International Symposium on Genomic Biomechanics: Frontier of the 21st Century

In celebration of the 90th Birthday of Professor Yuan-Cheng Bert Fung

University of Calfornia, San Diego

On September 14, 2008, the University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering hosted the “International Symposium on Genomic Biomechanics: Frontier of the 21st Century”, a one-day event on the occasion of the 90th birthday (Chinese Calendar) of Professor Yuan-Cheng “Bert” Fung. The symposium was organized by Drs. Satya Atluri, Shu Chien, Geert Schmid-Schönbein, Pin Tong, Savio L-Y. Woo, and Peter Chen. It was attended by over 100 colleagues, friends, and former students and fellows of Dr. Fung’s. The event was followed with a banquet held at the Jasmine Seafood Restaurant where Dr. Woo presented “Dr. Fung – My Respected Mentor and Cherished Friend”.

(L-R): Drs. Geert Schmid-Schönbein, Savio Woo, Y.C. Fung, Shu Chien, Peter Chen and Pin Tong

(L-R): Drs. Geert Schmid-Schönbein, Savio Woo,
Y.C. Fung, Shu Chien, Peter Chen and Pin Tong