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Lockdown in Shanghai

Posted by on May 13th, 2020

This piece recently featured on The Company of Biologists’ WeChat Channel. For more information about our efforts to engage Chinese researchers, read Annabel Nicholson’s post from last month.     Dr Yi Zeng is a member of the Development Editorial Advisory Board and her lab at the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology studies[…]

Learning developmental biology: a Chinese experience

Posted by on June 6th, 2019

Here we hear the experiences of three students who completed a developmental biology course in Zhiyuan College in Shanghai, as well as an introduction to the course by organiser Guojun Sheng   Zhiyuan College (https://zhiyuan.sjtu.edu.cn/articles/701) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (STJU) is an undergraduate talent-training program founded by then president Zhang Jie in 2010. Its philosophy[…]

A fantastic trip in Sydney, supported by a Travelling Fellowship

Posted by on July 16th, 2013

With the support from The Company of Biologists, I was lucky to obtain the opportunity to visit Macquaire University in Australia for approximately two months. It was a fantastic trip, and I have made a lot of progress which I think will contribute enormously to my future research-career plans. I am a master degree student,[…]

Meeting report from the 2010 Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conference “Molecular Switches and Genome Function in Stem Cells and Development”

Posted by on February 3rd, 2011

In 2010 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories building upon the success of its educational programs established an equivalent program in Asia and Pacific Rim centered in Suzhou, China – Cold Spring Harbor Conferences Asia (CSHCA). This development echoes the spectacular advances in biological research throughout the region (especially in China) over the past 30 years. The[…]

Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences

Posted by on May 5th, 2010

Earlier this year, Cold Spring Harbor Asia opened a new conference centre in Suzhou, China. Located near Shanghai, the conference centre gives the research community in Asia an international conference centre close to home. The Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference centre lobby reflects Chinese design. (Image used with permission) After the opening ceremony on April[…]