As Director of Research at BGI-Shenzhen, Dr. Brock Peters leads a cross-functional team with Ph.D. level scientists and bioinformatics analysts, and experienced research scientists to develop innovative sequencing technologies. His research interests include producing high quality whole genome sequence data from a small number of cells, and developing methods to analyze such data. He also led team to develop automated library preparation process to reduce cost and improve repeatability. He has won many awards and honors, such as Scholarship Award from University of Washington and American Institute of Chemists Foundation Student Award. He has published more than 24 papers  in world’s top-tier journals,including 6 papers in Nature.