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[27-05-2017]WIV Participates in "Science Activity Week" and "Public Science Day"

On May 20th, the 2017 Hubei “Science Activity Week” in the theme of “making China powerful through science and technology, realizing dreams through innovation” was launched in Wuhan where Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) presented a science-popularizing feast to the public in the theme of “innovation and development, technology and the future”.

[27-05-2017]Open Lab Day: Engaging Children with the Virus World

On 21 May 2017, Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) held the “Open Lab Day” event. More than 50 children visited to learn the knowledge about virus. The event aims to open doors to the public and engage children with the virus world. The visitors first came to the Virus Specimen Museum of China (VISM). The explainers introduced various common viruses and their...

[24-05-2017]Chinese and American scientists discussed policies in response to emerging infectious diseases

On 17-19 May 2017, 2nd China-U.S. Workshop on the Challenges of Emerging Infections, Laboratory Safety and Global Health Security was co-organized by U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), CAS and Hubei Society for Microbiology. More than 100 experts from China, the United States, Pakistan and the Republic of Kenya attended the w...

[05-04-2017]WIV gains supports from CAS President's International Fellowship Initiative

In 2017, WIV has been approved 2 program applications from CAS President’s International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI). Under these programs, two international scientists will come to WIV for carrying out collaborative researches. As a distinguished scientist under PIFI, Prof. George R. Stark Lerner from Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic will visit the Research Group of Prion Cell Biology le...