Dr. Handong Li is a world-renowned organic synthesis chemist. He is currently serving as Director of Chemistry at BGI-Shenzhen. Winner ofAmerican Cardiovascular Society Outstanding Scholar Award, he successfully developed a zero-noise interface chemistry technology to solve a key problem in single-molecule sequencing. He served as Intel’s IC biological laboratory chemistry group leader and Senior Scientist in the research area of proteomics and gene sequencing third-generation technology platform. He has 74 issued inventions (US and international patents) in the field of molecular biology, chemistry, sequencing technology. He also has published 18 papers in top journals.