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The Agreement on Establishment of LVRI-PIWet-PIB Joint Lab for Animal Disease Control Signed in the Presence of Chinese and Polish Ministers of Agriculture

Source: Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute

In Warsaw, Prof. Yin Hong, General Director of Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (LVRI) of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) attended the meeting of Agriculture Ministers of China and Polish on August 28th, 2017. Prof. Yin Hong and Mr. Krzysztof Niemczuk, director of National Veterinary Research Institute (PIWet-PIB, short form in Polish) Poland, signed The Agreement on Establishment of Lvri-Piwet-Pib Joint Lab For Animal Disease Control in the presence of Mr. Han Changfu, Chinese Minister of Agriculture and Mr. Krzysztof Jurgiel, Polish Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. This activity is the landmark of the development of International Science and Technology Cooperation between LVRI and PIWet-PIB.


LVRI and PIWet-PIB are the famous and powerful research institutes in animal infectious diseases prevention and control in the world. Both institutes have made cooperation in research for years and obtained great achievements. The goals of LVRI-PIWet-PIB JOINT LAB are to take full advantage of superior resources of both institutes and further strengthen cooperation in the field of animal infectious diseases prevention and control. The potential of scientists will be widely and deeply explored to cooperate in veterinary etiology, epidemiology, rapid diagnosis and the preparation of novel vaccine. The blueprints of the Joint Lab are as follows: Firstly, giving full play to the platform on which both sides could apply for and implement the international cooperation program and on which the Joint Lab will be developed into a center of research, training and exchange serving China and Poland and even the world in the future. Secondly, creating opportunities for scientists from both sides to study in the counterpart departments so as to improve the building of research teams. Lastly, jointly preventing and controlling the animal infectious diseases via taking modern technologies to guarantee the health of human being and animals.

 

Associate Prof. Liu Zhijie, head of the general office of LVRI, Prof. Zhang Jie, associate Prof. Zhou Jizhang and assistant Prof. Yang Jifei also attended the ceremony. Academician Zygmunt Pejsak and Prof. Miros?aw Polak, vice director of PIWeT-PIB were present in the ceremony.
By Zhang Jie
zhangjie03@caas.cn