Yue-Wei Guo received his bachelor degree from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (China) in 1982, Master degree from China Pharmaceutical University in 1988 and Ph.D from Naples University (Japan) in 1997. He was then Postdoctoral researcher in Istituto di Chimica Biomolecolare-CNR (Italy) from 1997-1999 and visiting professor in Hokaido University (Japan) from 1999-2000. He has authored over 350 original research papers and reviews in peer-reviewed and SCI-indexed journals and 14 invited books chaptes for international/national publishers. He has received several international or domestic awards in recognition of his scientific work such as ''Paul-Scheuer-Awar''(2010).
Mainly focus on the chemistry, cheoecology and bioactivity of secondary metabolities from marine benthic invertebrates (molluscs, sponges and coelenterates etc) and flora.