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Jiang Xilin

China, 2017

Jiang Xilin
  • Current Place of Residence: .

  • University: Fudan University

  • Current/Recent Course: BSc Biological Science and Statistics

JIANG Xilin is studying biological science and statistics at Fudan University, ranking first in the school of life science. Xilin has twice received China’s prestigious national scholarship, awarded to top university students. As an exchange student at the National University of Singapore and New York University, he worked with labs doing cutting-edge research in the interdisciplinary fields of biostatistics, computational biology and neuroscience. Xilin is a talented runner, winning a 1500m Shanghai university championship amongst many other medals and representing Fudan at track meets around China. He has led a rural teaching programme and a project to help students learn from entrepreneurs. Xilin wants to pursue a DPhil in genomic medicine and statistics. His ambition is to develop statistical methods for identifying diseases and making medical treatments more targeted.