[SAVE THE DATE] HKU-Pasteur Research Pole Exhibition “20 Years Fighting Emerging Infectious Diseases

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole organised an exhibition tracing back more than 20 years of ground-breaking research.


“20 Years Fighting Emerging Infectious Diseases” is a touring exhibition starting on April 12th at the University of Hong Kong Centennial Campus in the LG/F corridor. The exhibition will stay until April 26th before touring to other venues.


Visitors will go through the unique genesis of the laboratory, before learning more about its parents institutions, the Institut Pasteur in Paris and the University of Hong Kong, and the colossal history that let to this partnership.


In the following panels visitors are invited to dive in the exciting life of Louis Pasteur, the French scientist at the origin of the Institut Pasteur, as well as in the crucial discovery of one of its pupils, Alexandre Yersin.


The exhibition continues with an in-depth description of the research conducted at HKU-Pasteur, dealing with pressing challenges such as COVID-19, and the international courses that made it a major training centre in biomedical research.


Visit the exhibition at HKU Centennial Campus LG/F from April 12th to April 26th to learn more about the unique history of the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole!



LG Floor, The Jockey Club Tower Podium, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong The exhibition is free of charge and open to HKU staff and students as well as general public.