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Building a dynamic life sciences ecosystem

 
 

Building a dynamic life sciences ecosystem

 
 

Connecting life sciences to our everyday life experience

 
 

Connecting life sciences to our everyday life experience

 
 

Nurturing young talents in Hong Kong

 
 

Nurturing young talents in Hong Kong

WHAT WE DO

 
 

Hong Kong Life Sciences Society (HKLSS) is a youth organization established in 2018 aiming to build a dynamic life sciences ecosystem in Hong Kong. Through knowledge exchange, collaboration and engagement, HKLSS aims to attract, cultivate and retain talent in Hong Kong’s life sciences and biotechnology sectors.

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The two key annual programs of the Hong Kong Life Sciences Society, the Mentorship Scheme and the Summer…

28 Jan 2024

The two key annual programs of the Hong Kong Life Sciences Society, the Mentorship Scheme and the Summer Internship Program, have been met with enthusiastic responses this year, with a total of 700 applications received by the deadline of 15 January, doubling the number received in previous years.

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The “Tram Adventure - A Rolling Celebration” held on 12 January 2024 was an absolute blast, our mentors and…

12 Jan 2024

The “Tram Adventure - A Rolling Celebration” held on 12 January 2024 was an absolute blast, our mentors and mentees exchanged thoughts and interacted that fostered connections.

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The "Cracking AI Job Interview" webinar was successfully held on 28 November 2023. 

28 Nov 2023

The "Cracking AI Job Interview" webinar was successfully held on 28 November 2023.

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Hong Kong Life Sciences Society held a Presentation Ceremony for the Hong Kong Life Sciences Scholarship…

15 Oct 2023

Hong Kong Life Sciences Society held a Presentation Ceremony for the Hong Kong Life Sciences Scholarship Awards on 14 October to honor 10 outstanding undergraduate students in life sciences and biomedical science.

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Hong Kong Life Sciences Scholarship Awards 2023/24 Presentation Ceremony was held on 14 October 2023.…

14 Oct 2023

Hong Kong Life Sciences Scholarship Awards 2023/24 Presentation Ceremony was held on 14 October 2023.

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Curated by HKLSS interns, Remy Chan and Scholastica Fan, “The Scientist’s Kitchen” was held on 14 September…

14 Sep 2023

Curated by HKLSS interns, Remy Chan and Scholastica Fan, “The Scientist’s Kitchen” was held on 14 September 2023 as a mentor-mentee event. 

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The two key annual programs of the Hong Kong Life Sciences Society, the Mentorship Scheme and the Summer…

28 Jan 2024
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The two key annual programs of the Hong Kong Life Sciences Society, the Mentorship Scheme and the Summer Internship Program, have been met with enthusiastic responses this year, with a total of 700 applications received by the deadline of 15 January, doubling the number received in previous years.

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The “Tram Adventure - A Rolling Celebration” held on 12 January 2024 was an absolute blast, our mentors and…

12 Jan 2024
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The “Tram Adventure - A Rolling Celebration” held on 12 January 2024 was an absolute blast, our mentors and mentees exchanged thoughts and interacted that fostered connections.

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The "Cracking AI Job Interview" webinar was successfully held on 28 November 2023. 

28 Nov 2023
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The "Cracking AI Job Interview" webinar was successfully held on 28 November 2023.

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OUR PEOPLE

Nancy Ip
Board Vice-Chair
Board of Governors
PhD (Harvard)
President, HKUSTThe Morningside Professor of Life Science

Nancy Ip is currently the President, The Morningside Professor of Life Science, and the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She received her PhD degree in Pharmacology from Harvard University, after which she held the position of Senior Staff Scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. in New York. Since joining HKUST in 1993, she has served as the Vice-President for Research and Development, Dean of Science, Director of the Biotechnology Research Institute, and Head of the Department of Biochemistry.

Prof Ip is world-renowned for her significant contributions to the field of neuroscience. Her outstanding research has resulted in 328 scientific papers and 70 patents. The excellence of her work has been recognized through numerous prestigious awards and honors including the L’OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Award, the National Natural Science Awards, 10 Science Stars of China by Nature, and Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (National Order of Merit) by the French Government. As a further testament to her distinguished achievements, Ip has been elected to the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the US National Academy of Sciences, the World Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

Antony Leung
Board Vice-Chair
Board of Governors
Chairman, Nan Fung Group

Antony Leung, former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is Group Chairman of Nan Fung Group, a leading regional conglomerate focusing on property & investment businesses.  He is also Group Chairman & Co-Founder of New Frontier Group, a group that engages in health care, elderly services and investment business in China. Concurrently, Antony is Independent Non-Executive Director of China Merchants Bank, Chairman of two charity organizations - Heifer Hong Kong and Food Angel.

Antony also has extensive experience in financial services, including Chairman of Greater China of Blackstone, Chairman of Asia of JP Morgan Chase, Asia Head of Citi Private Bank, Regional Head of Citi Investment Bank, Treasury and Greater China.  In addition, he was Independent Director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Mobile (Hong Kong) Limited, American International Assurance (Hong Kong) Limited, International Advisory Board Member of China Development Bank and Chairman of Harvard Business School Association of Hong Kong. His past public service included Non-Official Member of the Executive Council, Chairman of Education Commission, Chairman of University Grants Committee, Member of Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, Director of Hong Kong Airport Authority and Hong Kong Futures Exchange, Member of the Preparatory Committee and Election Committee for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Hong Kong Affairs Advisors.

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