About the Partner

Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS) affiliated to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is a national R&D organization for conducting comprehensive studies on life sciences in China. Founded in July of 1999, it draws on the multi-disciplinary resources of eight former biological research institutes under the jurisdiction of the CAS Shanghai Branch. The research that SIBS conducts is at the frontiers of life sciences and biotechnology and has a strong focus on human health and biomedical research. By applying cutting-edge science and technologies, SIBS strives to make fundamental, strategic and far-reaching contributions to the health and welfare of the 1.3 billion Chinese people.

Further information is available at http://english.sibs.cas.cn/.