Prof. Ennio Vivaldi, President of University of Chile (UC) led a delegation to visit Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS) on Nov. 3, 2018.
Prof. LIU Shuangjiang, Director-General of IMCAS welcomed Prof. Vivaldi and introduced the three main research areas of the institute in microbial resources, microbial biotechnology and pathogenic microbiology, immunology. He said IMCAS, one of the largest microbiological research institutions in China, would like to cooperate with UC in microbial field.
Prof. Vivaldi introduced The University of Chile. It was founded in November, 1842. It is the oldest higher education institution in Chile. The University of Chile has over 40.000 students and 3,000 faculty. He hoped UC and IMCAS could start student exchange program and some other cooperation in copper and data for microorganism.
Although it was the first time for UC delegates to visit IMCAS, UC has started cooperation with CAS in astronomy for a long time.