Tang Prize laureate Tasuku Honjo arrives in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/06/26
By: Chiu Chun-ching and Christie Chen

Taipei, June 26 (CNA) Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo, who was awarded the first

Tasuku Honjo (left)

Tasuku Honjo (left)

Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science last year, arrived in Taiwan on Friday to share his research in cancer immunotherapy.

Professor Honjo, a pioneer in the field of cancer immunotherapy and genetic research, will give a talk at the international conference center of National Taiwan University’s College of Management on June 29.

He will share his early aspirations as a high school student and his decades of experience in immunotherapy research, according to the Tang Prize Foundation.

During his stay, Honjo will also address a convention sponsored by the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA) at the Academia Sinica in Taipei.     [FULL STORY]

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