19 scholars from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) , gathered with several scholars from ZJU-UoE Institute, Zhejiang University(ZJU), and School of Basic Medical Sciences, ZJU, in Zijingang Campus, ZJU, on March 18, 2019. The scholars from NUS and ZJU gave a series of talks on Biomedical Sciences. The speakers shared the latest scientific research achievements in the fields of Infection and Immune Regulation in Metabolism, Aging, and Cancer. Over a hundred of teachers and students attended the lectures.
The opening ceremony of the series of lectures was presided over by Prof. WANG Di, Vice Dean of School of Basic Medical Sciences, ZJU. Prof. KE Yuehai, Vice Dean of the SCI-TECH Academy, ZJU, and Vice Dean of School of Medicine, ZJU, Prof. Paul MACARY, Director of Life Science Institute, NUS, Prof. WANG Qingqing, Dean of School of Basic Medical Sciences, ZJU, and Prof. Kevin TAN, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, NUS made the opening address.
The two-day series of lectures included 2 keynote speeches and 29 academic talks. The speakers deeply discussed the frontier scientific issues in the fields of Infection and Immune Regulation in Metabolism, Aging, and Cancer. Prof. Brian KENNEDY, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,
NUS, Director of National University Health System (NUHS) Centre for Healthy Ageing, Senior Principal Investigator of Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (A*STAR), Professor of Buck Institute for Research on Ageing, Novato, CA, USA, Editor-in-Chief of Aging Cell, and Prof. LU Linrong, Qiushi Distinguished Professor, Institute of Immunology, ZJU, Vice Dean of ZJU-UoE Institute, ZJU, Honorary Professor of University of Edinburgh, Distinguished Young Scholar of the National Nature Science Fund gave the keynote speeches.