Lab manager and research scientist, Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto, Canada
Limin Chen is a lab manager and research scientist in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He has received a PhD in Molecular Genetics from the University of Toronto in 2005. He has completed his MD in China in 1987 and received a MSc degree in Cancer Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Sichuan University, China in 1990. He received World Health Organization (WHO) Fellowship and Fellowships from National CIHR Research Training Program in Hepatitis C (NCRTPHepC) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). He is one of the members in Canadian Association for Studying of liver diseases CASL. He received many awards such as the Gold Prize from the 3rd international conference in infectious disease 2009 and Best research Award CASL 2006. He is serving as an editorial board member of many reputed journals and is a reviewer of 4 highprofile journals. He has published more than 20 papers so far with one pioneer paper which has been cited over 110 times.
Infectious diseases, Hepatitis C virus infection, Molecular mechanism of treatment resistance, High-throughput screening, Microarray and gene expression profiling, Personalized medicine, Predicting treatment response, Novel anti-viral drug development.