Bulletin No. 1, 2014

52   Chinese University Bulletin No. 1, 2014 Conference on Pharmacogenomics ‘The Second National Conference on Pharmacogenomics; the Frontier of Medical Sciences Forum 2013 of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; and the Fifth International Conference on Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety’ was held in Changsha, Hunan, from 25 to 27 October 2013. Focusing on the theme of the challenges of personalized medicine, the event attracted over 600 scientists, experts, health care professionals and postgraduate students to attend. Prof. Thomas Y.K. Chan, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, CUHK; and Prof. Vivian W.Y. Lee, School of Pharmacy, CUHK; were guest speakers at the conference. The conference were jointly organized by the Division of Medicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Engineering; Chinese Pharmacological Society and Organizing Committee of China (Changsha) Science and Technology Achievements Transformation Fair; undertaken by the Central South University; and co-organized by the Centre for Food and Drug Safety, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK. Distinguished Scholars on Literary Translation In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Renditions , the world-renowned journal of Chinese literature in English, the Renditions Distinguished Lecture Series on Literary Translation was held on 2 November and 7 December 2013, respectively. The first lecture ‘Author and Translator: A Mutually Rewarding yet Uneasy and Sometimes Fragile Relationship’ was given by Prof. Howard Goldblatt (2nd right), the foremost translator of modern and contemporary Chinese fiction. The second lecture ‘From Sinology to Translation and Back Again’ was given by Prof. David Pollard (1st left), who was Professor of Chinese at SOAS, University of London, and later Professor of Translation at CUHK. Intellectual Cross- Currents