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Election Campaign

2021 9/18 - 9/19 CHICAGO, IL

Day 1


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Opening remarks

 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

Academic keynote speech

8:50 AM - 9:40 AM

Cathy H. Wu, Ph.D. [Virtual]

From Plant Pathology Lab to Bioinformatics Data Science: A Female Professor’s Team Science Career

Coffee break

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

- 9:40 AM - 9:45 AM MOST: Talents Cultivation Programs


Dr. Tiffany Hui-Kuang Yu, Director at TECO-Houston

- 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Biomedical innovation, talent recruitment and cultivation of NCKU成功大學人才招募計畫介紹

Dr. Woei-Jer Chuang, Senior Vice President at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Academic panel discussion I

10:00 AM - 11:20 AM  (TW 11:00 PM - 12:20 AM)

Chuan-Chih Hsu, Ph.D. 許全智 [Virtual]

Yu-Wei Wu, Ph.D. 吳育瑋 [Virtual]

Jer-Young Lin, Ph.D. 林哲揚 [Virtual]

Returning to Taiwan: The adventure continues

Group photo

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM

Picnic lunch & networking

11:40 AM - 1:30 PM

Industry keynote speech I 

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

Chuan (Joe) Shih, Ph.D. 石全 [In-person]
1. Recent Advances in oncology new drug development and their impacts to the ever improving practice of precision medicine.

2. How to build a successful career in the ever changing biopharma/biotech sector.

Coffee break

2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

Industry panel discussion I

2:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Shih-Hsun (Sean) Cheng, Ph.D. 程士勳 [Virtual]

Elizabeth Tseng, Ph.D. [Virtual]

Tzu-Ching Wu, Ph.D. 吳子青 [Virtual]
Different jobs in the biotechnology industry

Dinner and happy hour

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Day 2


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Academic panel discussion

8:30 AM - 9:50 AM

Yi-Hsien Chen, Ph.D. 陳易賢 [Virtual]

Hsuan-Chieh (Joyce) Liao, Ph.D. 廖軒節 [In-person]

Min-Yu Sun, Ph.D. 孫敏瑜 [Virtual]

Erica Cai, Ph.D. 蔡佩珊 [In-person]

Different academia career paths: Core Facility Scientists, Clinical Professors, Scientific Editors and Research Professor

Coffee break

9:50 AM - 10:10 AM

- 10:00 AM - 10:10 AM BioGroup


Chau-Ti Ding, Ph.D. 丁照棣、Tang-Long Shen, Ph.D. 沈湯龍

Workshop: Science policy advocacy

10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

Rachel Owen, Ph.D. [Virtual]

What can we do to bridge the widening gap between scientific expertise and public policy change? Let’s make our steps toward a future of evidence-based policymaking and public dialogue to achieve precision medicine together.

Virtual networking

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing remarks

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

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