Half Day Symposium (co-organized with the Molecular Biotechnology

Programme) & AGM of HKSBMB


Date: 22nd Feb, 2008

Venue: LT2, MMW Bldg, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Time: 2:30-7:00pm


2:30-3:15pm Dr. Kit Chan (Solicitor, New York) - Stem cell, Biotech and law


3:15-4:00pm Ms. Alexandra Lo (Solicitor, Hong Kong) - Regulatory issues related to Stem cell research and applications


4:00- 4:30pm Prof. Tom Boyde (Emeritus Professr, University of Hong Kong, and Founding Chairman of Hong Kong Society of Biochemistry) - Recognition and selectivity of binding: molecular correlates


4:30-5:30pm  Video show of an Interview with the 2006 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine - Dr. Andrew Fire (Standford University, USA)


5:30-6:15 pm Dr. Hannah Xue (Associate Professor, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - The discovery of a schizophrenia gene


6:15-7:00pm (RM 622 MMW bldg) AGM of Hong Kong Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - tea reception sponsored by Gene Company Ltd.


7:15-8:45pm Dinner at Chung Chi College (free for active members, $50 for inactive members/non-members- please register by email to shannon-au@cuhk.edu.hk before 5pm Thursday 21.2.08)