Boston, MA – The CAST
(Chinese Association for Science and Technology) celebrated the opening of its
brand new Boston Chapter at Harvard Medical School on Jan.30th, 2016. In
line with the core value of CAST, the Boston chapter will be a NGO
organization dedicated to promoting academic communication between China and
US. As CAST’s long term supporter and partner, North American Representative
Office of Shenzhen was invited to present the opening ceremony.
The half day event
featured several prestigious scholars, such as Dr. Jack W. Szostak, the 2009
Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, Professor at Harvard Medical School and Dr.
Gang Chen, Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. Besides, presidents and representatives from over 10
chapters of CAST, as well as Counselor Ye,Dongbai from the Consulate General of
the People’s Republic of China in New York flew from various states to be
witnesses of this grand occasion.