USTC Alumnus Zhuo Min (class of 1980) has recently been elected to fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada.
Zhuo Min, born in November 1964, received a bachelor's degree in biology from USTC in 1985. Afterwards, he pursued graduate studies first at the Shanghai Physiology Institute of CAS, and then worked for his Ph.D. in a joint program at the University of Iowa, where he eventually received his doctor's degree in 1992.
Alumnus Zhuo Min, now professor of the Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Canada, has his research focused mostly on the plasticity of the central nervous system in pain transmission and the role of synaptic and molecular mechanisms in mental diseases. Professor Zhuo has published over 80 research papers and more than 10 review articles in renowned journals such as Nature, Science, Neuron, and Nature Neuroscience.
On May 11, the Nature Publishing Group released Nature Publishing Index 2010 China, remarking “a dramatic rise in the quality of research being published by China”. University of Science and Technology of China is ranked 3rd of TOP 10 Institutions in Index 2010 China.
This article came from News Center of USTC.