Upon the invitation of Dr. Timothy Billiar, the chair of Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Weiping Jia, the president of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital, Dr. Qi Mi presented “Systems Biology and Data Mining of the Human Microbiome” in the Sixth Symposium of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine on Nov 4th, 2016. The main topic of this symposium was Precision Medicine, Where East Meets West. He participated in roundtable discussions with various departments, including emergency medicine, endocrinology & metabolism, anesthesia, etc., and provided expert advice on their biomedical data mining projects. Dr. Mi also visited The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University (CSU) by the invitation of Dr. Hong Yuan, the vice president of the hospital in Changsha, China. He discussed several projects that related to the CSU hypertension clinical database.