Appointment of Prof. Wai-Yee Chan as Honorary Professor at Jinan University

Prof. Wai-Yee Chan, Director of SBS, has recently been appointed Honorary Professor to Jinan University, China.  The Appointment Ceremony, officiated by Prof. Y. F. Yang, Associate Dean of College of Life Sciences and Technology, Jinan University, was held on 19 January 2011 at Jinan University.

The Ceremony began with a welcome speech delivered by Prof. T. H. Zhou, Vice President of Jinan University, followed by a presentation of the Appointment Letter to Prof. Chan.  Prof. Chan extended his gratitude to Jinan University and delivered an open seminar on "Non-Coding RNAs and Epigenetic Regulation in Health and Diseases" to the University community. This Ceremony is also covered at the official website of Jinan University (simplified Chinese version only).

In December 2007, the CUHK and Jinan University established a "MOE Key CUHK-Jinan University Joint Laboratories for Regenerative Medicine". Since its establishment in June 2009, the School of Biomedical Sciences has served as the main base for the Joint Laboratories in CUHK. Prof. Kenneth Lee of the School of Biomedical Sciences is the Associate Director of the Joint Laboratories at CUHK.  Professor Chan and some of the PIs in our School are key members of the Joint Laboratories. 

For details of the Joint Laboratories, please visit the following website:

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