Current Postdocs

YANG Shuya

The research field

History of Pharmacy, Ancient History of Western Science, History of Natural History

Education experience

2016-2021, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Peking University (D.Phil.)

2013-2016, State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (M.Sc.)

2009-2013, School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University (B.Sc.)


[1]. To Understand the Plant Kingdom: Theophrastus’ Inquiry into the Parts of Plant. Studies in Philosophy of Science and Technology, 2021, 38(3): 79–85.

[2]. Theophrastus: The Father of Botany and His Masterpieces. Journal of Dialectics of Nature, 2021, 43(3): 118–126.

[3]. Liao, Y.1, Yang, S. Y.1, Li, X. N., Yang, X. W., Xu, G.*. Polyprenylated acylphloroglucinols from the fruits of Hypericum henryi. Science China Chemistry, 2016, 59(9): 1216–1223.

[4]. Yang, X. W., Yan, J., Liao, Y., Ye, Y., Li, Y. P., Yang, S. Y., Xia, F., Xu, G.*. Hypercohin K, a polycyclic polyprenylated acylphloroglucinol with an unusual spiro-fused cyclopropane ring from Hypericum cohaerensTetrahedron Letters, 2015, 56(41): 55375540.