The Touring Exhibition “20 Years Fighting Emerging Infectious Diseases” now in Science Park!

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole organised an exhibition tracing back more than 20 years of ground-breaking research, in partnership with the Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2i).

“20 Years Fighting Emerging Infectious Diseases” is a touring exhibition that started in April at the University of Hong Kong Centennial Campus. The exhibition will now be held at the Hong Kong Science Park's Atrium Link on 8-18 June and at Inno2 (17W Building, Science Park) on 19-25 June.

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 Science Park to learn more about the unique history of the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole!