In the form of collaborative joint programs, BGI College has set up connection with 10 key institutes home and abroad and has over 100 PhD students, 140 MSc students and 160 undergraduates students.
Joint program students have published numerous papers on international top scientific journals along with a number of joint collaborated patent for invention and joint developed software. In the International Genetically Engineering Machine Competition (iGEM) 2012 for Asia Division, our team has also won the first prize.
Since founded, BGI College has collaborated with many education institutes, home and abroad, to educate and train talents. Such institutes include domestically Wuhan University, Southeast University, South China University of Technology and etc.; internationally Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University and University of California Davis among others.
Joint program students have published 48 papers on international top scientific journals (e.g. CNNS), 32 of which are of first author; joint program MSc students have published 265 papers with the name of BGI , 152 of which are of first author. Taking the instance of undergraduate innovative program, students have published 26 papers on CNNS journals and 8 of which are of first/joint first author.
Besides, the students also have 44 pieces of joint collaborated patent for invention and 45 pieces joint developed software.
Prizes and Honors
International Genetically Engineering Machine Competition (iGEM) is organized by MIT and BioBricks Fund.
On 7th Oct. 2012, When first participated in the International Genetically Engineering Machine Competition (iGEM) for Asia Division, Team Shenzhen--composed of all by BGI innovative program students--won the first prize out of 57 teams with the subject " Yeast Artificial Organelles YAO#1.0".
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