Visit of Academia Sinica Academicians

Prof. Andrew H.J. Wang, Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taipei and Prof. Yao Meng-Chao, Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei visited the School of Biomedical Sciences on 26 April 2012.

During the visit, Prof. Wang and Prof. Yao were warmly received by Prof. Chan Wai-Yee, School Director, Prof. Cho Chi-Hin, Associate Director (Research), and Chiefs of respective Thematic Research Programs including Prof. Franky L. Chan (Cancer & Inflammation), Prof. Christopher H.K. Cheng (Reproduction, Development & Endocrinology), Prof. Yung Wing-Ho (Neuro-degeneration, -development & Repair) and Prof. Kenneth K.H. Lee (Stem Cell & Regeneration). Latest research developments of both parties and possible collaborations were discussed at the meeting.  The meeting was very informative and furthered our understanding of the research landscape of Academia Sinica. 

The visit to our School was part of the "2012 Academia Sinica Academicians Visit Programme cum Lecture Series" arranged by The Chinese University of Hong Kong between 24 and 27 April 2012.  Together with Prof. Wang Kuan, Director of Institute of Chemistry and Nanomedicine Programme, Academia Sinica, Taipei, the three Academicians were arranged to meet with the University's Senior Administration and representatives from the Faculties of Medicine, Science and Engineering.  Apart from meeting with different groups of CUHK representatives, the three Academicians also shared their research expertise by giving public lectures under the "Lecture Series by Academicians".

Prof. Andrew Wang (middle of upper row) and Prof. Yao Meng-Chao (right of upper row) in meeting with Prof. Chan Wai-Yee (left of upper row), Prof. Cho Chi-Hin (1st from left, lower row) and Chiefs of respective Thematic Research Programs

(from left) Prof. Yung Wing-Ho, Prof. Yao Meng-Chao, Prof. Andrew Wang, Prof. Chan Wai-Yee and Prof. Kenneth K.H. Lee seen in front of the Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building

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Discussion Forum on Postgraduate Courses offered in the School of Biomedical Sciences
Frontiers in Biomedical Sciences Seminar Series

School Members received teaching-related awards 2010/11, Faculty of Medicine

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Delegation Visit of University of Edinburgh, U.K.
Delegation Visit from Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Delegation visit from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Delegation Visit of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Delegation Visit to the Health Department of Guangdong Province
Delegation Visit of the School of Medicine, Shenzhen University
Prof. Bian Xiu-Wu from Third Military Medical University, China visited the School of Biomedical Sciences
Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2012
Delegation Visit of Brown University, U.S.A.
Delegation Visit from Biotechnet Switzerland
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Visit of Academia Sinica Academicians
Visit of the Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College
Visit from Graduate College, Jinan University
Delegation Visit of Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology

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Cancer and Inflammation 2012 Symposium
Grand Opening of the Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building

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