On March 19th, a delegation led by His Excellency the Honorable Paul de Jersey AC-Governor of Queensland visited the Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IPS). On behalf of the institute, Prof. Jiang Lubin-Deputy Director welcomed the official visit and hosted the meeting.
Prof. Jiang introduced the institute to the delegation from the areas of the development history, the organizational structure, the scientific research programs, the expertise as well as the education and training.And Prof. Jiang especially presented the progress and development of Sino-Australia Queensland project at IPS, which is co-funded by Queensland and the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2016. In collaboration with Prof. Michael Good of Griffith University, the project has made encouraging progress. Mr. Paul de Jersey AC Congratulated IPS on the scientific research achievements. He is very concerned about the Sino-Australia Queensland project and he keeps always in touch with the project leaders. Both sides expressed the willingness of further strengthen the international cooperation and exchanges.
After the meeting, the delegation visited the Pathogen Discovery & Big Data Center and the Biosafety Laboratory.