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YIFAN CHENG(程亦凡)
 
  Associate Professor

Education:

1982 - B.Sc. in Physics,
             Department of Physics,
Wuhan University,
             Wuhan, China
1987 - M.Sc. in Physics,
             Department of Physics, Wuhan University,
             Wuhan, China
1991 - Ph.D. in Physics,
             Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
             Beijing, China

 

 
 

   
       
 

Positions:
1991 - NTNF Fellow, Department of Physics and Center for Materials Research, University of Oslo,
             Oslo, Norway. Host: Professor Jon Gjønnes
1993 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
             Beijing, China, with Professor Fanghua Li
1994 - Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Max-Planck-Institut für Matallforschung, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaft,
             Stuttgart, Germany, Host: Dr. Joachim Mayer
1996 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University,
             Tallahassee, Florida, with Professor Kenneth A. Taylor
1997 - Senior Research Associate, International Institute for Advanced Research, Central Research Laborotories,
             Matsushita Electrical Industry Ltd. (Panasonic) & Department of Biophysics, Kyoto University,
             Kyoto, Japan with Professor Yoshinori Fujiyoshi.
1999 - Research Associate, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School,
             Boston, Massachusetts, with Professor Thomas Walz
2004 - Instructor in Cell Biology, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School,
             Boston, Massachusetts

2006 - Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of California San Francisco,
             San Francisco, California

2012 - Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of California San Francisco
             San Francisco, California

Awards
1991 - Royal Norwegian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (NTNF) Research Fellowship
1994 - Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship