Gang Pei is cell biologist, professor and the former President of Tongji University, and Principal Investigator and the former president of Shanghai Institute of Biological Sciences of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Gang has chaired several scientific committees of China National Key Projects including “Stem Cells and Translational Research”. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Cell Research, honorary President of the Chinese Society for Cell Biology, an academician of CAS, and a member of the Leopoldina German National Academy of Sciences.
Gang received his BSc and MSc from Shenyang College of Pharmacy (China), and his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA). He completed his postdoctoral research in Howard Hughes Institute, Duke University Medical Center (USA).