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About Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine

As part of Karolinska Institutet, Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health by conducting cutting edge research in reparative medicine and related subjects, by creating a new platform for synergies between academia and innovation in Sweden and Hong Kong as well as China, and fostering future leaders in both academia and industry.

Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine (MWLC) is the result of a donation by Hong Kong-based businessman Ming Wai Lau to Karolinska Institutet in early 2015. MWLC consists of two units, one in Stockholm and one in Hong Kong. The focus of the Hong Kong unit, which is established at the Hong Kong Science Park, is to establish a technology hub exploring novel technologies, including genome editing, reprogramming, single cell transcriptomics, biomedical engineering, and 3D tissue imaging technologies.

Three group leaders have been recruited to the Hong Kong unit. These are Assistant Professors Sijie Chen, Linxian Li and Zongli Zheng.

The Stockholm unit encompasses a career support program for the most promising junior group leaders at KI in the broad subject of reparative medicine and who are pursuing outstanding research in subjects related to the field. The first six Lau Fellows were appointed in September 2016.

Finally, MWLC will establish a vibrant course program with research courses, workshops, and seminars at both the Stockholm and Hong Kong nodes, to further enhance interactions between the Karolinska Institutet and Hong Kong, and to create a vivid platform for synergistic collaborations.

Organisation

MWLC is organised directly under the President of Karolinska Institutet and led by a Director appointed by the President. The Scientific Advisory Board and the Local Reference Group with their advisory function will provide expert, non-binding advice to make better strategic decisions fundamental to accomplish the mission of MWLC.

Management

The management team consists of the following members:

Sandra Ceccatelli, Director

Phone: +46 8 524 875 76

E-post: sandra.ceccatelli@ki.se

Agneta Wallin Levinovitz, Research and Administrative Coordinator

Telefon: +46 8 524 873 31

E-post: agneta.wallin.levinovitz@ki.se

Ronald Li, Director Hong Kong node

Phone: +852 2624 3804

E-post: ronald.li@ki.se

Emily Ip, Head of Administration, HK

Phone: +852 2624 3807

E-post: emily.ip@ki.se

Anna Däckfors, HR Specialist

Telefon: +46 8 524 860 05

E-post: anna.dackfors@ki.se

Job opportunities

Postdoctoral Researcher in Bioengineering, deadline to apply 16 June 2019

Executive Officer, deadline to apply 26 June 2019

Contact

Agneta Wallin Levinovitz, Research and Administrative Coordinator

Telefon: +46 8 524 873 31

E-post: agneta.wallin.levinovitz@ki.se

Emily Ip, Head of Administration, HK

Telefon: +852 2624 3800

E-post: mwlc@ki.se