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Xu Xun

Executive Director of BGI Group

Xu Xun is the Executive Director and Chief Scientist of BGI Group, Director of BGI-Research, Director of the International Planning & Development Center, Director of the key Provincial Laboratory of High Throughout Genome Sequencing and Gene Editing, Vice Chairperson of ISO/TC 276, Chairperson of ISBER in China. He has served as Executive Director of China National Genebank (CNGB).

Xu’s research is mainly in the field of genetic sequencing technologies where his work focuses on the research and development of sequencers and DNA synthesizers, single-cell sequencing, and the applications of sequencing technologies in disease management and agriculture.

Xu holds a PhD in genetics from Kunming Institute of Zoology, CAS.

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See also: Company Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) - Life sciences and genomics company in China

Xu Xun News

Your organs and systems are ageing at different rates, new study finds

Technology Networks - 08-Mar-2022

Biological age differs from one organ to other, suggesting practical use of multiple clocks