East Lake International Forum—Parallel Session for Medicine Successfully Held in Tongji Medical College

The 6thEast Lake International Forum for Outstanding Overseas Young Scholars-MedicalSub-Forum was successfullyheld in Tongji Medical College from December 26 to 28, 2017. Thirtyoutstanding overseas young scholars from world-renownedcolleges and research institutionsin U.S.A.,United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, AustraliaandJapanetc.attended the forum.

Vice-Presidentof HUST and Dean of TMC, Prof.CHENJianguo introduced the development history andacademicstrengthsofTMCwitha speech titled“HUST-Tongji Medical College, CreateNewGloryWithYou”. Heillustrated the vision of TMC is to buildfirst-class medical collegeby means offirst-class culture,first-class disciplines andfirst-classtalents.He pointed out thatTMCwasundergoing a period ofrapid development,andheardentlycalled onyoung talentsseize the opportunity tojoinTMCfora better future. The young scholarsthenmade presentations abouttheirresearch progress andinteractedwith nearly 200 attendingteachers and students. After the forum, the scholars were invited to visit research platformsof relevant disciplines and carry onfurtheracademic exchanges.

East Lake International Forum for Outstanding Overseas Young Scholars hasbeen held 6 timesannuallysince 2012;Tongji Medical College firstly held the medicalsub-forum in 2013.Scholars under 40,withdoctor degree in well-known colleges, engaged in medical research for 3+years inwell-renownedoverseas collegesorresearch institutionsorfamous enterpriseswith acknowledgeableachievements,are all welcome toregister, thetravel expenses and accommodationwill be covered byHUST.

Normally, the forum is held around Christmas. If youare interested, pleasekeep an eye onthe website of the personnel department of HUST (http://hr.hust.edu.cn/).

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