July 22nd 2017 (Saturday)
Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, New York, NY


8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:10 Opening Remarks

9:10 – 9:30 Hong Wu (78′) Dean of School of Life Sciences Peking University

9:30 – 9:50 Sean Xinghua Hu (87′) Senior VP and Head of Consulting, Global Data PLC
Thoughts on Chinese Career Development in America: In Consulting and Beyond

9:50- 10:10 Break and Raffle

10:10 – 10:30 Meng Wang (97′) Associate Professor, Robert C. Fyfe Scholar, Baylor College of Medicine
Stimulating collaboration in biomedical research – How to start a basic research lab

10:30 – 10:50 Shen Luan(81′) Director of Regulated Products and Interim Director of BRIMS Center, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Clinical Proteogenomics Cancer Research

10:50 – 11:05 Yong Zhang(85′) Associate Dean, Peking University ECI BIO

11:05 – 11:25 Break and Raffle

11:25 – 11:45 Rong Wang (77′) CTO of Mass Spectrometry, BGI Genomics; Adjuct Professor, Department of Human Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Trans-omics for a better life – From BGI to learn future career opportunity

11:45 – 12:05 Jessea Wenjie Lu (03′) Professional Freediver & Instructor, Holder of Chinese National Record
Meet yourself: how to make the impossible possible

12:05 – 12:25 Chongren Xu (78′) President of the Alumni Association, School of Life Sciences, Peking University

12:25 – 2:10 Photo and lunch

2:10 – 2:30 Liang Tong (79′ )”William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Chair of Biological Sciences Department at Columba University in the City of New York”
My experiences in industry and academia

2:30 – 2:50 Tung M. Fong (78′) Executive Director, Covance
Chance favors the prepared mind – a personal journey in science

2:50 – 3:10 Peng Yang (93′) Founder and President at Clindata Insight Inc
Persuasion, Negotiation and Building Relationships – universal skills that can benefit your career

3:10 – 3:30 Break and Raffle and Transfer to Panel

3:30 – 5:30 Concurrent Panel Sessions (Academia, Industry and Beyond bio)

5:30 – 6:00 Raffle and Networking



Peng Yang (93′), Founder and President at Clindata Insight Inc
Lawrence Lian He (00′), Associate Director, Bayer Pharmaceuticals
Lucy Li (01′), Associate Director,  Strategy and Investor Relations at BeiGene
Ming Shan (01′), Sr Scientist, Merck
Nanxin Li (03′), HEOR Lead, Bioverativ
Biquan Luo (03′), Founder and COO of LumosTech

Beyond Bio

Weiying Yang (91′), Senior Patent Attorney, Purdue Pharma
Xiaodong Li (97′), Patent agent, Choate, Hall & Stewart
Jingwen Wang (00′), Equity analyst, Citadel
Youxin Zhang (00′), Managing Consultant, Navigant
Zhunan Chen (03′), Chief Analytics Officer, RD Legal Group, LLC
Jessea Wenjie Lu (03′), Founder of Jessea Diving, World champion in freediving
Larry Guang Yang (03′), VP, Merrill Lynch