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[17-01-2018]Top-level biosafety lab begins work

China has put its first level-four biosafety laboratory into operation, capable of conducting experiments with highly pathogenic microorganisms that can cause fatal diseases, according to the national health authority. Level four is the highest biosafety level, used for diagnostic work and research on easily transmitted pathogens that can cause fatal diseases, including the Ebola virus.

[05-12-2017]2017 International Workshop on Biosafety Laboratory Managementand Experimental Techniques was hel...

From October 18 to 28, "2017 International Workshop on Biosafety Laboratory Management and Experimental Techniques" was held in Wuhan, Hubei by Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. More than 20 trainees from China, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Kenya, Serbia, Hungary and other countries attended the workshop.

[05-12-2017]Prof. Shi Peiyong was selected as a member of the Overseas Expert Board of Chinese Academy of Sci...

Recently, the Bureau of Personnel of Chinese Academy of Sciences announced the member list of the 2017 Overseas Expert Board. The selected candidate from University of Texas Medical School, Prof. Shi Peiyong, recommended by Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, was on the list. The "Overseas Expert Board" is an important part of personnel introduction engineering in the Chin...

[05-12-2017]WIV organized the 6th European Virus Archive goes global Annual Conference

Recently, "the 6th European Virus Archive goes global Annual Conference" was held in Wuhan, Hubei. As the conference chairs, Professor Hu Zhihong from Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Professor Jean-Louis ROMETTE, the General Coordinator of Horizon 2020-EVAg Project of the European Union, invited more than 30 international experts from 15 countries including China, ...