Nobel Prize winners discuss life sciences in Shanghai

Updated:2018-11-05 (


A forum themed on life sciences takes place in Pudong, Shanghai, on Oct 30, attended by a group of Nobel Prize winners. [Photo/weibo account of Zhangjiang High Tech Park]

A group of Nobel Prize winners gave a series of keynote speeches at a forum in Pudong New Area, Shanghai on Oct 30 on the subject of life sciences.

Attendees including Michael Levitt, Barry Sharpless and Arieh Warshel shared their latest achievements in life sciences and gene research and discussed the future of China's life science industry.

The event formed part of the 2018 World Laureates Forum that took place from Oct 29 to 31 and brought together some of the world's leading scientists and entrepreneurs to discuss ways of establishing scientific cooperation and applications to address important issues such as health and environmental problems.

It was also considered conducive to Shanghai's goal of developing into an international scientific and technological innovation center.


Michael Levitt, a Nobel Prize winner, gives a lecture about life sciences at a forum in Pudong, Shanghai, on Oct 30. [Photo/weibo account of Zhangjiang High Tech Park]


Participants of a life sciences forum listen to a speech in Pudong, Shanghai, on Oct 30. [Photo/weibo account of Zhangjiang High Tech Park]