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BMS Research Gala 2018

BMS faculty, research staff and students attended Research Gala 2018 together.
BMS faculty, research staff and students attended Research Gala 2018 together.

On 14–16 June, BMS held its third departmental Research Gala, together with other universities including Sun Yat-Sen University, Macau University, and National University of Singapore, as the inaugural Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Biomedical Forum at Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province. The Qingyuan Municipal Government provided much kind support of the event, including the conference venue at the TianAn Smart City Area. We were fortunate to have Prof. Harvey Lodish (MIT) as the keynote speaker. Lots of exciting science was brewing, with new collaborations formed with the other participating universities.

More than 100 poster were presented by students and staff members from BMS and other participating universities including mainland and Macau universities. There were also 8 PowerPoint presentation delivered by research students. At the end of the event, a total of 8 poster awards were given to participating students and staff, 4 out 8 were BMS students and staff. All students who gave PowerPoint presentation were also given an award.

Congratulations to all the awardees!

Poster Presentation Awards

Research Students
Shuyi MAI (Supervisor: Dr Wenjun XIONG)
TIEN Luyen VU (Supervisor: Dr Minh LE)
Muhammad WAQAS (Supervisor: Dr Minh LE)

Research Staff
Zhuogui LEI (Supervisor: Prof. Ying LI)

Outstanding Report Award

Research Student
Aaron Feng GAO (Supervisor: Dr Xin WANG)

Dr Xi Yao delivered a talk “Bio-inspired design of self-healing coatings for biofouling prevention” at the Gala.
Dr Xi Yao delivered a talk "Bio-inspired design of self-healing coatings for biofouling prevention" at the Gala.
Dr Gigi Lo delivered a talk “Development of Phototheranostic Agents for Cancer Imaging and Therapy” at the Gala.
Dr Gigi Lo delivered a talk “Development of Phototheranostic Agents for Cancer Imaging and Therapy” at the Gala.
Participants from different universities at the event.
Participants from different universities at the event.
Faculty, research staff and students shared knowledge and research progress at the Gala.
Faculty, research staff and students shared knowledge and research progress at the Gala.
Prof. Harvey Lodish (third from left) with winners of the Best Poster Awards.
Prof. Harvey Lodish (third from left) with winners of the Best Poster Awards.
Prof. Michael Yang (fifth from right) with winners of the Outstanding Report Awards.
Prof. Michael Yang (fifth from right) with winners of the Outstanding Report Awards.

News clipping and external links (Chinese version only):

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24 June 2018