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Annual Conference 2013

April 13-14, 2013

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

2013 Annual Harvard Chinese Life Science Research Symposium, Transforming Medicine through Innovative Integration, will be held at Harvard Medical School on April 13-14th, 2013. The Symposium, organized by Harvard Medical School Chinese Scholars and Scientists Association (HMS-CSSA) and Harvard School of Public Health Chinese Students and Scholars Association (HSPH-CSSA), is an event that attracts participants from Harvard Medical School and 17 affiliated institutions, major US medical and research institutions across the country, and Chinese medical science research community.
This year’s symposium will cover broader topics including Biomedical Research, Translational Medicine and Biopharmaceutical Industry, and feature guest speakers ranging from well-established professors and investigators, promising young post-doctorals, and prominent business leaders from biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. It provides participants with the opportunity to exchange exciting ideas and share research leads, and interact with a larger audience at the time when translational medicine is transforming the way we do with medical research.

Please refer to the attached Agenda  and flyer for speaker list and additional information.
Agenda of 2013 Harvard Chinese Life Science Annual Research Symposium [.pdf]

Time:

9:30 – 5:30pm, Saturday, April 13, 2013
10:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday, April 14, 2013

Location:

Folkman Auditorium, Enders Building,
Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

Registration (This event is open to public):

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ra6Au8oflMnAggeFfeAGbhilFJQT0rynTciHnCU0pcY/viewform
Light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please mark your calendar and stay tuned.
More information will be forthcoming over the next 2 weeks. .

Thank you for your participation and support
HMS-CSSA & HSPH-CSSA
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The photos for the symposium 2013 are now available online here!
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2013 Harvard Chinese Life Science  Annual Research Symposium-flyer

2013 Harvard Chinese Life Science Annual Research Symposium

April 13-14, 2013

Folkman Auditorium, Enders Building

Children’s Hospital Boston & Harvard Medical School

300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115

Harvard Medical School Chinese Scientists and Scholars Association

Harvard School of Public Health Chinese Students and Scholars Association

Featured Speakers

Dr. William W. Chin, Executive Dean for Research, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Yi Zhang, Professor, HHMI, Boston Children’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Dr. Xihong Lin, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. Keji Zhao, Professor, Director of the Systems Biology Center at the NHLBI

Dr. Zhijian (James) Chen, Professor, HHMI, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Hongbo Luo, Professor, Boston Children’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Dr. Feng Zhang, Assistant Professor, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard Medical School

Dr. Xu Liu, Research Scientist, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT

Dr. Kwok-Kin Wong, Scientific Director of Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science

Dr. Wei Zhang, Director of Commercial Strategies of HSCI

Dr. Chienwei (Eric) Liao, MGH Site Director for the Harvard Plastic Surgery Residency

Dr. Chiang Li, President and founder of Boston Biomedicals

Dr. Luke Li, Executive Director, Head of Global BioTherapeutics Technologies & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pfizer

Dr. Yuelei Shen, Founder and CEO of Biocytogen

Dr. Samantha Du, Managing Director of Sequoia Capital China

Dr. Steve Sun, President and CEO of GENEWIZ

Dr. Keyong Zou, President, Boston Open Labs

 

More information: http://hms-cssa.org/

Free Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ra6Au8oflMnAggeFfeAGbhilFJQT0rynTciHnCU0pcY/viewform

Printable Flyer and Agenda Here

Symposium Flyer

Dear HMS-CSSA members,

We are pleased to announce that Harvard Medical School- Chinese Scholars & Scientists Association (HMS-CSSA) has selected twelve young investigators for 2013 Harvard Chinese Life Science Annual Distinguished Research Award.

The awardees are:

  • Le Cong (Harvard Medical School)
  • Chuan Wu (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
  • Dong Kong (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)
  • Yufei Xu (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
  • Xiaodong Jiang (Harvard Medical School)
  • Jixi Li (Children’s Hospital)
  • Xiaoyun Liao (Dana-Farber Institute)
  • Xu Tan(Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
  • Xinjun Zhang (Children’s Hospital)
  • Zeyu Xiao(Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
  • Jing Wang (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
  • Wenxian Fu (Harvard Medical School)

The award aims to promote scientific research in Chinese community in Harvard Medical School. The nominating committee is comprised of faculties of Harvard Medical School and advisory board members of HMS-CSSA. The criteria of the selection are based on the scientific merits of their research published in year 2012. Six awardees of 2013 Harvard Chinese Life Science Annual Distinguished Research Award are expected to deliver a twenty-minute lecture at Harvard Chinese Life Science Annual Research Symposium on April 13-14, 2013. A short ceremony for issuing winners award certificates will be followed.

Congratulations on scientific achievement of recipients.

We are looking forward to meeting them at Harvard Chinese Life Science Annual Research Symposium on April 13.

HMS-CSSA

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