西雅图华人生物医学协会即将举行25周年庆典及2018年会

西雅图华人生物医学协会成立于1993年,至今走过了25年历程。协会定于10月6日隆重举行廿五周年庆典,包括下午的庆祝演讲、颁奖典礼以及庆祝晚宴。协会还将于10月7日举行2018年全体会员大会(俗称年会)。本次庆祝活动及年会我们荣幸邀请到包括两位协会创始人在内的九位在生物医学多个领域极富盛名的学者专家作精彩的学术报告。他们分别是:

  1. 协会联合创始人、深圳华大基因董事长兼华大基因研究院名誉院长汪建,题目“我们的基因组与我们的世界。”
  2. 协会联合创始人、中国科学院北京基因组研究所研究员于军,题目“揭示微观生物圈奥秘的新时代。”
  3. 协会学术顾问、美国国家科学院院士、中国科学院外籍院士、北京生命科学研究所所长王晓东,2018年会主旨演讲题目“疾病和衰老过程中的程序性细胞死亡。”
  4. 协会老会员、俄亥俄州立大学医学院兽医学系教授刘善虑,题目“病毒和宿主相互作用:研究艾滋、埃博拉以及塞卡病毒的启发和意义。”
  5. 协会终身会员、华盛顿大学生物结构系教授许文清,题目“Wnt 信号通路的结构与分子机制解析。”
  6. 协会老会员、清华大学医学院教授、院长董晨,题目“对抗炎症及癌症之创新策略。”
  7. 协会终身会员、华盛顿大学机械工程系教授兼生物工程系教授、国际低温生物学与医学学会主席高大勇,题目“活体细胞和器官的冷冻保存:全球科技工作者面临的大挑战。”
  8. 协会老会员、斯塔沃斯医学研究所教授李凌衡,题目“攻克癌症干细胞免疫逃逸。”
  9. 协会老会员、先声药业集团首席科学官牟骅,题目“转化医学引导的创新药物开发与合作。”

25周年庆典地址:Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University St, Seattle, WA 98101。下午的庆祝演讲与颁奖典礼对会员及公众免费,晚宴凭券入场。宾馆不提供免费停车;从华大主校区乘坐Link light rail到University Street Station或很多其它公交线路均可到达宾馆。
2018年会地址: UW SLU Campus, Orin Smith Auditorium, 850 Republican St, Seattle WA 98109。届时SLU地下停车场以及附近街道都可以免费停车。

10月7日的庆祝年会还将首次举办海报展示 (Poster Presentation) ,热忱欢迎参会会员将参加其它会议的海报在年会上展示和交流(请将海报题目与作者递交至:bhshao@uw.edu)。

本次庆祝活动与年会必将是大西雅图地区华人生物医学学者们齐聚一堂、交流学术心得、寻求合作机会和推动科研发展的又一次盛会。协会热诚欢迎全体会员及各界关注生物医学的人士届时光临。庆祝活动与年会详情请参见:http://scbahome.org/scba25。请有意参加二十五周年庆典与2018年庆祝年会的会员与朋友造访协会网页“http://scbahome.org/membership”注册报名并缴纳适当的费用(报名截止日期:10月1日)。10月7日年会期间,全体会员将共进午餐(免费)。

  • 年度会员费:15美元(学生会员10美元);
  • 晚宴:会员50美元,非会员150美元

25th Anniversary Celebration & 2018 Annual Meeting

INVITED SPEAKERS

  1. Jian WANG, MD, President of BGI, Chair of Shenzhen BGI Institute, Co-founder of SCBA. “Our Genomes, Our World.”
  2. Jun YU, PhD, Investigator of Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Co-founder of SCBA. “Peeking into Secrets of the Microbioshpere.”
  3. Xiaodong WANG, PhD, Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Director, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing. “Programmed Cell Death in Diseases and Aging.”
  4. Wenqing XU, PhD, Professor of Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington. “Structural and Mechanistic Dissection of the Wnt Signaling Pathway.”
  5. Linheng LI, PhD, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Investigator. “Overcoming Immune Escaping of Cancer Stem Cells.”
  6. Chen DONG, PhD, Dean and Professor of School of Medicine, Tsinghua University. “Novel Strategies to Target Inflammation and Cancer.”
  7. Dayong GAO, PhD, Origincell Endowed Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington. “Freezing of Living Cells and Organs: A Great Challenge for Global Scientists and Engineers.”
  8. Shan-Lu LIU, MD, PhD, Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Professor. “Virus-host interaction: lessons from HIV/AIDS, Ebola and Zika.”
  9. Hua MU, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Simcere Pharmaceutical Group. “Translational Medicine Guided Innovative Drug Development and Collaborations”

Annual membership: $15 ($10 for students); Gala Banquet: $50 (members) or $150 (non-members); Free lunch (Oct. 7) will be provided to SCBA members; Please preregister and pay appropriate fees no later than Oct. 1 at: http://scbahome.org/membership.
Questions? Contact Dr. Qiang Tian (qiang.tian@systemsbiology.org) or Dr. Baohai Shao (bhshao@uw.edu)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
We are grateful to the following companies and individuals for their support on SCBA’s celebrating events:

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