Mr Thierry Mariani, French member of parliament for French residents overseas

Visited HKU-Pasteur Research Pole


On Monday January 18, 2016, Mr Thierry Mariani, French member of Parliament for French residents overseas, visited HKU-Pasteur Research Pole.


Today designated as the Asian hub of the Institut Pasteur International Network and the Pasteur Center for Global Health to promote the One-Health approach of infectious diseases, HKU-Pasteur Research Pole is a significant example of fruitful scientific cooperation between France and Hong Kong.


Accompanied by Dr Isabelle Saves, Attaché for scientific and academic affairs at the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau which supports the Pole, Mr Thierry Mariani was welcomed by the research team leaders, Dr Sumana Sanyal, Dr Suki Lee and Dr Chris Mok, and invited to visit the laboratory facilities. The researchers presented the missions of HKU-Pasteur Research Pole, their research projects and the ongoing scientific collaborations. Dr Barbara Gayraud-Morel, recently arrived in HKU-PRP also attended the visit as visiting scientist from Institut Pasteur Paris. The meeting ended with the presentation of the position of HKU-Pasteur Research Pole as a premier regional hub for educational programs.