Academics

       The College comprises two national key disciplines, biomedical engineering and biology. It has a complete curriculum program from Bachelor degree to Master and Ph.D. degrees and also a post-doctoral training station in the two national key disciplines. The Ph.D. program includes areas in biomedical engineering, biomedical photonics, bioinformatics, biomaterials and tissue engineering, biopharmaceutical engineering, genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, ecology and botany. The master of science program includes areas in biomedical engineering, biomedical photonics, bioinformatics, biomaterials and tissue engineering, bio-pharmaceutical engineering, botany, biochemistry, genetics, biophysics, microbiology, biochemistry and molecular biology, ecology, and crop genetics and breeding. To meet the urgent need of talents in frontier research in life science and industrialization, the College has five undergraduate majors in biomedical engineering, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biological science and biopharmaceutical engineering. For the teaching excellence, the college has the National Training Center for Life Science and Technology and the National Training Center for Basic Science and Teaching. To emphasizes the competitive talents with international and cross-disciplinary visions, the College has established a special class of basic biological science and technology in Qiming College, a talent class for distinguished engineer in biomedical engineering, a class of innovative learning in BGI Institute and a Bei Shizhang elite class by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The college has a current enrollment of 2029 students including 1201 undergraduate students, 383 MS and 379 PhD students, and 155 international graduate students.