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Annual Conference 2015

The Harvard Chinese Life Sciences Conference is the most influential annual event of HMS-CSSA and HSPH-CSSA, which attracts ~500 participants from both the US and China. The conference covers basic research, translational medicine and biopharmaceutical industries, with the goal of encouraging open dialogue and exploring potential collaborations.

 

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 Registration https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-harvard-chinese-life-science-symposium-tickets-15969700805

 

Opening Remarks

Dr. Edward Benz 
CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

 

Technology Innovation

 

Xiaoliang Xie
Professor, Harvard University, Member of National Academy of Sciences

Life at the Single Molecule Level



 

Yi Zhang
Professor, Harvard Medical School,
Investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Understanding Active Demethylation and SCNT through Tool Development

Feng Zhang
Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Genome Editing Technologies and Applications

 

Peng Yin
Associate Professor, Wyss Institute, Harvard Medical School

DNA Probes for Highly Multiplexed Super-resolution Imaging

Cancer Research and Therapeutics

Lieping Chen
Professor, Director of Cancer Immunotherapy, Yale University

A Perspective in Immune Modulation Therapy of Cancer

 

Jean Zhao
Associate Professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Targeting the PI3K/PTEN Pathway in Cancer: from Mouse Genetics to Human Therapies

 

Translational Medicine

David Williams
Professor, Director of Clinical and Translational Research, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Update on Use of Gene Therapy for Monogenic Diseases: the Bad, the Good and the Future

 

Dr. Guangping Gao
Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Viral Vector-Based In Vivo Gene Therapy

 

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9:00am – 9:20am

Registration and Light refreshment

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Opening Remarks

 

Dr. Edward Benz

CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

 (Facilitator: Dr. Jin Zhang)

Technology innovation drives development in Medicine

 (Facilitator: Dr. Shirley Liu)

9:45 am – 10:30 am

Life at the Single Molecule Level.

 

Dr. Xiaoliang Xie

Mallinckrodt Professor, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University

10:30 am – 11:15 am

Understanding active demethylation and SCNT through tool development

Dr. Yi Zhang 

Professor, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Intersectional genetic mapping of spinal microcircuits processing mechanical pain

 

Dr. Feng Zhang

Assistant Professor, Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12: 00 pm – 12:45 pm

DNA probes for highly multiplexed super-resolution imaging

 

Dr. Peng Yin

Associate Professor, Wyss Institute, Harvard Medical School

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch

Cancer Research

(Facilitator: Dr. Jiping Wang)

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

A perspective in immune modulation therapy of cancer.

 

Dr. Lieping Chen

Professor,  Yale University

Director, Cancer Immunology Program at Yale Cancer Center

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Targeting the PI3K/PTEN pathway in cancer: from mouse genetics to human therapies

 

Dr. Jean Zhao

Associate Professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Tea Break

Translational Medicine

(Facilitator: Dr. William Pu)

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Update on use of gene therapy for monogenic diseases: the bad, the good and the future

 

Dr. David Williams

Professor, Director of Translational Medicine Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Viral Vector-Based In Vivo Gene Therapy

 

Dr. Guangping Gao 

Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm

TBA

 

Dr. Nathanael Gray

Professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

2014 Harvard Chinese Life Science Distinguished Research Award Ceremony

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Reception (Invited only)

 

 

Here’s the video presentation of 2015 annual symposium:

 

Section 1, From 9:30 am – 12:25 pm:

http://video.dfcionline.org/accordent/HCLSSymposiumA032815

Section 2, From 1:30 – 3:20 pm:

http://video.dfcionline.org/accordent/HCLSSymposiumB032815

Section 3, From 3:35 – 5:50 pm:

http://video.dfcionline.org/accordent/HCLSSymposiumC032815

 

Please also see the agenda of 2015 symposium

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Award Recipients

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