The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sep 01, 2011 Volume 61
Office of Academic Links(China)
Memorandum of Understanding on Clinical Genomics Collaboration between the CUHK and BGI

On 17 August 2011, Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Prof. Yang Huanming, President of BGI signed a memorandum of understanding on clinical genomics collaboration. The MOU was signed under the witness of Mr. Li Keqiang, Vice-Premier of the State Council, and Mr. Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Prof. Jack Cheng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor; Prof. Fok Tai-fai, Dean of Faculty of Medicine; Prof. H.K. Ng, Associate Dean of Faculty of Medicine; Mr. Yang Guohua, Division of Science and Technology of BGI and Mr. Alex Wong, Executive Director of BGI-Hong Kong Co., Ltd. attended the signing ceremony.

According to the MOU, the two parties will strengthen cooperation on genomics research and development. Genomics testing will be conducted in the clinical genomic laboratory based in Prince of Wales Hospital. The two parties will work together on clinical genomics testing for the causes and treatments of diseases prevalent in South East Asia and Hong Kong. For more information, please refer to: http://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/tc/press_detail.php?id=1103 (Chinese only)

Prof. Joseph Sung (left, front row), Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and Prof. Yang Huanming (right, front row), President of BGI sign the MOU on clinical genomic collaboration under the witness of Mr. Li Keqiang (2nd from left, back row), Vice-Premier of the State Council

Prof. Joseph Sung (3rd from left, front row), Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and Prof. Yang Huanming (3rd from right, front row), President of BGI sign the MOU on clinical genomic collaboration

 
 
:: Back to This Issue
:: Memorandum of Understanding on Clinical Genomics Collaboration between the CUHK and BGI
:: Visit of Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology
:: VC Meets Students of Beichuan High School
:: CUHK Vice-Chancellor Attends the 26th Universiade and the World University Presidents Forum
:: Visit of Delegation from Ningbo University
:: Delegation from Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University
:: Summer Research Placement Programme for Mainland and Taiwan Postgraduate Students 2011 Successfully Launched
:: Summer Student Interflow Activities
:: Other Important Visits
:: Forthcoming Activities
:: The Latest Academic Exchange Agreements


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