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FinanceAsia How did you come to invent this biochip Was it in the US

Gengxi Hu No, although the question is a common one, as is the implication that China cannot come up with a truly new product. When I came back from the US, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the Max Planck Society had set up a project to fund some research groups. I was appointed as professor at the Institute of Cell Biology and carried out research. By the end of 1998 I got interested in biotechnology, for which I got funding from the CASS, and we made a lot of progress. However, because DNA-based chips take...

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