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BGI and University of Copenhagen Signs an Agreement on Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Publish Date: 2018-07-04

BGI and University of Copenhagen signed a cooperation agreement and announced that the two parties will launch a joint postdoctoral fellowship program on July 4, 2018. The goal of this initiative is to pool resources from both sides and attract highly promising postdoctoral candidates to work on collaborative projects conducted by the two parties.

Dr. Xun Xu, CEO of BGI and Prof. Niels Kroer, Head of Biology Department of the University of Copenhagen signed the agreement on behalf of BGI and University of Copenhagen respectively. Dr. Yong Hou, Executive Director of BGI-Research; Prof. Guojie Zhang, Vice Director of China National Genebank and Professor of the University of Copenhagen, and Dr. Doris Yang, Vice President of BGI College witnessed the signing ceremony.

This newly extended cooperation will build upon already existing links between BGI and the University of Copenhagen. The two sides have long-standing relations in research cooperation and joint PhD education. The signing of this agreement will further strengthen the strategic cooperative relationship between BGI and University of Copenhagen.