Hong Kong Institution of Science 20th Annual Conference 2012

Biological Advances Made in Hong Kong

3th November,2012

Organized by: Hong Kong Institution of Science City University of Hong Kong      Sponsered by: The Croucher Foundation


13:45 – 14:15 Registration
14:15 – 14:25 Opening Remarks
Professor Tony Chan, President of Hong Kong Institution of Science
14:25 – 14:35 Welcome Address
Professor Way Kuo, President of City University of Hong Kong
14:35 – 15:20 Presentation of Young Scientist Awards
15:20 – 15:50 First presentation,
Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis: from dream to reality
Prof. Yuk-Ming Dennis LO, Chairman

Department of Chemical Pathology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
15:50 – 16:10 Coffee Break
16:10 – 16:40 Second presentation,
Understanding the brain in health and disease
Prof. Nancy Yuk-Yu IP, Dean

School of Science
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
16:40 – 17:10 Third presentation,
Nowhere like home:
characterisation and mimicking of the tissue microenvironment
Dr. Yun-Wah LAM

Department of Biology and Chemistry
City University of Hong Kong
17:10 – 17:20 Presentation of Souvenirs
17:20 – 17:50 AGM of HKIS
18:00 – 20:00 Annual Banquet