Co-chaired by Prof. Bai Chunli, President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Prof. Rocky S. Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the 5th meeting of Partnership Steering Committee on Collaboration between CUHK and CAS was held on 8 November 2018 in CUHK. Including members from the School of Biomedical Sciences (SBS), more than 40 CUHK and CAS members of various joint laboratories and projects attended the meeting and reported on their progress made in the past year.
During the meeting, Prof. Feng Bo, Associate Professor of SBS and Associate Director of CUHK-Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH), CAS Joint Research Laboratory on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine; and Prof. Zhao Hui, Assistant Professor of SBS and Associate Director of CAS Kunming Institute of Zoology (KIZ) – CUHK Joint Laboratory of Bio-resources and Molecular Research of Common Diseases, shared with the participants the recent progress and achievements, the future development plans of the respective joint laboratories, and the possibilities of expanding collaboration along with the Greater Bay Area Initiative.
Before concluding the meeting, an agreement between the Guangzhou Regenerative Medicine and Health Guangdong Laboratory (GRMH-GDL) and the Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (iTERM) of CUHK was signed for establishing GRMH-GDL–CUHK Joint Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, which signified a critical moment for iTERM and CUHK to build up a strategic partnership and foster the cross-boundary collaboration with GRMH-GDL.
The corresponding coverage by the Office of Academic Links (China) can be viewed HERE.
Group photo of CUHK and CAS representatives