 407, 409


B.S., Nanjing University, 1993-1997
Advisor: Yun Lu
M.S., Nanjing University, 1997-2000
Advisor: Yun Lu
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2002-2006
Advisor: John-Stephen A. Taylor
Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University, 2007-2009
Advisor: Andrew D. Hamilton


Professor, Department of Chemsitry, USF, 2018-
Associate professor, Department of Chemsitry, USF, 2015-2018
Assistant professor, Department of Chemsitry, USF, 2009-2015
Member, American Peptide Society, 2014-
Member, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, 2009-
Member, American Chemical Society, 2005-

Awards & Honors

2015-2017 Outstanding reviewer, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
20152015Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award, USF
20152015Biomatik Distinguished Junior Faculty Award, The Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professors Association (CAPA)
20142014NSF CAREER Award
20142014ChemComm Emerging Investigator
20122012New Investigator award, Florida Bankhead Coley Cancer Research Program
20112011Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Professional Membership

Member, American Chemical Society (Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry Division)
Member, American Peptide Society
Editorial Board member, ChemistrySelect, 2015-
Editorial Advisory Board member, ChemistryOpen, 2017-