The University of Tokyo Global COE Program
We propose to establish a center of excellence (COE) for educating graduate students in high-throughput biology, bioinformatics and high-performance computing, so that they will be leaders in the era of the Genome Big Bang.
BGI was founded in Beijing on Sept 9th, 1999 with the mission of supporting the development of science and technology, building strong research teams, and promoting the development of scientific partnership in genomics field.

Yonsei University
Being the oldest private university in Korea, Yonsei University was first established in 1885 by Christian missionaries. Our mission is to educate leaders who will contribute to humanity in the spirit of “truth and freedom.” The 300,000 Yonsei alumni who take this calling to heart can be found manifesting this proud spirit from leadership positions around the world.

National Chiao Tung University
National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) is a public university located in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Established in Shanghai in 1896, the university was re-established in Taiwan by former Chiao Tung University faculty and alumni members in 1958. Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Institute is the first Institute of Bioinformatics and is ranked among the best in Taiwan, as evidenced by the excellence of the faculty and students as well as the quality of interdisciplinary educational programs.