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Woman Scientist Forum to be held in Chengdu

Updated: 2018-08-22

Date: Aug 26, 2018

Time: 6 pm-9 pm

Venue: Century City International Convention Center in Chengdu, China

Hostess: Chen Chang, a researcher at the Institute of Biophysics of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) and director of the woman scientist branch of the Biophysical Society of China (BSC)

Invited guests: Wu Beili and Li Mingshun

Theme of the forum: Management in time, health and goals

Introduction of the guests


Wu Beili [Photo provided to China Daily]

Wu Beili is a researcher at the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica of CAS. She is working on research into the structure and function of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCR), as well as drug development based on GPCR.

Wu has been included in CAS's Hundred Talents Plan for her research achievements.

She received funds for national programs, including the Ten thousand Talents Plan and Outstanding Young Talents.

She was also won numerous national awards, such as the Chen Jiageng Young Scientists Award, Chinese Young Woman Scientist Award, Tan Jiazhen Life Science Innovation Award, and Shulan Medical Award.


Li Mingshun [Photo provided to China Daily]

Professor Li Mingshun is the secretary of the Party Committee of China Women's University. He is also the vice-president of the Research Institute of Chinese Marriage and Family. He works on research into human rights for women and marriage and family law.

He once participated in legislation work for China's Marriage Law and the Law on the Protection of Women's Rights and Interests.

He was honored with an award authorized by the United Nations Development Fund for Women for his efforts against domestic violence. He was also honored for his contributions to the promotion of legal systems and his research on women's rights.