• CAS International Symposium on Animal Models of Diseases

    TIME: 12 Apr 2011
     (May 11-13, 2011, Beijing)

    Second Announcement



    Key Laboratory of Molecular & Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

    Genetics Society of China



    Chinese Academy of Sciences

    National Natural Science Foundation of China


    Scientific Committee


    Advisory Members:

    Zhu Chen, Shengming Du, Le Kang, Jiayang Li, Ning Li, Gang Pei, Muming Poo, Yi Rao, Yan Shen, Yongbiao Xue, Zhibing Zhang, Zuoyan Zhu



    Xiao-Jiang Li, Emory University, Atlanta, USA. 

    Wei Li, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, Beijing, China


    Organizing Committee:

    Xun Huang, Xiang Gao, Weizhi Ji, Liangxue Lai, Xiaojiang Li, Wei Li, Hongmei Wang, Zhiheng Xu, Chonglin Yang, Weicai Yang, Xiao Yang, Jian Zhang, Yongqing Zhang, Qi Zhou



    Yingjiao Zhang



    This symposium focuses on the generation and utilization of transgenic animal models of diseases, including large animal and primate models. The meeting will cover new technology from gene targeting in ES cells to lentiviral transgenic and ZFN approaches.


    Topics and confirmed speakers


    See the attached preliminary program.



    Poster size is limited to 120cm (H) X 90cm (W).


    Time and venue

    The symposium will be held on May 11-13, 2011, at the Fragrant Hill Hotel, Beijing, China.



    The official language for presentation is English.



    The organizing committee will arrange a shuttle bus to pick up the participants at the Beijing International Airport on May 10, 2011. Information for the departure shuttle bus will be announced at the meeting.



    Registration will open from 2:00-6:00 pm at the meeting site on May 10, 2011. Registration fee covering meals and paper works is 1000 RMB for regular participants and 600 RMB for students. Only cash is accepted.



    Dr. Yingjiao Zhang

    Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS

    West Lincui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China

    Tel : (+86-10) 62553286, Fax: (+86-10) 62551951    

    Email: yjiaozhang@genetics.ac.cn