Chapters - Asia Pacific

Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Oct 2023

Conference Dates:  October 16-19, 2023
Conference Location:  The Hong Kong Science Park
Conference Chair:  Rocky Tuan, President of CUHK
Program Co-Chairs:  Raymond Tong, Chair of BME, CUHK and Ling Qin, ORT, CUHK


TERMIS-AP announces the Call for nomination of 2022 TERMIS-AP Awards
The deadline for the submission of nominations for the 2022 TERMIS-AP Awards Program is Tuesday, July 5th, 2022.


2023 Submission Deadline:  31st October 2022


Please send any questions you may have regarding the Jensen Tissue Engineering Award to the Executive Administrator.  Submissions are due by 31st October 2022.


Deadline EXTENDED to December 7th for the Student Paper Contest!

2022 TERMIS-AP Virtual Student Paper Contest
We are pleased to announce:
2022 TERMIS-AP Webinar Student Paper Contest (2022-TERMIS-SPC) will be held as an on-line international symposium on 12/17 (Sat) and 12/18 (Sun) in order to promote students for their research activity in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine in Asia and Pacific regions.  We are looking forward to your or your students participation.
Prof. Jen Ming Yang (CGU) (Chair of TERMIS-AP)
Honorary Chairmen:  Prof. Yasuhiko Tabata (Kyoto U)
Chairmen:  Prof. Akon Higuchi (NCU) and Prof. Guoping Chen (NIMS)
Co-Chairmen:  Dr. Yinghon Zhou (UQ) and Dr. Tzu-Cheng Sung (WMU)
Scientific Committee Members: Prof. Naoki Kawazoe, Prof. Bin Li, Prof. Jun-ichiro Jo, Prof. Gang Li, Prof. Jiao Jiao Li, Prof. Haiyan Li, Prof. Xiaomeng Li, Dr. Tzu-Cheng Sung, Dr. Ting Wang, Prof. Xing Zhang, Prof. Xin Zhao, Dr. Yinghong Zhou
Sponsored by:

The Eye Hosptial of Wenzhou Medical University

Call for Paper
2022 TERMIS-AP Webinar Student Paper Contest

Participant requirements: Students in Asia Pacific regions who are a member of TERMIS

  1. Participants of this student paper contest should be a student in universities located in Asia Pacific regions.
  2. Awards: TERMIS-AP Webinar Student Paper Contest (1st , 2nd and 3rd prizes).     At least, 10 students will get 50US$ Amazon gift card or Alipay.
  3. Please kindly be a student member of TERMIS, if you are not a student member of TERMIS (TERMIS Membership Application).
  4. Requirements: You need to be a student member of TERMIS, if you are not a member you can join easily:
  5. Please send the payment screen of student member of TERMIS or screen shot of your membership page of TERMIS together with Registration form (excel file) and Abstract (word file) as described below.
  6. Please write name of presenter, name of authors, affiliation, e-mail address, title of presentation, key words in an excel file (registration.elsx). Please make the name of excel file as your name.elsx. (if your first name is Tanjirou, family name is Kamado, and submission date is October 15, then, 10-15-Tanjirou-Kamado.xlsx)
  7. Please write abstract following the guidance of abstract template. Please make the name of word file as your name.docx. (if your first name is Tanjirou, family name is Kamado, and submission date is October 15, then, 10-15-Tanjirou-Kamado.docx)
  8. Please send (a) registration form, (b) abstract and (c) TERMIS student member certificate (jpeg or pdf file of payment certificate or your membership homepage) into
    (TERMIS Member Cerificate: After log in (, Go to “Edit My profile”, then you can see your name and membership No. Please take screen shot on this screen and send us)
  9. Deadline of the submission is December 7, 2022.
  10. If you do not receive the registration acknowledgement until December 10, please mail to

Foundation of TERMIS-AP Chapter

In July 2005, the TERMIS-AP Chapter was established at the Catholic University of Korea, Medical School, Seoul. Representatives from countries within the Asian-Pacific region invited to attend were: Prof. Teruo Okano (Japan), Asst. Prof. Jan-Thorsten Schantz (Singapore), Prof. Gin-Ho Hsiue (Chinese, Taipei), Prof. Ahnond Buynyaratvej (Thailand), Prof. Geoff McKeller (Australia), Prof. Ruszymah Bt Hj Idrus (Malaysia), Prof. Yilin Cao and Wei Liu (China), Prof. Minoru Ueda (Former President of ATES), Prof. Allan J. Russell (President of TERMIS), and Prof. Jöns Hilborn (President-Elect of TERMIS).


TERMIS-AP Continental Council

TERMIS-AP Committees

Chief Adviser: (1)

Ali Khademhosseini

Budget Committee: (9)

Chair: Yasuhiko Tabata
Vice Chair: Shengmin Zhang


  1. Jen Ming Yang 
  2. Gang Li  
  3. Heungsoo Shin
  4. Yin Xiao
  5. Akon Higuchi
  6. Xing Zhang

Nominating Committee (7)

Chair: Yasuhiko Tabata


  1. Jin Ho Lee
  2. Jen Ming Yang
  3. Shengmin Zhang
  4. Akon Higuchi
  5. Guoping Chen
  6. Tim Woodfield

Awards Committee: (5)

Chair: Guoping Chen


  1. Jin Ho Lee
  2. Yasuhiko Tabata
  3. Jen Ming Yang
  4. Shengmin Zhang


By-Laws Amendment Committee

Chair: Yin Xiao
Secretary: Xing Zhang


  1. Tim Woodfield
  2. Gang Li


Industry Committee (5)

Chair: Jen Ming Yang


  1. Shengmin Zhang
  2. Jin Ho Lee
  3. Yin Xiao
  4. Masahiro Kino-Oka


Webinars Committee

Chair: Akon Higuchi
Co-Chairs: Guoping Chen & Yinghong Zhou


Development & Local Conference Committee:

Chairs: Jen-Ming Yang

Co-Chair: Gilson Khang

Shengmin Zhang

Xing Zhang

Development Committee:

Ika Dewi Ana, Greg Dusting, Nathaniel Hwang, Yasuhiko Iwasaki, Batbayar Khuyagbaatar, Khoon Lim, Huynh Dai Phu, Hong Wei Ouyang,

Munirah Binti Shaban


Local Conference Committee:

Mohd Fauzi Mh Busra, Jun Fang, Dana Ganbat, Bin Li, Haiyan Li, Jiao Jiao Li, Xiaomeng Li, Yukiko Matsunaga, Michiya Matsusaki, Tim Woodfield, Masaya Yamamoto, Dae Hyeok Yang, Zhengwei You


TERMIS-Asia Pacific Awards Program

Membership Dues

TERMIS-AP Chapter Meetings


  • TERMIS-AP 2019 & 7th ASBTE
    Brisbane, Australia
    14-16 October 2019
    Conference Chairs:  Prof. Yin Xiao & Prof. Justin Cooper-White
  • TERMIS-AP 2017
    Nantong, China
    September 21-24, 2017
    Conference Chairs:  Xiaosong Gu, Xiaobin Fu and Yilin Cao
    Program Chairs:  Fei Ding and Wei Liu
  • TERMIS-AP 2016
    Tamsui, Taipei
    September 3-6, 2016
    Conference Chair:  Yu-Chen Hu
  • TERMIS-AP 2014
    Daegu, South Korea
    September 24-27
    Conference Chairs: Prof. Jin Ho Lee and Byung-Hyun Min
    Program Chair: Jeong Ok Lim
  • TERMIS-AP 2013
    Wuzhen, China
    October 23-26
    Meeting Chairs: Dr. Yilin Cao and Dr. Wei Liu
  • TERMIS-AP 2011
    August 3-5, 2011
    Meeting Chair: Prof. James Goh
  • TERMIS-AP 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    September 15-17, 2010
    Meeting Chair: A/Prof. Geoffrey McKellar
  • TERMIS-AP 2008
    Taipei, Taiwan
    November 6-8, 2008
    Meeting Chairs: Professor Ging-Ho Hsiue and Professor Sheng-Mou Hou
  • TERMIS-AP 2007
    Tokyo, Japan
    December 3-5, 2007
    Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka
    Meeting Chair: Dr. Teruo Okano