Visit of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

Representatives of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) including Prof. Yi Wang, Vice Director, Office of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs, NSFC, and Prof. Zhang-Cai Yan, Director, Division of Life Sciences, NSFC, together with Ms. Lydia L. J. Lin, Deputy Managing Director, Beijing-Hong Kong International Training Centre, visited the School of Biomedical Sciences on 23 May 2011.

Prof. Wai-Yee Chan, Director of the School and Prof. Kenneth Lee, Managing Director of the Core Laboratories met with visitors.  After hearing a presentation highlighting the latest development of the various areas of the School by Professor Chan, the visitors were given a tour of the core laboratories.

Earlier in October 2010, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the NSFC co-organized the 2010 Academic Symposium on Developmental Studies in Health and Diseases under the coordination of our School and the Office of Academic Links (China).  Following the Symposium, participants nominated by the NSFC paid a visit to our School to explore the possibilities of developing joint collaborations.

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School of Biomedical Sciences Research Day 2011
Symposium organized by the Stem Cell and Regeneration Center
Inauguration Ceremony of "The CUHK-BGI Innovation Institute of Trans-omics"
Inauguration Ceremony of the Executive Committee of Postgraduate Student Association of the School of Biomedical Sciences
Orientation Ceremony for the freshmen of the Division of Biomedical Sciences, SBS
New SBS Flyer

Appointments of Prof. Wai-Yee Chan as Founding Director and Prof. Stephen K.W. Tsui as Associate Director (Education) of "The CUHK-BGI Innovation Institute of Trans-omics"
Appointment of Prof. David Yew as Core Member of the Research Advisory Group (RAG) of the Narcotics Division, the Security Bureau, HKSAR
The NSFC Grants 2011 obtained by School members
RGC GRF 2011-12 obtained by School members
Prof. Hsiao-Chang Chan being awarded the National Major Basic Research Program (973 funding program)

The 13th International Symposium of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
Conference on "Stem Cell, Regenerative Medicine and Cancer"
Visit of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
Visit of the Vice-Minister of The Ministry of Education of China

People Portrait - Prof. Yin XIA, Assistant Professor
People Portrait - Miss Shen GU, Ph.D. Student
People Portrait - Miss Jielin CHEN, Ph.D. Student
New Faces - Mr. TING James Wai Ming, Dissecting Laboratory Manager
Announcements - Retirement and New Capacities of Prof. David Yew and Prof. W. H. Kwong
Announcements - Promotion of Mr. Eugene Wong to Laboratory Technologist

School of Biomedical Sciences Postgraduate Research Day 2011

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