Bingjia Yan obtained his B.S. degree from the Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology (China) in 2011. After obtaining his PhD from the University of Southampton (UK) in 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Martin Grossel and Prof. Simon Coles, he returned to China and conducted postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Prof. Lei Liu in the Department of Chemistry at Tsinghua University (China). Then, he moved to Berlin and joined Prof. Christian Hackenberger's group at FMP until now. He is interested in chemical protein synthesis and its applications to biomedical studies.