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Dr Ke Xiayi from University College London Engaged as Visiting Professor of JGSU

On the afternoon of July 6, 2010, Jinggangshan University held a ceremony to engage Doctor Ke Xiayi from the University College London(UCL) as the visiting professor. President Zhang Taicheng issued the letter of appointment and Vice-president Guo Minggen presided at the ceremony. Dr. Ke highly appreciated the rapid development of JGSU and thanked for the University’s engagement. He said, in the upcoming days, he would cooperate with the faculties and colleagues in relevant disciplines and fields and strive for abundant fruits in the cooperation. Dr. Ke is a senior lecturer at the Medical School of UCL and his research areas include genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics and pharmacogenetics. Now he serves as a judge for Welcome Trust, National Medical Research Foundation of the UK, Breast Cancer Foundation, Royal Society, Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust and others. Besides, he also works as a reviewer for American Journal of Anthropogenetics, European Journal of Anthropogenetics, Journal of Bioinformatics, Anthropogenetics, PLOS and other magazines.