Dr Wen Hwa Lee
Director, Disease Foundations Network, SGC, University of Oxford

Dr Wen Hwa Lee ('Lee') is currently the director of the Disease Foundations Network programme at the Structural Genomics Consortium.

Lee’s training included Biology, Molecular and Structural Biology, Protein Crystallography, Computational Biology and Drug Discovery, gathered in diverse places such as Brazil (UNICAMP and LNLS), US (Scripps Research Institute in San Diego) and France (Paris V) in his pursuit of fundamental changes in Society through science.

Operating from Oxford, UK, Lee joined the SGC in 2004 and has been involved in the planning of strategies, communications, collaborations and alliances with external partners, including international institutions, industry, government agencies and policy makers. The main goal is to engage as many stakeholders as possible to jointly accelerate drug discovery and progress SGC’s open access research outputs further into clinic.