Wed, November, 16 5:00 pm

Introduction to Westlake University PhD Programs

Westlake University


Thinking about applying to PhD Programs in China? Regardless of where you are in your college application process, this session is for you! Westlake University is inviting you to their upcoming online info session on Wednesday, 16th November 2022, at 5:00 PM Beijing time.

They will be introducing their PhD Programs during this session.

Online Info Session Details

  • Topic: Introduction to Westlake University PhD Programs
  • Speaker: Dr. Tian XU, Ph.D.
  • Organizer: Westlake University
  • Date: Wednesday, 16th November 2022
  • Time: 5:00 PM (Beijing Time)
  • Location: Online (link will be provided after you register)

About the Speaker

Dr. Tian XU, Ph.D.
Chair Professor of Genetics and Vice President

Westlake University

Prof. Tian XU received his B.S. degree from Fudan University in 1982 and Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 1990. He was a postdoctoral fellow at University of California, Berkeley from 1990 to 1993. From 1993 to 2018, he was an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor (tenured in 2001), C.N.H. LONG Professor of Genetics at Yale University. Prof. Xu also served as the Vice Chairman of the Department of Genetics at Yale from 2003 to 2018 and the Special Advisor to President of Yale University from 2002 to 2013. He was also an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute from 1997 to 2018. From 1997 to 2018, he served as Adjunct Professor and Director of the Institute of Developmental Biology, and Director of the International Collaboration and Research Center for Development and Disease at Fudan University. He has served as a Member of the Expert Advisory Committee of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council since 2011. Prof. Xu joined Westlake University as a Chair Professor of Genetics and Vice President in April 2018.

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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