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.