Xun Xu, PhD, Director of BGI-Research, Doctoral supervisor of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research focuses on the sequencing technologies, single-cell sequencing，stereo-seq technologies and applications of sequencing technologies in precision medicine and biodiversity.
He has authored or co-authored 300+ scientific papers published in top peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Science, and Cell, He’s also selected as a “Highly Cited Scientist” by Clarivate Analytics for seven consecutive years. Dr. Xu has led 16 major national scientific research projects and several international projects.
Dr. Xu is also nominated as Vice-Chairman of International Organization for Standardization/Biotechnology Committee (ISO/TC276), and Director-at-Large–China of International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER).