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Nov 04, 2008 Volume 24
Office of Academic Links(China)
Academic Symposium on Chemical Biology

Academic Symposium on Chemical Biology, co-organised by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Department of Life Science and the Department of Chemical Science of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) was held on 28 - 29 October. This was the second symposium the two parties co-organised in Hong Kong. The theme of the last one is Bio-informatics and its Applications.

More than 40 leading experts in the field of chemical biology presented papers or participated in the discussion at the symposium, including some prominent Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Prof. Zhang Lihe of Peking University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Prof. Lin Guoqiang of the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS; Prof. Ji Liangnian of the Department of Chemistry of Sun Yat-sen University; Prof. C.M. Che, Dr. Hui Wai Haan Chair of Chemistry of the University of Hong Kong, and Prof. Henry Wong of the Department of Chemistry of CUHK. The theme speeches included "Some Uses of Metal-Based Complexes" by Prof. Zhang Lihe and "Metal Nanoparticles as Anti-Cancer and Anti-Viral Agents" by Prof. C.M. Che.

 

Prof. Kenneth Young, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK; Prof. Lin Guoqiang, Director of the Department of Chemistry, National Natural Science Foundation of China; Prof. Zhang Lihe, Academician of CAS; and Prof. Henry Wong, Chairman of the Research Committee of CUHK, and Mr Li Ling, Deputy Director General of Education, Science and Technology Department, Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in HKSAR officiated at the opening ceremony of the Symposium.

 

The Symposium provided a platform to scientists and scholars to exchange views and to present their research progress. It served the purpose of networking and fostering dynamic academic exchange and research collaboration among the scientists from the mainland and Hong Kong. For the Symposium's official website, please click here 

 

For information about Academic Symposium on Bio-informatics and its Applications' 2007, please click here.

Academic Symposium on Chemical Biology

Prof. Kenneth Young (2nd from right), Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK; Prof. Lin Guoqiang (1st from left), Director of the Department of Chemistry, National Natural Science Foundation of China; Prof. Zhang Lihe (2nd from left), Academician of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS); and Mr Li Ling (1st from right), Deputy Director General of Education, Science and Technology Department, Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in HKSAR officiates at the opening ceremony of the Symposium.

Prof. Zhang Lihe of Peking University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Prof. Lin Guoqiang of the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. C.M. Che, Dr. Hui Wai Haan Chair of Chemistry of the University of Hong Kong

Prof. Ji Liangnian (left) of the Department of Chemistry of Sun Yat-sen University;, and Prof. Henry Wong (right) of the Department of Chemistry of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Prof. Lawrence Lau delivers a welcome speech at the luncheon.

 
 
:: Back to This Issue
:: SYSU President Visits CUHK
:: Academic Symposium on Chemical Biology
:: United College Distinguished Visiting Scholar – Prof. Qin Dahe
:: Shanghai-Hong Kong Innovation and Transfer of Science & Technology Forum 2008
:: Visit by Vice-President of Northeast Normal University
:: The 10th Higher Education Management Training Programme in Tsinghua University
:: The Latest Academic Exchange Agreements


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