Article source: College of Life Sciences
On September 26-29, 2018, the Leukemia and Glioma China-Sweden Network Meeting was held in Lund, Sweden. The seminar was jointly hosted by Lund University of Sweden and Beijing Normal University. Fan Xiaolong, a professor at the School of Life Sciences of Beijing Normal University, was the person in charge of the seminar. The conference was jointly supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Swedish Research Council. The conference focused on the latest research results in leukemia and glioma, clinical applications, second-generation sequencing technology and bioinformatics research platforms to enhance Inter-technical exchanges and cooperation between Chinese and Swedish institutions, to provide a professional communication platform for peer experts to explore innovative issues such as the application of leukemia and glioma disease diagnosis and treatment. This seminar invited 27 scholars from relevant fields in Sweden and China to give a special academic report.
Thoas Fioretos, a professor at the School of Clinical and Genetics at Lund University in Sweden, was the principal of the Swedish side of the seminar. He first gave a speech at the conference and introduced the theme of the seminar. The workshop focused on the latest research progress in leukemia and glioma, advanced technology, and a large framework for clinical applications. Professor Thoas Fioretos from Lund University in Sweden gave a wonderful report at the meeting. The atmosphere of the seminar was warm, and the scholars introduced their respective topics in detail and had a positive and enthusiastic discussion with their peers. Finally, the main leaders of the seminar, Professor Thoas Fioretos, Associate Professor Marcus Järås and Professor Fan Xiaolong, summarized the meeting and discussed the future cooperation plan between China and Switzerland.
The convening of this seminar has positively promoted the cooperation in the field of leukemia and glioma research between China and Sweden. Participants have expressed their inspiration from this seminar and further explored research ideas.