Scientific research

The School of Life Sciences has one national defense key laboratory and seven other laboratories and research institutes to support the entire research work of the School.

l  The National Defense Key Laboratory for Space Bioscience and Biotechnology

l  The Laboratory Center of the School of Life Science

l  The Institute of Special Environmental Biophysics

l  The Chemical Biology and Medical Chemistry Laboratory

l  The Joint Laboratory of Space Immunology

l  The Biological Macromolecule Laboratory

l  The Laboratory of Microbiology and Immunology

l  The Space Pharmaceutical Technology Laboratory

Supported by the ‘Project 985’, a ministerial innovation platform for scientific research in the school, namely, the Space Biotechnology Laboratory, was established in 2004. In 2007, the laboratory was officially entitled “the Key Laboratory for Space Bioscience & Biotechnology” by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China, and became the first key lab specialized in space biology and biotechnology in Chinese universities.

During the past 15 years, the School of Life Sciences has undertaken more than 504 research projects, among which 215 are national and provincial projects. More than 570 papers, including nearly 380 articles in well-recognized international journals, have been published. Furthermore, 65 patents have been granted.


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