ShanghaiTech-SIAIS BioForum 2015 Convened



Date:13 November 2015

Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies (SIAIS) held the 2015 Bioforum in collaboration with Amgen Biopharmaceutical (Shanghai) Co., Ltd from November 10th-12th. Vice President and Provost Yin Jie, Deputy Director of Pudong Science and Technology Commission Gu Bing and Head of hi-tech development department of Pudong Science and Technology Commission Kong Lingyi attended the forum.

Based on the success of 2014 BioForum focusing on cellular processing of information, the theme of 2015 BioForum lies in “Advances in Integrative Biology of Cellular Processes”, with the goal to highlight the exciting new developments for tacking challenging cellular systems that include a broad range of fields from antibody drug research to molecular medicine, macromolecular structure, signal pathways. The forum brought together the scientists from world top universities and research institutions not only to discuss advanced scientific issues, but also to strengthen the dialogues between the academia and the industry.

To build a technological innovation center with a global influence, ShanghaiTech jointly held this forum with well-known multinational biotechnology enterprises and Pudong Science and Technology Commission, which is aimed at with the constructed core carrier at the technological innovation center as a basis--Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, providing a high-end academic exchanging platform for the researchers within the park as well as in the bio-medical field at home and abroad, for the purpose of strengthening the innovative communication and cooperation between academia and industrial circles, creating an excellent academic atmosphere for the construction of Zhangjiang’s national comprehensive scientific center, and that of Zhangjiang High-tech City, promoting the vigorous development of the area's, even China's bio-pharmaceutical industry.