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Wed, November, 9

Introduction to PhD in Biology Program – 8am Beijing Time

Westlake University


Thinking about applying to PhD in Biology program in China?

Westlake University is inviting you to their upcoming online info session on Wednesday, 9th November 2022, at 8:00 AM Beijing time / Tuesday, 8th November 2022, 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time EST and 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time PST .

They will be introducing their PhD in Biology program during this session, with a live Q&A session with Professor Lei Wei, Ph.D., of the School of Life Sciences.

Online Info Session Details

  • Topic: Introduction to Westlake University PhD in Biology Program
  • Organizer: Westlake University
  • Speakers: Professor Lei Wei, Ph.D., School of Life Sciences
  • Date: Wednesday, 9th November 2022
  • Time: 8:00 AM (Beijing Time), 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time EST (Tuesday, November 8), 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time PST (Tuesday, November 8)
  • Location: Online (link will be provided after you register)
About the Speaker
Lei Wei, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Life Sciences

Westlake University

Lei Wei received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Tsinghua University, China. He obtained his doctoral degree in molecular biology and genetics at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). His doctoral research was focused on the detailed molecular mechanisms of regulation of DNA replication and repair. He then developed an interest in the interface of host and viral pathogen,and investigated the molecular mechanism of hepatitis B virus replication as a postdoctoral associate at Princeton University. Dr. Wei is the Principal Investigator of Viral Pathogen and Host Interaction Laboratory at Westlake University.

You can check more information about Professor Lei Wei, Ph.D. here.

About the School of Life Sciences

By building world-class research programs and centers, the School of Life Sciences at Westlake University strives to pursue questions fundamental to our understanding of biology and disease, and to develop enabling technologies that advance human health and civilization. The school is dedicated to cultivating future leaders in biomedical research through an emphasis on multidisciplinary training in biology, chemistry, medicine, and engineering.

The School of Life Sciences has established research programs in Biophysics and Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics and Developmental Biology, Neurobiology, Immunology and Microbiology, Systems and Synthetic Biology, Chemical Biology, and other related fields.

To facilitate research and training, the School of Life Sciences has established an Advanced Biomedical Technology (ABT) Core Facility and an Animal Resources Center. The ABT Core Facility is equipped with state-of-the-art research technology, including facilities for cryo-electron microscopy, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, light microscopy, genomics, metabolism, bioinformatics, and high-throughput screening.

Apply to the Westlake University Ph.D. in Biology Program here.

About Westlake University
Westlake University is a new type of high-quality research-oriented university based in the historic Chinese city of Hangzhou – a stunning city well-known throughout Asia for its long history, rich culture, fine arts, and beautiful scenery. Their university was founded by prominent globally respected scientists and scholars. They are quickly becoming a leading university for science, engineering, and innovation. At Westlake, they emphasize academic freedom, research excellence, interdisciplinary engagement, and international collaboration. They are committed to building a truly international, world-class, research-oriented university.

You can check the university information here.

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