On March 6, a delegation led by CHEN Anli, the Vice Governor of Hubei Province investigated Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
The delegation visited Wuhan National Biosafety Level-4 Laboratory (Wuhan P4 Laboratory), specifically understood the construction and development of Wuhan P4 Laboratory, and listened to report on construction programs of Biosafety Megascience Center and Hubei Laboratory on Biosafety and Technology delivered by CHEN Xinwen, the Director General of WIV, CAS. Then the participants exchanged and discussed in depth.
CHEN Anli pointed out that Wuhan P4 Laboratory is significant to maintain the stability of public safety, and the development and increase of the laboratory need joint efforts. She emphasized that we shall complete the signatures of strategic cooperation agreement between Hubei Province and CAS in the near future. The both sides shall positively promote the talents introduction and attract the cream of the crop in globe. CHEN Anli hoped that the research areas of WIV will combine closely with the economic development of Hubei Provence. The institute shall stir up the researchers’ enthusiasm, and accelerate the transfer and transformation of scientific and technological achievements.
LIU Zhongchu, the Deputy Secretary-General of Hubei Provincial government and DU Yun, the Deputy Director General of Science and Technology Department of Hubei Province accompanied CHEN Anli to investigate. The relevant leaders from Wuhan Branch, CAS and WIV, CAS participated this activity.