CAPA-CT’s first newsletter

Professor Jian-Zhong Lin and an English student, both from Eastern Connecticut State University, have been working on our organization’s first newsletter. The newsletter features articles on events, since the beginning of our organization, including:

  • The inaugural ceremony in 2014,
  • our first annual conference “China in the 21st Century,”
  • and a trip to Gansu in 2015

The newsletter can be accessed here Newsletter, Issue I


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CAPA-CT 2016 Conference Program


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Proceedings of The First Interdisciplinary Conference

Chinese American Professors’ Association in Connecticut (CAPA-CT) /康州华人教授协会 Conference Proceedings: The First Interdisciplinary Conference Theme: China in the 21st Century /《21 世纪中国振兴》跨学科研讨会, held at the Henry Lee Institute of Forensic Science of University of New Haven on March 7, 2015, can be accessed at Amazon Book Store It can also be accessed through a mobile device from the Kindle Store at

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CAPA-CT Seeks Nominations for Officers and Board Members

Dear Members,

The 2016 Chinese American Professors Association in Connecticut (CAPA-CT) nominating committee, comprising Yang (Richard) Yang (Board member) and Meina Cai (Board member), announces a call for board member nominations.

Nominations are being solicited for CAPA-CT President, CAPA-CT Vice President, CAPA-CT Secretary, CAPA-CT Treasurer, and two Board members. To make a nomination, or to self-nominate, please send candidate’s name, discipline, and institutional affiliation to both Yang Yang ( and Meina Cai ( Nominees must be CAPA-CT members.

January 15, 2016 is the deadline for receipt of nominations. For more details about CAPA-CT, please visit Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Warmest wishes and happy New Year!
Richard and Meina

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CAPA-CT is Officially a Publicly Supported Organization!

It is official; the IRS has approved CAPA-CT as a publicly supported organization under IRC 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) effective March 18, 2014. Contributions to the organization will be tax deductible. Thanks to all who helped in the organization and application process. CAPA-CT will be stronger with your support.


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SAPA-CT May 2015 Workshop: Pharmaceutical Trend and Biotechnology Progress

SAPA-CT is excited to announce our May Education Workshop to be held on May 30 at Yale University. This is the third in our series of continuing education workshops and the topics include single cell sequencing and Health Economics and Outcomes Research. This is also a well-anticipated opportunity for networking.

The workshop is free to everyone who is interested in learning more about biopharmaceuticals. We hope you can join us at the workshop. For those who can’t attend the meeting in person, we provide online participation through go-to-webinar. Further information can be found here.

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Chinese Ambassador at Trinity McGill Lecture: China and the United Nations

2015 marks an important year for the United Nations as it celebrates the 70th anniversary of both the organization’s founding and the end of World War II. His Excellency Liu Jieyi, the Ambassador of China to the United Nations, will discuss China’s role in the United Nations.

One of China’s top experts on United Nations issues, arms control, and U.S.-China relations, Ambassador Liu has served as the director-general of the Department of International Organizations and Conferences, the Department of Arms Control and Disarmament, and the Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs of China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was previously the assistant minister and vice minister of foreign affairs. He has twice served as the president of the United Nations Security Council.

4:30 P.M.
Washington Room, Mather Hall
Trinity College
Hartford, Connecticut

Please check here for additional detail.

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Invitation to SAPA-CT Annual Conference on March 22, 2015

Dear friends and members of Connecticut SAPA (SAPA-CT),

It’s our great pleasure and honor to announce and invite you to attend the 2nd Connecticut SAPA Annual Conference that will be held on March 22, 2015 at Yale University, Connecticut.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Cooperation between US and China in Today’s Pharmaceutical World – Challenges and Opportunities”. In this meeting, experts from pharmaceutical field will share their views on the future pharmaceutical & biotech industry, covering the most relevant pharmaceutical topics with a focus on global and multi-disciplinary collaborations and professional development:

  • Global Development of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry
  • Growth in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Focus on Success: Achieving Personal and Business Goals

SAPA-CT, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Connecticut United for Research Excellence, and Yale University co-sponsor and co-organize the conference. It will serve as a great platform for idea exchange and networking among industrial professionals as well as academic faculties and students. In addition, SAPA-CT has invited companies looking for talents (such as Boehringer Ingelheim, HD Biosciences, etc.) to set up booths for job fairs and onsite interview. We look forward to meeting everyone at the conference.

Visit our website: to register today. The updated draft agenda can be found here.

Please feel free to contact us ( should you have any questions.

Sincerely yours,

Connecticut SAPA Executive Committee

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