The research focuses on the frontiers of international scientific research as well as on fields which contribute great importance to the development of state economics and society. This list includes structural biology (disease related protein structure), developmental biology (animal embryo development mechanisms of signal transduction), molecular cell biology (molecular mechanism of disease-genesis), neurobiology (neuro-development and aging), biochemistry and molecular biology (functions of genes protein drugs), molecular biophysics, molecular immunology, bioinformatics, bio-materials plant genetic engineering, and so on.
At present, SLS has 71 Ph.D. mentors and 73 Master mentors with 1102 students, including 1001 Ph.D. Candidates and 101 master students. In 2016, 92 students have received their Ph.D. degree and 40 students have received their Master degree.
In the meantime, SLS has actively involved in academic exchange and organized various academic activities. From 2008, “The Life science and Medicine” Ph.D. forum has invited over 2500 famous experts from top universities home and abroad to give over hundreds of talks and academic reports.