Date：28 July (Friday)
Time：09:00 – 10:30 (GMT+8)
Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinic
Aside from conducting research, Dr. Shen has also been responsible for coordinating academic activities and overseeing administrative work at the Genomics Research Center as the Deputy Director from 2013 to 2019. He has also served as Acting Division Director of Biotechnology Incubation Center in the Genomics Research Center for incubating biotechnology companies that licensed technologies from Academia Sinica. Dr. Shen joined Biomedical Translation Research Center in September 2019. From September 2019 to December 2022, Dr. Shen served as CEO of BioHub Taiwan (Innovation & Incubation Center, Biomedical Translation Research Center) to aid to establish the ecosystem to incubate biotech startups at National Biotechnology Research Park. Currently, Dr. Shen is still a chief PI managing the core facilities for translational medicine at National Biotechnology Research Park. Dr. Shen was involved in the establishment of Taiwan Society for stem cell research (TSSCR) in 2005 aiming at providing opportunities for close interactions among stem cell researchers in Taiwan. Dr. Shen has been served as TSSCR president from 2017 to 2021. TSSCR cooperates with the government to implement relevant cell therapy legislation and policies, and jointly establish a cell therapy physician training course with Taiwan Association for Cell Therapy (TACT) and Formosa Association for Regenerative Medicine (FARM).