About the Partner

Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (SIBCB), is one of the institutions of Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). It was established in 2000 through the merger of Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry (founded in 1958) and Shanghai Institute of Cell Biology (founded in 1950). Both of the former institutions had contributed to scientific advances over the last century including the total synthesis of crystalline bovine insulin, the total synthesis of yeast alanine tRNA, the artificial propagation of domestic fresh-water fish and artificial monogenesis of amphibian oocytes. Based on their rich academic experience, SIBCB has been an important national research base since its establishment with the pioneered and outstanding research programs in the area of biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology. As a nation-renowned institution, SIBCB seeks preeminence in exploring the fundamental knowledge about nature and human diseases, and applying that knowledge to advance the public good. It is dedicated to fostering innovative discoveries and inspiring an exciting education culture for nurturing future talents.

Further information is available at http://www.sibcb.ac.cn/ep1-1.asp