ren.41@osu.edu

 Ren
Yulin Ren
Research Scientist
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
432 Parks Hall
Phone: 
740-707-1263

Specializations

  • Natural Product Based Anticancer Drug Design and Discovery
  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Phytochemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Structural Chemistry
  • Biological Chemistry

Professional Interests

  • Chromatography supported isolation of the minor components from higher plants or other natural organisms.
  • Spectroscopic aided structure determination of complex natural products.
  • Synthetic modification of bioactive lead compounds.
  • Single-crystal X-ray diffraction based determination of conformation and configuration of natural products with multiple chiral centers.
  • Bioassay design, development, and performance to evaluate the bioactivities of natural products.

Honors & Awards

  • Second Place in the Postdoctoral and Research Staff Division, The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy Research Day Poster Contest in 2014.
  • Second Place in the Postdoctoral and Research Staff Division, The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy Research Day Poster Contest in 2012.
  • Outstanding Inventive Contribution Award from Ohio University from 2002 to 2004.
  • Servier Young Investigator International Award in Medicinal Chemistry in 2002.
  • Fifth Place in Beijing Postdoc (Women and Men) Mountain Climbing Contest in 2002.
  • First Place in Chinese Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting Poster Contest in 2001.
  • Outstanding Graduate Student of Peking Union Medical College in 2001.
  • Third Place in Beijing Pharmaceutical Association Annual Meeting Poster Contest in 2000.

Education

  • PhD in Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy, 2001, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.
  • MS in Medicinal Chemistry, 1998, Inner Mongolia Medical College, Huhhot, China.

Recent Publications