Prof. Zhengli Shi wins Special Government Allowances and is given the title of Young and Middle-aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions of Hubei Province
Recently, the Ministry of Education issued a notification, announcing that Prof. Zhengli Shi from WIV is approved to enjoy the 2014 Special Government Allowances of the State Council. In addition, she has been awarded as Young and Middle-aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions of Hubei Province.
The Special Government Allowance, set by the State Council as a reward to high-level professional and technical personnel and high-skilled talents, showing the care and support from the central government and the State Council to the majority of those personnel and talents, has played a significant role in strengthening and improving the qualified personnel development. Aiming at stimulating the rapid development of economy and promoting the innovation, The People’s Government of Hubei Province set up Young and Middle-aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions of Hubei Province, which mainly selects the provincial leading and innovation talents in fields of innovation of technology, education and management, and those who make great contributions to border regions, and remote and difficult areas.
Focusing on etiology and mechanism of emerging viruses infection, Prof. Shi’s studies on isolation and identification of emerging viruses, molecular epidemiology and mechanism of emerging viruses infection have yielded a series of major achievements. She is the principle investigator of the projects funded by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), publishing 28 papers in international journals as a first/corresponding author in recent five years.