Shijie Ye was born in Shanghai, China. From 1999 to 2001, he studied human medicine at Shanghai 2nd. Medical University (now medical faculty of Shanghai Jiao-Tong University).
From 2002 to 2007, he studied Biochemistry at Freie Universität Berlin. He finished his diploma thesis and received the degree of “Diplom-Biochemiker” in 2007.
Since 2008 he worked as scientific coworker at Freie Universität Berlin. His research projects were focusing on protein engineering by incorporation of non-cognate amino acids into crucial site of protein. His research results lead to a series of crystal structures of protein complexes and a deeper insight into fluorine’s behavior at protein-protein interacting site. Apart from his research activities, he was also involved in various teaching practices. He finished his dissertation and obtained his doctoral degree in bioorganic che