Prof. Pei, Cell Biologist and currently Professor at Tongji University, once served as Director of the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences of the CAS and President of Tongji University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina in 1991, before proceeding his postdoctoral research at Duke University in the US from 1992 to February 1995, and elected as an Academician of the CAS in 1999.
Cancer Biologist, is the Donald and Elizabeth Cooke (tenured) professor at Duke University. After obtaining his Ph.D. from the UCLA in 1986, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the MIT, supervised by Cancer Biologist Robert A. Weinberg. Prof. Wang was elected as Foreign Academician of the CAS in November 2017.
Duanqing Pei, a foreign member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), and Head of the Expert Committee on "Key Special Programs for Stem Cells and Translational Research" of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), is the Executive Deputy Director of Guangzhou Regenerative Medicine and Health Guangdong Laboratory and the Academic Dean and Principal Investigator in GIBH, CAS. He is also a member of the human gene editing research council and the Clinical Translation Committee of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). After receiving his Ph.D. in Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan (US) from 1991 to 2004, until tenured in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Minnesota as an assistant professor and (tenured) associate professor. Dr. Pei has won the 2nd Class of the National Natural Science Awards twice.