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WESTLAKE IN THE MEDIA
Bacteria promote cancer metastasis by bolstering the strength of host cells against mechanical stress in the bloodstream, promoting cell survival during tumor progression, researchers report April 7 in the journal Cell.
On January 25, Jiemian.com released an in-depth report on how top talents enter Westlake University. It tells the story of Li Xiaobo, a PI (Principal Investigator) of School of Life Sciences, Zhang Yue, a PI of School of Engineering, Song Yaoxian, a doctoral student of 2017 and Zhou Fayang, a doctoral student of 2018. At the same time, Qiu Min, Chair Professor of Photonics and Vice President of Westlake University, introduced the criteria for recruiting talents, academic environment, etc.
Recently, the Westlake University was founded in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, which drew the attention of many media, including Guangming Daily. Guangming Daily published four articles titled Hello, Westlake University, “What I want to do most is to establish a university”- Interview with President of Westlake University Shi Yigong, Walking on the road that predecessors did not finish yet, and I feel freshness and honesty here.
Cutting-edge and core technology cannot be imported, it can only be created by Chinese people themselves, Shi Yigong, a leading scientist and president of Westlake University told reporters at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday.
Westlake University, China's youngest private research university, founded in February, will make world-class scientific achievements within the next five to 10 years, Shi Yigong, the school's president, said on Saturday.
The launch of the Westlake University, China's first private university aimed at cultivating high-level talents in advanced technology to push the country to the forefront of scientific research, is of great significance to the systematic reform and innovation of the nation's higher education sector, said China's top education authority.