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[Lecture] Fighting COVID-19: The Beacon of Science

MAY . 17 2020

Sunney Xie, director of Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics (ICG) at PKU, is to join other health and innovation experts in a discussion on the role science and technology played in stemming COVID19 pandemic at Vision China event hosted by China Daily.‬

With the theme "Fighting COVID-19: The Beacon of Science", the Vision China event will be livestreamed on multiple social media platforms. It will feature four prominent speakers: Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, assistant director-general for natural sciences at UNESCO; Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Denis Depoux, global managing director of Roland Berger; and Sunney Xie, director of Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics(ICG), Peking University.

They will share their personal accounts of how China and the international community have been fighting the pandemic with a global audience and offer insights on how to give better play to the role of science and technology in handling public health emergencies.

Please refer to the following poster for more details.

Source: China Daily