Prof. Zhang Xiuqing is the head of technology platform at BGI-Shenzhen. She is experienced in large-scale genome sequencing, gene identification and positional cloning, gene structure and function study, exon capture and etc. She is the major participant of 1% Human Genome Project in China, Rice Genome Sequencing Project, Yanhuang Project, the International 1000 Genomes Project, The International Giant Panda Genome Project and etc.
Dr. Zhou Yan is the senior group leader at BGI-Shenzhen on data processing and Quality Control.
Dr. Zhu Hongmei is the senior group leader on bioinformatics software development at BGI-Shenzhen. Her research strengths include sequence analysis, machine learning, pattern recognition and statistics.
Dr. Erwin Zoetendal (WU) is university lecturer of microbial ecology at the Laboratory of Microbiology at Wageningen University. He has a strong background in microbial ecology of the human gastrointestinal tract and is author of more than 40 publications.