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CAS Academicians on Life Sciences

The Sixth Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) Academicians Visit Programme was held from 18 to 22 March. Five CAS Academicians from the Division of Life Sciences and Medicine, joined the delegation this year, including Prof. Shen Yan, Vice President of the National Natural Science Foundation of China; Prof. Rao Zihe, former President of Nankai University; Prof. Chen Lin, of Institute of Biophysics, CAS; Prof. He Lin, Director of Bio-X Institute at Shanghai Jiao Tong University; and Prof. Lin Hongxuan, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, CAS.

The delegates were warmly received by CUHK senior officers. They also exchanged ideas and explored possibilities for further collaboration with representatives from CUHK. On 20 March, the five academicians delivered public lectures in the ‘Lecture Series by Academicians’. They shared their expertise and views in life sciences. More than 300 people including academics, researchers and students from CUHK and other universities as well as members from the general public were attracted to the lectures. 

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