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International Location: Hong Kong

Alumni and their friends are cordially invited to the dinner talk by Prof. Bob Langer titled “Experiences in biotech: From academics to translation.”
Biography of Prof. Bob Langer

Robert S. Langer is the David H. Koch Institute Professor (one of 13 Institute Professors at MIT, the highest honor that can be awarded to a faculty member). Dr. Langer has written over 1,350 articles. He also has over 1,100 issued and pending patents worldwide. Dr. Langer’s patents have been licensed or sublicensed to over 300 pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology and medical device companies. He is the most cited engineer in history (h-index 228).

Forbes Magazine (1999) and Bio World (1990) have named Dr. Langer as one of the 25 most important individuals in biotechnology in the world. Discover Magazine (2002) named him as one of the 20 most important people in this area. Forbes Magazine (2002) selected Dr. Langer as one of the 15 innovators world wide who will reinvent our future. Time Magazine and CNN (2001) named Dr. Langer as one of the 100 most important people in America and one of the 18 top people in science or medicine in America (America’s Best). Parade Magazine (2004) selected Dr. Langer as one of 6 “Heroes whose research may save your life.”
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Event Details
  When:  Wednesday November 16, 2016, 6:30- 9:30pm
                          6:30-7:15pm Reception (Cash bar)
                          7:15pm Dinner starts
                          8:15pm – 9:15pm Talk by Prof. Langer, followed by Q&A
  Where:  Club Lusitano, 27th floor, 16 Ice House Street, Central
  Who:  Cornell and MIT alumni, MIT Innovation Node participants
  Event fees (including buffet dinner):
                          EARLY BIRD (register on or before Nov. 8, 2016):  HKD 530
                          REGULAR: HKD 600
   Payment link: https://goo.gl/ZnVgiV

Cornell Club of Hong Kong

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