2011 New Year’s Party of Laboratory of Systematic Mycology & Lichenology


--  2011 New Year’s Party --

---  Celebrating Prof. ZHENG Ruyong’s Birthday --


2011 New Year’s Party of Laboratory of Systematic Mycology & Lichenology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS) was held in Beijing on January 7.


The party marks major achievements of the laboratory in 2010. In the last year, the laboratory was awarded excellence in the evaluation of CAS Key Laboratory. Scientists win 20 programs of National Natural Science Foundation of China. Among its research groups, Prof. ZHUANG Wenying, a renowned mycologist and fungal biologist, was elected as fellow of TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world. Prof. CHE Yongsheng was awarded excellent researcher in “Hundred Talents Program” of CAS. Dr. CAI Lei, Prof. JIANG Xuejun are new members of the laboratory. In 2011, more outstanding researchers in and out of China will join the groups.


The party also celebrates 80 years’ birthday of Prof. ZHENG Ruyong, CAS academician. She has long been engaged in the rationalization and consummation of epiphyte classification system. She was the first to discover endogenous mold in higher plants and was also the first to report a new series of human pathogeny mold and the new variations existed in China.

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