Academic Committee Meeting and Principal Investigators (PI) Exchange Programme of MOE Key Laboratory
On 4 October 2023, a delegation from the School of Biomedical Sciences (SBS), the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), led by Prof. Chan Wai-yee, Li Ka Shing Professor of Biomedical Science, and including Prof. Wan Chao and Prof. Zhao Hui, attended the first Committee Meeting of the Second Academic Committee, the Ministry of Education (MOE) Key Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine (CUHK-Jinan University) at Jinan University. The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format, with participants from both SBS and Jinan University.
The meeting included presentations on the progress of the Key Laboratory and its research. The Academic Committee discussed the laboratory's goals, research directions, and challenges, and offered suggestions for its future development.
The Committee encouraged members to strengthen academic cooperation and exchange, nurture the next generation of scientists and clinicians, and promote innovation and clinical translation of basic research achievements to serve the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area International Innovation Centre.
Following the Committee Meeting, a networking and exchange programme between PI members of MOE Key Laboratory from CUHK and Jinan University was launched on 15 December 2023. SBS members including Prof. Chan Wai-yee, Prof. Chan Hon-fai, Prof. Anna Maria Blocki, Prof. Gao Bo, Prof. Gu Shen, Prof. Jiang Xiaohua, Prof. Wan Chao, Prof. Wang Wuming and Prof. Zhao Hui attended the meeting. 10 research teams from CUHK and 10 research teams from Jinan University exchanged their research directions, projects and experiences. The programme aimed to foster academic exchange and cooperation between the PI members of the MOE Key Laboratory of CUHK and Jinan University in the research field of regenerative medicine.
Group photo of participants of the MOE Key Laboratory Academic Committee Meeting
Prof. Chan Wai-yee of SBS and Prof. Hong An, Vice President of Jinan University present the Appointment Certificate to Prof. Li Jinsong, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Committee Chair of the Second Academic Committee of the MOE Key Laboratory.
Prof. Chan Wai-yee gives a speech during the Academic Committee Meeting.
SBS members take part in the PI Exchange Programme Meeting