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At the dawn of the new millennium, Ting Han, a graduate of Tsinghua University in Beijing, followed his dream of going to the United States to pursue a career in biology. He enrolled at the University of Michigan, and in 2013, earned his Ph.D.

It was an important step for Han, who envisioned a career — and a life — here.


“At that time, I was single-mindedly thinking I would be a professor in the U.S.,” he said.

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  • Hola Diana,

    Your article is interesting. But it seems as missing the fact that the trainees are producing. They are a workforce which in many cases is underpaid. Fresh brains. Full of ahas. I have seen this up close more than once.



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