Sijie Chen obtained her PhD from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2013. She received the Endeavour fellowship and worked as an Endeavour Fellow in University of Melbourne and a visiting scientist in Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) in 2015. Thereafter, she joined Karolinksa Institutet (KI) in Sweden as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Chen was recruited as an Assistant Professor at Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine, KI, Hong Kong in 2017. Her current research interests focus on the development of new luminescent materials and techniques for biological research.