Gates Cambridge Scholarship - Class of 2017 Announced

We are delighted to announce that Wanyi Jia will be joining the College in Michaelmas 2017 as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Wanyi will be taking a PhD in Clinical Neurosciences and hopes to profile neural-glial communication in health and disease and understand the role of myelin using the optic nerve as model.

Wanyi is one of 55 successful scholars who have been selected as the most academically exceptional and socially committed people from across the globe.

“Gates Cambridge Scholars come from all over the world, but they have some important things in common: great leadership potential, a commitment to improving the lives of others and an unparalleled passion for learning,” said Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. “Melinda and I are pleased to welcome the class of 2017. We have no doubt they will have an incredible impact on topics of global importance.”


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Published: 21 April 2017