Follow-up Delegation Visit of University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Further to the previous visit on 26 April 2013, a 5-member delegation from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom paid a follow-up visit to the School of Biomedical Sciences on 3 and 4 June 2013.

On the first day, the delegates participated in the "Joint Southampton University and CUHK School of Biomedical Sciences Seminar on Stem Cell and Developmental Biology" in which they were invited to give talks on various topics relating to stem cell and developmental biology (see details HERE). Members of our Stem Cell and Regeneration Program also presented their related work during the seminar.  On the second day, the visitors were arranged to have one-to-one-meetings with the members of the Stem Cell and Regeneration Program, followed by a round table group meeting to discuss in detail the agreed areas of collaboration, the possibility of joint grant applications and students exchange between the two parties.

Group photo of members of our Stem Cell and Regeneration Program and the University of Southampton delegation

Snapshots taken during the Joint Seminar

Snapshots taken during the Joint Seminar

Snapshots taken during the Joint Seminar

Snapshots taken during the Joint Seminar

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SBS Research Day 2013 cum Neuroscience Symposium 2013
2013 Gordon Research Conference on Germinal Stem Cell Biology
PEF Experience Sharing: Bridging Innovation and Commercialization – Journey to BioPharma Asia 2013
SBS Summer Research Internship Programme 2013
CU Medical Alumni Homecoming Day
Energy Saving Talk

The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Grants 2013 obtained by School members
Appointment of Prof. Chan Wai-yee as the Shaw Prize Council Member
Appointment of Prof. Christopher H.K. Cheng as a member of the Expert Group under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Control of Release) Ordinance
Prof. Yung Wing-ho being awarded the Research Excellence Award 2012-2013
Prof. Simon C.L. Au received the Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award 2012, CUHK
Prof. Kwan Yiu-wa being appointed as Guest Professor at National Engineering Research Center for the Development of New Drugs, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, China
Dr. Guo Jing-hui being awarded the Postgraduate Research Output Award 2012
Ms. Sophie S.S. Liu being awarded the Professor Charles K. Kao Student Creativity Award 2013 Merit Prize

Visit of Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Delegation Visits to Jinan University
Delegation Visit of Rotterdam Erasmus Medical Center, the Netherlands
Delegation Visit of Yunnan Province, China
Follow-up Delegation Visit of University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Signing of the MOU on establishing the CUHK – SDU Joint Laboratory on Reproductive Genetics
Delegation Visit of University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Visit of University of Adelaide, Australia
Visit of Scottish Delegation
Participation in the Postgraduate Research Day organized by the Kunming Institute of Zoology

Retirement and Reappointment of Teaching Staff Member

Postgraduate Research Day 2013
3rd CUHK International Symposium on Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
The First Director's Cup - Badminton Tournament of SBS

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