Prof. Bai Chunli, President of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) visited The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on 5 December 2013. The aim of this visit was to receive updates of CUHK to enhance mutual understanding for sustainable partnership development.
The delegation was warmly received by Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Fok Tai-fai, Pro-Vice-Chancellor; Prof. P.C. Leung, Director of Institute of Chinese Medicine and Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China (CUHK); Prof. Xie Zuowei, Associate Dean of Science and Associate Director of State Key laboratory of Synthetic Chemistry; Prof. Nelson Tang, Associate Director of CAS Kunming Institute of Zoology-CUHK Joint Laboratory of Bio-resources and Molecular Research of Common Diseases; Prof. Chan Wai-yee, Co-Director of CUHK-CAS Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health Joint Research Laboratory on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine; and Prof. Lin Ge, Director of CUHK-CAS Joint Research Laboratory for Promoting Globalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
CUHK representatives gave reports to President Bai about the recent development of the University and the research achievements of the CUHK-CAS joint research units. Discussions on the progress of the joint units were held. The delegation next paid visit to the joint laboratories between CUHK and CAS housed under the School of Biomedical Sciences for a closer look of the recent research projects and meeting with relevant members to enhance communication.
CAS is one of the close partners of CUHK. There have been a variety of ongoing projects between the two parties and the visit further strengthened the partnership and fostered long-term development in research and academic exchange.
(The whole news is cited from the Chinese University of Hong Kong)