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. Frankly 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