Biomed-X Research Seminar

Biomed-X Research Seminar

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Talk title:

Cell fate control at the chromatin level

Speaker Name and Position and Institute:

Duanqing Pei

Chair Professor of Regenerative Biology

School of Life SciencesWestlake University


Speaker introduction or talk content:

Dr. Duanqing received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991; trained as a postdoctoral fellow at University of Michigan from 1991 to 1996. Dr. Pei began his independent research career in 1996 as Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2002. Then, he joined immediately the Medical Faculty at Tsinghua University. He moved to the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH) in 2004. While pursuing his scholarly work, he has been active in building various institutions and organizations including GIBH, GDL (Guangzhou Regenerative Medicine and Health Guangdong Laboratory), Hong Kong Center for Regenerative Medicine and Health. Dr. Pei was elected as Associate Member of EMBO in 2018. Dr. Pei’s primary interest is to understand cell fate control. His lab has made many pioneer and fundamental discoveries in reprogramming.


Date and Time

27 October 2021, 15:30-16:30

Room A203-1, ZJE building

Host: Dr. Di Chen