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2nd Scientific Forum 2016 - Program

Venue: Zhejiang University, Zijingang Campus, Zijingang Hall, Hangzhou 310058, P. R. China

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Sunday, November 20th, 2016


06:30 p.m.


Qizhen Hotel, Zijingang Campus


Monday, November 21th, 2016

Venue: ZJU, Zijingang Campus, Zijingang Hall, Alumni Center (校友楼紫金港厅)

08:00 a.m.

Registration & Welcoming Coffee



Zijingang Hall, Alumni Center (校友楼紫金港厅)

09:00 a.m.

Prof. Dr. SONG Yonghua, Zhejiang University, Vice President

Prof. Dr. Hans van Ess, LMU, Vice President

Dr. Thomas Schmidt-Doerr, DAAD Beijing Office, Director



Chair: Dr. LI Min, Zhejiang University,
International Relations Office, Vice Director

09:30 a.m.

“Quantum Physics: The World Is not as It Looks Like”

LMU, Prof. Dr. Harald Weinfurter

10:00 a.m.

"Institutionalizing Art History in China:
A Project for Establishing Art History at Zheda"

Zhejiang University, Prof. Dr. MIAO Zhe

10:30 a.m.

Coffee Break and Group Photo

11:00 a.m.

"Belief in Progress and Vulnerability. Cultural Roots, Ecological Transformations, Ethical Values?"

LMU, Prof. Dr. Markus Vogt

11:25 a.m.

"Confucian Core Values
and Cultural Globalization"

Renmin University, Prof. Dr. YAO Xinzhong

11:50 a.m.

"Retinal Gene Therapy: Translating Basic Research into Clinical Application"

LMU, Prof. Dr. Martin Biel

12:15 a.m.

"Fudan School of Pharmacy: Past, Present and Future"

Fudan University, Dean Prof. Dr. WANG Mingwei

12:35 a.m.

"Leadership and Trust in Sino-German Teams"

LMU, Prof. Martin Högl

01:00 - 02:00 p.m.

Lunch Break



Chair: Dr. Stefan Lauterbach, LMU,
International Office, Director

02:00 p.m.

 "The Sino-German Center and Funding Opportunities for Sino-German Cooperation"

Sino-German Research Center,
Dr. Ingrid Krüßmann, Mr. Raoul Wagner

02:20 p.m.

"Funding Schemes for Corporate Research Projects between LMU and Chinese Partnering Institutions, in Particular within the EU Funding Scheme"

LMU, Dr. Brigitte Weiss-Brummer

02:45 p.m.

Transfer to Workshop Venues


(download: flyer workshops)


03:00 - 06:30 p.m.

Workshop A. Oncology and Precision Medicine in the Gastrointestinal Tract
Room 701, Building of School of Medicine (医学院综合楼701会议)

Chairs: LMU, Prof. Dr. Alexander Gerbes /ZJU, Prof. Dr. ZHOU Ren

LMU, Prof. Dr. Thomas Kirchner:
Molecular Classification of Colorectal Cancer

CUHK, Prof. TO Ka Fai:
Concordance Study of Molecular Biomarkers between Primary and Paired Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma

CUHK, Prof. Dr. YU Jun:
Genome and Metagenome Research in Colorectal Cancer: Basic to Translational

SJTU, Dr. FEI Yue:
PPIB, a Potential Therapeutic Target in Colorectal Cancer

LMU, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mansmann:
Systems Medicine, Biomarkers, Personalized Medicine, Clinical Trials

ZJU, Prof. Dr. MIN Junxia:
Target Discovery for Curative Precision Cancer Therapeutics

CUHK, Prof. Dr. WONG Nathalie:
Clonal Evolution in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

ZJU, Prof. Dr. JI Junfang:
Micro RNAs in Hepatic Cancer Stem Cells

Tongji, Prof. Dr. LI Yongyu:
The Anti-inflammatory Role of Cannabinoids in Ulcerative Colitis

ZJU, Prof. Dr. YU Lushan:
Epigenetic Activation of the Drug Transporter OCT2 Sensitizes Renal Cell Carcinoma Cells to Oxaliplatin


03:00 - 06:00 p.m.

Workshop B: Medicine – Various Topics
Room 712, Building of School of Medicine (医学院综合楼712会议)

Chair: LMU, Prof. Dr. Jörg Schelling


LMU, Prof. Dr. Jörg Schelling / Dr. Linda Sanftenberg:
Overview of the German Vaccination System. Successful Prevention – Challenges and Chances for improving Vaccination Quotas with the Help of an IT based Recall System

SJTU, Prof. Dr. XIU Qing,
Current Disease Burden and Key Challenges of HCV in China

LMU, Prof. Dr. Christoph Schmitz:
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Various Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System: From Bench to Bedside

PKU, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Dr. LIU Ya-Jun:
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Augmenting Bone Healing

LMU, PD Dr. Ronald Sroka:
Sino-German Biophonic Partnership

Tongji Univ., Prof. Dr. WANG Xiuli:
The Story of Sino-Germany PDT in Dermatology

LMU, Prof. Dr. Orsolya Genzel-Boroviczény:
Current Problems in Neonatology

LMU, Christian Körner:
Early Nutrition eLearning Academy China

Fudan, Ms. YE Ziqing:
LMU-Fudan Network: Exchange and Research Stay at LMU

LMU, Prof. Dr. Rachel Würstlein:
Marapresequenz Mamma Ca Proqu. / präd. Marker Mamma Ca


03:00 - 04:20 p.m.

Workshop C: Pharmacology
Room 410, Building of School of Medicine (医学院综合楼410会议)

Chairs: LMU, Prof. Dr. Martin Biel / Tongji Univ. Prof. Dr. FANG Jianmin

LMU, Dr. Stylianos Michalakis:
LMU Tongji Junior Research Group – Retinal Gene Therapy

Dr. MA Wenzhong, Macau University of Science and Technology:
Oxidative Metabolism and Tumorigenesis

ZJU, Prof. Dr. WANG Xiaodong:
Molecular Mechanisms of Early-Life Stress

ZJU, Prof. Dr. XIA Zongping:
Understanding the Mechanism of Action of Aspirin From a New Angle


04:30 - 06:30 p.m.

Workshop D. Regulation of Cellular Behaviour
Room 410, Building of School of Medicine (医学院综合楼410会议)

Chair: LMU, Prof. Dr. Stefan Zahler and ZJU, Prof. Dr. Xinhua FENG

LMU, Prof. Dr. Stefan Zahler:
Mechanosensitive Regulation of Transcription

LMU, Prof. Dr. Michael Boshart:
Evolutionary Repurposing of Cyclic Nucleotide Binding (cNB) Domains in Protozoan Parasites

LMU, Prof. Dr. Angelika Böttger:
Oxygen Dependent Regulation of Gene Expression

SJTU, Prof. Dr. CHENG Jinke:
Protein Simulation in Tumor Inflammation

ZJU, Prof. Dr. ZHANG Long:
Study of Cancer Metastasis with Focus on TGF-Beta Signal

ZJU, Prof. Dr. HUANG Jun:
SLFN11 Inhibits HR Repairand Checkpoint Maintenance


03:00 - 05:00 p.m.

Workshop E: New Technologies in Life Sciences
Room 713, Building of School of Medicine (医学院综合楼701会议)

Chair: LMU, Prof. Dr. Ernst Wagner

LMU, Prof. Dr. Ernst Wagner:
Tumor-targeted Drug and Gene Delivery

LMU, Dr. Ulrich Lächelt:
Inorganic Nanoparticles for Delivery of Biomacromolecules

Fudan: Prof. HUANG:
Rongqin Mesoporous Carbon Nanospheres-based Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy

LMU, Prof. Dr. Axel Imhof:
Next Generation Proteomics

ZJU, Prof. ZHAO Bin:
The Essential Role of Tumor-Initiating Cell-Assoicated Macrophages in Liver Tumorigenesis

ZJU, Prof. Dr. CANG Yong:
CRISPR-Cas9 Genome-Wide Screen to Unravel Mechanisms Underlying Cancer Resistance to Targeted Therapy

III. Physics / 
Geosciences - F

03:00 – 6:30 p.m. 

Workshop F: Quantum Physics
Room 209, East-1B Building (东1B教学楼209室)

Chair: LMU, Prof. Dr. Harald Weinfurter

LMU, Prof. Dr. Harald Weinfurter:
Quantum Physics

SJTU, Prof. Dr. ZENG Guihua:
Quantum Experiments in Space

USTC, Prof. Dr. CHEN Yu Ao:
Quantum Mechanics Experiments with Satellites

III. Physics /
Geosciences - G

 03:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Workshop G: Geobiology & Paleontology
Room 212, East-1B Building (东1B教学楼212室)

Chair: Prof. Dr. Gert Wörheide

Paleontology, Geobiology and Marine Sciences Chinese and German Fossil Reservoirs - Potential for Paleobiological Research


  • LMU: Prof. Dr. Gert Wörheide, PD Dr. Mike Reich
  • NIPGAS: Prof. Dr. YANG Qun

IV. Social Sciences & Humanities - H

03:40 - 05:00 p.m.

Workshop H: Social Ethics, Religious Studies & Philosophy
Room 214, East-1B Building (东1B教学楼214室)

Chairs: LMU, Prof. Dr. Axel Hutter / Renmin: Prof. Dr. YAO Xinzhong


LMU, Prof. Dr. Markus Vogt:
Social Market Theory and the Aristotelic Model of Justice

LMU, Prof. Dr. Peter Neuner:
Dialogue of Civilizations in an Encounter of Religions

Renmin Univ. Dr. LIU Wei:
A Comparative Study of Confucian and Aristotelian Idea of Family as Locus of Moral Education

ZJU, Prof. Dr. YAN Jin:
Vertical Collectivism Leads to Motivated Unethical Behavior

IV. Social Sciences & Humanities - I

03:00 - 04:00 p.m.

Workshop I: Law
Room 215, East-1B Building (东1B教学楼215室)

Chair: LMU, Prof. Dr. Dr. Bernd Schünemann


LMU, Prof. Dr. Dr. Bernd Schünemann:
The Western-Style Global Economy and its Exploitation of the Earth‘s Limited Resources in Comparison with Chinese Historical Wisdom

Renmin, Prof. Dr. Han Da Yun, Dean Faculty of Law:
Human Rights in Chinese Constitution

ZJU, Prof. Dr. ZHAO Yun:
Mutual Encouragement and Interaction of International Rule of Law and China’s Rule of Law

IV. Social Sciences & Humanities - J

03:00 - 05:00 p.m.

Workshop J: Economics
Room 222, Mengmingwei Building (蒙民伟楼222会议室)

Chairs: LMU, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Illing / ZJU, Prof. Dr. YAO Xianguo


LMU, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Illing:
Secular Stagnation and Monetary Policy

PKU, Prof. Dr. XIA Qingjie:
Household Consumption Inequality in Urban China: 1995-2013

ZJU, Prof. Dr. CHEN Lin:
The Personnel Policy of German Family Business and Its Influence

ZJU, Prof. Dr. LUO Deming:
Entrepreneurship and Industrial Clusters: Evidence from China Industrial Census

ZJU, Prof. Dr. WANG Yizhong:
How Does Credit Market Distortion Affect Corporate Investment Efficiency? The Role of Management Forecast

Investment Restrictions and Fund Performance

IV. Social Sciences & Humanities - K

03:00 - 06:00 p.m.

Workshop K: Journalism & Media
Yuquan Hall, Alumni Center (校友楼玉泉厅)

Chair: LMU, Dr. Cornelia Wallner

LMU, Dr. Cornelia Wallner:
Media Systems and Media Literacy

Fudan, School of Journalism, Prof. Dr. CAO Jin:
Queer Cyberspace & Grass-root Organizations in China

Fudan, School of Journalism, Dr. CHU Yajie:
Mediated Dreams and Frustration: Exploring Social Media Use of Creative Youth in China

Fudan, School of Journalism, Prof. Dr. LU Ye:
Big Screen and the Public‘s Urban Exprience: A Case Study in Shanghai

ZJU, Muhammad Khalil Khan (Ph.D. Student):
Strategic Communication and Public Responses: How Military Engages Public in War against Terrorism through Social Media in Pakistan

ZJU, SHAO Lingwei (Ph.D. Student):
Social Media and Newsroom Practice – A Case Study of a Hamburg-Based Chinese Diasporic Newspaper

IV. Social Sciences & Humanities - L

03:00 - 05:20 p.m.

Workshop L: Language & Literature
Xixi Hall, Alumni Center (校友楼西溪厅)

Chairs: LMU, Prof. Dr. Friedrich Vollhart / LMU, Prof. Dr. Jörg Roche


LMU, Prof. Dr. Friedrich Vollhardt:
German Literature and It‘s Intermediation

Zhejiang, Prof. FAN Jieping:
Farbenspiele in Goethes Gedichtzyklus „Chinesisch-deutsche Jahres-und Tageszeiten"

PKU, Prof. Dr. HU Wei:
Faust – Reception in the Chinese Discourse of Enlightenment

PKU, Prof. Dr. WANG Bingjun:
Project Presentation – Journal of Cultural Sciences (title to be confirmed)

LMU, Rebecca Ehrenwirth (M.A.):
Sinophone Literature in South East Asia

SJTU, Dr. XUE Yuan:
Drei Wenden nach der Postmoderne

Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Prof. Dr. LU Mingjun:
Exil, Transparenz und Menschliche Existenz: Zur Antike-Rezeption in der Deutschen Literatur nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg

IV. Social Sciences & Humanities - M

03:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Workshop M: Ancient Chinese Studies: "Shiji"
Building Nr. 1, Nan Hua Yuan (南华园1号楼)

Chair: LMU, Prof. Dr. Hans van Ess




  • LMU: Dr. Sebastian Eicher, Dr. Maddalena Barenghi, Ms. Guje Kroh, Ms. Clara Luhn, Mr. Jakob Pöllath
  • HKBU: Dr. Adam Craig Schwartz, Mr. ZHOU Kangqiao, Mr. Wun Kin NG
  • University of Wisconsin USA: Prof. Dr. William Nienhauser

IV. Social Sciences & Humanities - N

03:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Workshop N: Art History & Archaeology
Building Nr. 2, Nan Hua Yuan (南华园2号楼)

Chair: ZJU, Prof. Dr. MIAO Zhe / LMU, Dr. Catrin Kost

LMU, Prof. Dr. Stephan Hoppe:
Art History as an Institutional Discipline. From the Age of Enlightenment to the Digital Revolution

LMU, Dr. Ingeborg Kader:
The Use of Copies in Scientific Training of Art Historians

LMU, Dr. Christiane Hille:
Max Loehr - Munich Prolegomena of a History of Chinese Art between Stilgeschichte and Archaeology

LMU, Dr. Catrin Kost:
Title to be announced

Further participants and titles to be announced


03:00 - 06:30 p.m.

LMU-ChAN Strategic Planning Session by Administration
Room t.b.a.

Chair: LMU, Dr. Stefan Lauterbach


LMU-ChAN Project Coordination

06:45 p.m.

Transfer to Restaurant


07:30 p.m.


Westlake, Restaurant “Lou Wai Lou” (楼外楼)


After Dinner Speech by LMU, Prof. Dr. Martin Biel:

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Venue: ZJU, Zijingang Campus, Zijingang Hall, Alumni Center (校友楼紫金港厅)



Chair: LMU, Dr. Stefan Lauterbach

09:00 a.m.

"From Event to Node: How future narratives
impact the way we shape our future"

LMU, Prof. Dr. Christoph Bode

09:25 a.m.


“Development of the LMU-CSC Program since 2005 in the Medical Faculty”

LMU, Prof. Dr. Alexander Baethmann

09:50 a.m.

Transfer to Workshop Venues



I. Medicine -
Workshops A, B

10:00 a.m. - 02:30 p.m

Further Presentations, Discussion and Strategic Planning Session
Zijingang Hall, Alumni Center (校友楼紫金港厅)

Thereafter Visit of ZJU Medical School & 2nd Hospital, Including Lunch

II. Life Sciences -
Workshops C, D, E
10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.

Strategic Planning Session & Campus Visit
Room 410, Building of School of Medicine (医学院综合楼410会议)

III. Physics /
Geosciences -
Workshops F, G
10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.

Further Discussions, Strategic Planning Session & Campus Visit

IV. Social Sciences &
Humanities - Workshops
H, I, J, K, L and N
10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.

Further Discussions, Strategic Planning Session & Campus Visit

IV. Social Sciences &
Humanities - Workshop M
10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.


Shiji Workshop Continued & Campus Visit

01:00 - 02:00 p.m.



 Transfer to Closing Plenum



Chair: LMU, Prof. Dr. Hans van Ess, Vice President

02:30 p.m.

Feedback from the Workshops

LMU-ChAN Outlook

04:00 p.m.

Transfers to Shanghai Pudong and Shanghai City
Transfers to Hangzhou Airport / Railway Station

05:00 p.m.

Hangzhou City Tour & Dinner (optional)



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