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Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) Symposium 2018 & Croucher Advanced Study Institutes (ASI)

Date: December 11 & 13, 2018 (Tuesday & Thursday)

Time: 9:15 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on December 11, 2018; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on December 13, 2018

Venue: Cheung Kung Hai Lecture Theatre 2, G/F, William M.W. Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road

Theme: Genetic Variation and Genome Architecture in Development, Health and Disease

Over the past few years, Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) Symposium has successfully brought a number of well-renowned overseas speakers to Hong Kong to deliver important seminars in different fields. The symposia were proven to be a huge success, not only packed with exciting talks but also received very positive feedbacks from the audience.

This year, the TRS symposium will co-organize with the Croucher Advanced Study Institutes (ASI) to bring you the world-class seminars and workshops. The theme of this year symposium is “Genetic Variation and Genome Architecture in Development, Health and Disease”, and we would like to extend an invite to you to participate in this symposium. We are privileged to have invited a panel of eminent overseas and local speakers to the event:

Invited Speakers:

Croucher Advanced Study Institutes (ASI) (December 11 & 13, 2018)

Professor Marianne Bronner (December 13, 2018)

California Institute of Technology, United State

Professor John Christodoulou (December 11, 2018)

University of Melbourne, Australia

Professor Frank Grosveld (December 11, 2018)

Erasmus MC, Netherlands

TRS Symposium 2018 (December 11, 2018)

Professor Kenneth Chien

Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Professor Pentao Liu

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Patrick Tam

University of Sydney, Australia

Mok Hing-Yiu Distinguished Visiting Professor, HKU

Dr. Clara Tang

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Co-organized by:

Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Centre


For enquiries, please contact Dr. Thomas LEON at +852 2831 5391 or for the TRS Symposium and Ms. Nicole Lau at +852 2831 5429 or for the ASI.


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