Siew Woh Choo
Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Dr. SIEW WOH CHOO completed his PhD study in Genetics from the University of Cambridge and MSc at the School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. Choo has 15 years of working experience in research, academia and private industry in the fields of genetics and bioinformatics. He has led a team to participate in local and international projects with a total funding amount of about RMB 10 millions and published more than 53 peer-reviewed articles in prestigious journals including Nature and Genome Research with 4606 citations. Also he has set up and led the International Pangolin Research Consortium that has members from prestigious Yale University, Peking University, Washington University, St. Petersburg State University and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. He has actively transformed scientific research achievements by setting up a high-tech enterprise and won several national awards. He has been the Chairman and CEO of a biotechnology company, as well as a Senior Scientist and Consultant at a personal genomics company. He has served on the editorial board of Scientitic Reports and has been appointed as National Bioinformatics Expert Appraiser Panel of the National Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQAtaught and educated many postgraduates, postdoc, undergraduates, and research assistants.