|The opening ceremony in session||President LI Yuanyuan addressing|
|Vice-president QIU Xueqing presiding over the ceremony||Participants|
|SCUT signing cooperation agreement with Shenzhen Huada Gene Institute||The participants unveiling the School|
Prof. WANG Xiaoning, dean of School of Bioscience & Bioengineering , concurrently serves as the first dean of Innovation School. It is reported that this newly-established school will center on key technologies such as Genome Sciences and Synthetic biology. Platform of Industrial Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering will be established and researches in the following fields will be conducted, including application and industrialization of microbial genome, biomass energy and new materials and key technology and equipment of life sciences.
The same training mode (2+2+X, X 0 for undergraduates; X 1 for students enrolled in a double degree; X=2-3 for postgraduates; X=5 for doctorate candidates) as SCUT-Shenzhen Huada Gene Institute Innovative Program will be offered in Innovation School. Modular teaching and reinforcement teaching will be adopted in professional basic courses and tutorial system is employed in specialized courses.
Students participating in the scientific researches in Research Group can earn corresponding credits according to the teaching assessment.