Dr. Jie Ma is a Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Xian Jiaotong University Health Science Center, China. He is a researcher of psychiatric disorders and genetic diseases, and has published more than 60 scientific articles. He then took a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology in 2007. From 2007 to now, as a principal investigator, based in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Xi’an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, he studied the molecular basis of schizophrenia and genetic diseases. In 2013, he was supported by the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University from Ministry of Education, China, a prize established by the government to honor an individual dedicated to scientific research and education. Dr. Jie Ma research interests include identifying the susceptibility genes in schizophrenia, etiology of the disease, techniques of high throughput genotyping, multiple methods of genetic analyses and data statistics.