Famous plant virologist Wang Mingbo, professor Shan Weixing and professor Li Hongye visiting and giv

On November 17th, 2012, the famous plant virologist Wang Mingbo from the Plant Research Institute of the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), professor Shan Weixing from Northwest A&F University, and professor Li Hongye from Zhejiang University visited CRI at our invitation. During their stay in CRI, Mr. Wang Mingbo delivered a lecture on the subject of “RNA silencing and viral and fungal diseases in plants”. Mr. Shan and Ms. Li also presented on their specific research field. After their enlightening presentations, the three experts gave detailed answers to the questions from the audience.

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Researcher Wang Mingbo giving lecture in CRI

Mr. Zhou Changyong, the vice president of Southwest University and director of CRI, presided over the seminar and awarded Mr. Wang Mingbo with the appointment letter as CRI’s Cause Development Adviser. Over 100 researchers and graduate students attended the seminar.

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Mr. Zhou Changyong, the vice president of Southwest University and director of CRI, offering the appointment letter to Dr. Wang Mingbo

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Professor Shan Weixing giving lecture

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Professor Li Hongye giving lecture