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Dr.P. Roy Vagelos Attended the Overseas Top Teachers Seminar

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Dr. P. Roy Vagelos was invited to attend the Overseas Top Teachers Lectures, which is one of the series of 120th Anniversary of Zhejiang University Activities, on 9th May, 2016 in Zijinggang Campus.
 
Prof. Yi Sun held this seminar, Dr. P. Roy Vagelos gave all the students and teachers a speech named A career in science and medicine, sharing three short life stories about himself. His great contributions on hepatitis B vaccine and also the human health deserves our highest respect.
 
Dr. Pindaros Roy Vagelos, better known as P. Roy Vagelos or Roy Vagelos is an American business executive, who was president and chief executive officer (1985) and chairman (1986) of the American pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. (known as MSD outside the U.S.). He attracted research scientists who developed many major new drugs.
 
In addition to his business accomplishments, Vagelos is the author of more than 100 scientific papers. He is also on the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and has funded three of the university's most elite undergraduate programs: The Vagelos Scholars Program in Molecular Life Sciences (MLS), The Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management (LSM) and The Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER).