Deputy Party Secretary of Shanghai Li Xi visited Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Center on July 25th, 2013. Center Director, Prof. Li Yixue made a brief introduction of SCBIT including talent introduction, big data storage capacity and data volume, research projects, international and domestic cooperation as well as the important role of Center played in the research of genome sequences of wild and domestic bactrian camels and the identification of H7N9.
Under the leadership of Shanghai Industrial Technology Institute, SCBIT has been arranging for the work of biomedical big data and a series of industrialization and the research and international cooperation of application projects. Standing in the international forefront, SCBIT seek to promote vigorous application and development of biomedical big data in national health, disease prevention and individualized healthcare with the joint force of other sectors in SITI. Professor Li said that SCBIT is full of confidence in the sharing and large-scale applications of biomedical big data in the future time.