Penn Partners with the Chinese Academy of Sciences
May 27, 2011
Penn announced an agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Beijing to develop a joint Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping for the purpose of collaborative research and education in neuroimaging. Gutmann and CAS Vice President Li Jiayang also signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a cooperative research relationship and facilitate academic exchange between the two institutions.
After the signing ceremony, faculty from the two institutions joined researchers and administrators for a symposium on neuroimaging to highlight the range of problems and methods represented by the CAS-Penn Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping, including cognitive and systems neuroscience, criminology and neuroscience, computational anatomy and physiology, and clinical and translational neurosciences.
- Penn Visit to Seoul National University
- Penn Alumni Reception in Seoul
- Penn Visit to Taipei and Alumni Dinner
This event was part of Penn's visit to East Asia, formalizing two academic partnerships, hosting alumni gatherings in Korea and Taiwan, and announcing alumni gifts to Penn’s Korean Studies Program. View the Engaging Globally story describing this visit.