Seminar


 

欧美同学会与西雅图华人生物医学协会共建联络工作站 - 人大副委员长、欧美同学会会长陈竺出席签约仪式并授牌

 

5月15日上午,假座系统生物学研究所礼堂,具有百年历史的欧美同学会·中国留学人员联谊会与西雅图华人生物医学协会隆重举行了共建联络工作站的签约授牌仪式。张学军秘书长代表欧美同学会·中国留学人员联谊会,田强博士受林惠国理事长的委托代表西雅图华人生物医学协会分别在协议书上签字。中国全国人大副委员长、欧美同学会·中国留学人员联谊会会长陈竺亲自出席并见证了协议的签署和授牌。西雅图联络工作站是欧美同学会·中国留学人员联谊会的全球第十二个、美国第二个海外联络工作站。据张学军秘书长介绍,西雅图联络工作站也是陈竺会长亲自出席签约授牌仪式的第一个工作站。

西雅图联络工作站将为祖国科教兴国、人才强国战略和实施“千人计划”举荐人才,组织留学人员为祖国经济建设和社会发展建言献策,为留学人员回国工作、为国服务搭建平台,了解和反映海外留学人员的思想、工作和生活状况,为做好海外留学人员工作提供服务等。西雅图联络工作站将不仅为祖国引进海外人才搭建平台,也将为在美华人华侨报效祖国、为祖国建设出力起到桥梁作用。

签约授牌仪式举行之前,为欢迎陈竺会长率团访问西雅图,西雅图华人生物医学协会主持召开了欧美同学会代表团与西雅图华人社团代表之间的座谈会。田强博士代表西雅图华人生物医学协会首先致辞,热烈欢迎陈竺会长率团访问西雅图,并介绍了西雅图华人生物医学协会的历史与现状。陈竺会长代表欧美同学会·中国留学人员联谊会致辞,并向与会代表致以亲切的问候。张学军秘书长向与会代表介绍了欧美同学会·中国留学人员联谊会的历史与现状,并向与会代表阐述了在西雅图建立联络工作站的目的与意义。参加座谈会的西雅图华人社团的代表们分别回顾和介绍了各自社团的历史与发展现状,畅谈了共同合作的前景,并一致认为在西雅图建立联络工作站具有重要的历史意义。

出席签约授牌仪式的有欧美同学会代表团一行六人:陈竺、张学军、李想、张宗伟、金涛和杨姝。西雅图华人生物医学协会代表十四人:田强、邵保海、郑宁、许文清、杨展涛、黄解于、李沫、陈迎章、刘燕、王昊、高泽人、安杰、苏碚弘和徐丹滨。应邀出席座谈和见证签约授牌仪式的西雅图华人社团代表有:华盛顿大学中国学生学者联谊会的朱文博、美洲中国工程师学会的周雍、美华航太工程师协会的柳建夏和微软华人协会的洪偲淘。


 

Panel Discussion with Ophthalmologist team from China

 

2015年在11月11日
中国的眼科专家,也是推进中国角膜捐赠、角膜移植的先行者,姚晓明医生及其团队来西雅图访问(姚晓明医生简历详见http://baike.baidu.com/subview/1385442/10315176.htm)。Seattle Chinese Biomedical Association (SCBA) 和WAHPA一起,在11月11日上午,与姚晓明医生及其随行人员进行座谈交流。本次活动除了从国内来的姚小明医生等一行眼科专家来介绍他们在国内从事的眼角膜捐赠和移植事业,还有来自西雅图的有从事角膜研究的专家、眼科医生 沈彤(Dr Teung Shen)和病理医生林惠国教授等医生参加交流,同时华盛顿大学的许多基础科学家和教授们也一起出席,其中生物结构系教授兼系主任 Dr. Rachel Wong为大家展示她实验室视网膜研究最新进展,非常精彩。
座谈会期间,各个参与者从各个不同的专业角度阐述了国内外临床和基础科研的动态和今后发展方向,并探讨了国内外科学家和医生在科研,医疗和公益事业上找寻相关课题题,并为将来的合作寻求机会。本次活动成功举办,彰显了SCBA作为西雅图医学和科研领域的强强组织,在科研和临床,国内和国际交流方面的桥梁纽带作用。同时也是一个推动我们SCBA举办更多学术交流活动的良好契机。

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Informal Forum: Clinical and Research Application of Next Generation Sequencing in Inherited Eye Diseases

 

Speaker: Min Qi, Ph.D.
时间:2015 年3 月7 日(星期六)晚上七时起
When: March 7, 2015 (Sunday), from 7:00 pm
地点:华盛顿大学医学院K-450 会议室
Where: Health Science Building, Room K-450


 

The first SCBA academic seminar in 2015

 

The first SCBA academic seminar in 2015 has been scheduled as below:

When:   February 28, 2015 (Saturday), from 7:00 pm
Where:  Health Science Building, Room K-450
What:   Special Lecture: Novel Cellular Factors Inhibiting HIV and Other Viral Infections
Note:   Free parking during seminar time in UW campus

About speaker: Dr. Shan-Lu Liu is currently an associate professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and an investigator of Bond Life Sciences Center, University of Missouri. He is also an adjunct professor of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University. He received his medical training in China and his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington in 2003. He was named as Canada Research Chair in Virology and Gene Therapy at McGill University during 2005-2010. His current research is focused on membrane fusion and cellular entry of enveloped RNA viruses, as well as innate immunity to viral infections. The model viruses that his lab has been studying include HIV, influenza A virus, HCV, and Ebola virus. He will speak on two novel families of cellular factors, i.e., IFITMs (IFN-induced transmembrane proteins) and TIMs (T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain proteins), which broadly inhibit viral infections.

Open attachment for detail in Chinese, and mark your calendar for attending.

SCBA office


 

SCBA has a long history and mission of disseminating cutting-edge biomedical researches from pacific northwest to life sciences institutions in China. To better promote this tradition, we have invited a distinguished panel of professors who played a leading role in these endeavors to share with us their experiences.

A panel discussion "China Experiences--Opportunities and Challenges" was held on Saturday, Feb 22nd, 7pm to 9pm at UW K-450.


 

Academic seminars
May 11, 2013 (Saturday), 7:00 pm
UW Health Science Building, Meeting Room K-450