Global Summer School
S003 Brain Facts

Course Title : S003 Brain Facts


Duration: 2017.7.6-2017.8.3 (4 weeks)


Campus: Minhang  

Course Description: 
This course will be taught by leading brain research scientists worldwide. Through the medium of courses, lectures, seminars, workshop, field trips and study tours, it will dig into the mystery of brain and mental health to build into a special program of brain research and practice. By focusing on the advances of brain science and technology as well as interdisciplinary research of physics, medicine and psychology, this course intends to trigger the curiosity of the students on the mystery of the brain, and train students to investigate, think, discuss and present their own opinions on the important scientific issues. 



  • Investigate the complexity of mentality;
  • Unveil the secrets of brain science;
  • Establish a multidisciplinary platform;
  • Inspire your passion for scientific research.



Prof. Sanbing Shen       

Prof. Sanbing Shen became a Professor of Fundamental Stem Cell Biology at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway in 2011, focusing on human iPSC modeling and mouse genetic modeling of neurodevelopmental/neuropsychiatric diseases.


Prof. Margit Burmeister  

Prof. Margit Burmeister is a neurogeneticist who was trained in Berlin Germany and Israel before joining the University of Michigan. She has taught Introductory Biology and Brain Facts at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and has collaborations on big data and epigenetics in Shanghai and Beijing.

Prof. Zang-Hee Cho 

Professor Cho has been a pioneer in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging since 1972. Among the numerous honors and awards, Professor Cho was elected as a member of the US National Academy of Medicine since 1997.


Prof. Tatsuo Suzuki   


Prof. Tatsuo Suzuki became professor of Department Neuroplasticity at Shinshu University School Medicine in 1995. He is now working for a new model of molecular architecture of PSD, which is essential for full understanding of basics on memory and learning.


Prof. Lin He 


Prof. Lin is a genetic biologist, Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fellow of TWAS, as well as a Professor and Director of Bio-X Institutes, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.


Prof. Weidong Li   



Professor Li is a researcher at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Ph. D Mentor, Distinguished Professor of Universities in Shanghai (Eastern Scholar), Foreign Affairs Vice Director and PI of Neurobiology & Animal Model for Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Bio-X Institutes, Leader of 973 Project.


Attendance (30%)


Contact Information 
Program Director : Prof. Weidong Li (
Program Coordinator: Ms. Yuze Wu (

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