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'Pan-Asian hub' for life scientists to open in Suzhou, China, on Monday, April 6
Date:4/5/2010

Australia are, respectively, 5 and 10 hours distant by air.

1st James Watson Cancer Symposium

The inaugural event that begins Monday, the six-day James Watson Cancer Symposium, was organized by leading scientists representing important current areas of research. They include: Dr. Xiaodong Wang, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator affiliated with UT Southwestern Medical Center and the National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing; Dr. Scott W. Lowe, of HHMI and CSHL; Dr. Yusuke Nakamura, of the University of Tokyo; Dr. Tak Mak, of the University of Toronto; and Karen Vousden of the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research in the U.K.

"The international composition of the team that organized our first Watson Symposium is indicative of what CSH Asia is all about," says Maoyen Chi, Ph.D., a one-time computational biologist at CSHL who has returned to his native city of Suzhou to take on the job of CEO of CSH Asia. "This is not a U.S.-Chinese bilateral partnership," Chi stresses. "We call ourselves CSH Asia, and what that signals is our aim of making a home for scientists throughout Asia which happens to be situated in Suzhou." It is "every bit as important to us," says Chi, that scientists from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australia regularly attend meetings at the Dushu Lake center "as scientists from the Chinese mainland."

On the eve of the inaugural symposium that bears his name, Dr. Watson, the co-discoverer of the DNA double helix, commented: "I like the idea of having a high-quality hub for biology in Suzhou. I think it's important that we get to know the best scientists in China and throughout Asia. We want to have exchanges with them, including a role in training their postdocs. I think we can play a part in bringing young people in Asia to the frontiers of science."

A second six-day symposium at the Dushu Lake Conference Center will be held immediately following the
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Contact: Peter Tarr
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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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