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  Our Team 


Assistant Professor

kiryl [dot] piatkevich [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2018-2019, Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2013-2018, Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2011-2013, Postdoc, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
2007-2011, Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
2002-2007, M.S. in Chemistry (summa cum laude), Lomonosov Moscow State University
2000-2002, Certificate of Lyceum, Lyceum of Belarusian State University

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Xian Xiao, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

2017-Present, Research Scientist, Westlake University
2014-2017, Postdoc, University of California, Davis
2006-2013, Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2002-2006, B.A. in Life Science, Sichuan University


Mariem Salhi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Follow

Mariem [dot] Salhi [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn 

2021-Present, Postdoc, Westlake University
2014-2020, Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, University Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
2011-2014, Master in Immunology and Applied Science, Faculty of Science of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
2008-2011, B.Sc. in Life Science, Faculty of Science of Tunis, University Tunis El Manar, Tunisia


Muslim Raza, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Follow

Raza [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2021-Present, Postdoc, Westlake University 
2019-2021, Postdoc, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology CAS, Shenzhen, China
2015-2018, Ph.D., Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
2011-2015, M.Phil, University of Peshawar, Pakistan

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Shuchang Zhao

Graduate Student

zhaoshuchang [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2020-Present, Graduate Student, Westlake University
2016-2020, B.S. in Biotechnology, Qingdao University

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Xiaoting Sun

Graduate Student

sunxiaoting [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2020-Present, Graduate Student, Westlake University
2016-2020, B.A. in Animal science, Northwest A&F University

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Lina Yang

Graduate Student

yanglina [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2020-Present, Graduate Student, Westlake University

2018-2020, M.S. in Developmental Biology, Huazhong Agricultural University
2014-2018, B.S. in Biology, Huazhong Agricultural University


Hanbin Zhang

Graduate Student

zhanghanbin [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2021-Present, Graduate Student, Westlake University

2020-2021, Research Assistant, Westlake University

2017-2020, M.S. in Neuroscience, Zhejiang University
2012-2017, B.M. in Basic Medical Science, Southern Medical University 

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​Wenhao Zhang

Graduate Student

zhangwenhao [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2021-present, Graduate Student, Westlake University
2019-2021, M.S. in Bioengineering, University of California San Diego

2015-2019, B.S. in Molecular Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

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Cuiji Sun

Research Assistant

suncuiji [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2014-2019, Personal start-up, Beijing Spirit Entropy Technology Co., Ltd
2011-2014, Research Assistant, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology
2008-2011, M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Chemistry, Jilin University

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Stavrini Papadaki

Research Assistant

stapapadaki [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2016-2018, Master Fellowship, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology
2015-2018, MSc in Protein Biotechnology, University of Crete
2006-2014, Diploma in Biology, University of Crete

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Jiayi Li

Research Assistant

lijiayi [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2021, Laboratory Worker, Department of Toxicology, Zhejiang University GLP
2018-2021, B.S. in Pharmacy, Shanghai University of Medicine & Health Sciences 


Fakorede Olumayowa Alex 

Research Assistant

mayowa [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2021- Present, Research Assistant, Westlake University
2013-2021, MBBS in Clinical Medicine, Shenyang Medical College.
2018-2019, Research Assistant, Paediatrics, Dr Azebi Toyin.

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Cuixin Lai

Visiting Scholar 

laicuixin [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2017-2020, M.S. in Biochemical and Molecular Biology, Shantou University

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Shihao Zhou

Visiting Scholar

zhoushihao [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2017-2020,B.Sc. in Molecular Genetics, Monash University

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Keyu Xiao

Visiting Scholar

Xiaokeyu [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2021-2023 (Attempt), M.ScR. in Integrative Neuroscience, The University of Edinburgh 

2017-2021, B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Biology with Biotechnology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Hejia Chen

Administrative Assistant

chenhejia [at] westlake [dot] edu [dot] cn

2014-2018, B.A. in English, Hangzhou Normal University

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