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Foreign Academicians from UK, USA, New Zealand, European Join ZJU Overseas Academician Workshop

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On the afternoon of April 20, Zhejiang University held a grand appointment ceremony to welcome overseas academicians, including Donald Grierson, a fellow of the Royal Society of England, Michael Thomashow and Harry Klee, fellows of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, Ian Ferguson, a fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and Mondher Bouzayen, a fellow of the European Academy of Sciences. They joined the Joint Overseas Academician Workshop for Fruit Quality Biology.

Song Yonghua, the Executive Vice President of Zhejiang University, was put on school badge for the academic master. Li Yong, Director of Zhejiang Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, was attended and addressed the ceremony.

It is one of ZJU’s pioneering initiatives to set up a pilot joint overseas academician workshop. The participation of these academicians who are armed with expertise skills and superb academic assets in fruit science, genetic engineering and gardening in the workshop will definitely facilitate the development of fruit quality biology at ZJU.


During the period of Hangzhou, these academicians also attended the International Conference of Food Quality and Safety & The 4th Fruit Quality Biology, sponsored by Zhejiang University Press and Oxford University Press, and made a wonderful academic report.