KI Alumni China Launch

On 22 January 2018, Karolinska Institutet celebrated the launch of the first global alumni chapter - KI Alumni China. Over 100 students, alumni, researchers and staff attended the event, which offered inspiration, networking, and an exclusive opportunity to meet Claire Ye, the KI Alumni China alumni ambassador. 

Read the KI News article for highlights and interviews from the event.

For contact details and membership information, read more about the KI Alumni China Chapter

Alumni Greetings from China

During the event, two films of alumni greetings from 18 members of KI Alumni China were shown. Ingemar Ernberg also read a congratulatory letter sent by Zhu Chen, one of China's most distinguished medical scientists, developed a cure of one form of leukemia, and was Minister of Health between 2007-2013. He became an honorary doctor at KI in 2014. 




The launch event will be led by Ingemar Ernberg, founder of KI China Faculty and Professor of Tumor Biology at Karolinska Institutet

17.00 - Welcome and Introduction - Megan Osler, KI Alumni & Friends

17.05 - KI Alumni China: founding and future plans - Wenli Claire Ye, Alumni ambassador KI Alumni China

17.15 - Alumni greetings from China #1

17.25 - KI China Faculty and Research collaborations with China – Nailin Li, Qiang Pan-Hammarström, and Yihai Cao

17.35 - Working in Sweden – Xiaoli Hu

17.45 - Alumni greetings from China #2

17.55 - Closing – Maria Masucci, Deputy Vice Chancellor for International Affairs

18.00 - Cultural interlude - Ruyue Zhang

18.10 – 20.00 - Dinner and mingle, Cafe Jorpes, Aula Medica