Hongye Sun, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Hongye Sun joined WuXi AppTec, our parent company, in July 2011 from Life Technologies. He established the WuXi Genome Center to integrate genomics into drug discovery, clinical development and personalised medicine. He spent over 10 years at Life Tech at Bay area working on new sequencing technology development and managing a multi-disciplinary team including biophysicists, chemists, biochemists, nano-fabrification engineers, optical engineers, and software engineers to develop a real-time single molecule DNA sequencing technology. Hongye did his post doctoral fellowships in chemistry and chemicalbiology at Harvard University and the University of Kansas, and received his PhD from Peking University.