Dr Roberto BRUZZONE, Knight of l’Ordre National du Mérite
Dr Roberto BRUZZONE - CEO of HKU-Pasteur Research Centre - has been decorated as Knight of "l’Ordre National du Mérite" by Mr Arnaud BARTHELEMY, Consul general of France in Hong Kong and Macau, on the 17th of February 2012 at the French residence.
Many distinguished members in the field of science and technology, such as Dr Paul Tam, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President of HKU and Dr Roland Chin, President of Research Grant Council, and friends of HKU-Pasteur Research Centre, celebrated his outstanding achievements in research, higher education and management, which have enforced the scientific co-operation between France and HK.
The Consul general congratulated Roberto for his prominent contribution to the advancement of biomedical research in infectious diseases, and for his commitment to fostering the exchange and dialogue in research and teaching between France and Hong Kong. He also paid tributes to Dr James Kung, founder and the first President of the direction committee of the Hong Kong University Pasteur research Centre.
Please read the speech of the Consul general here.
Read also on the website of HKU-Pasteur Research centre http://www.hkupasteur.hku.hk/index....