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    Prof. Morgan Vis from Ohio University made a presentation at the workshop

    During March 21st and 22nd, the National Workshop on “Phycological Diversity and Phycological Taxonomy”, sponsored by IHB and the Chinese Phycological Society and jointly supported by State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology and State Key Laboratory of Aquatic Diversity and conservation was held at IHB.

    The opening ceremony was hosted by IHB Prof. Renhui LI and IHB's Director Jindong ZHAO addressed a welcome speech on behalf of the sponsor. Prof. Lanping DING, Secretary-general of the Chinese Phycological Society and Prof. Shunping HE, Head of the State Key Laboratory of Aquatic Diversity and Conservation addressed an opening speech respectively and expressed a warm welcome to all the guests present at the workshop.

    The National Workshop on “Phycological Diversity and Phycological Taxonomy” took the theme of “improving the research level of phycological taxonomy and diversity, promoting the academic exchanges between phycologists” and centered on the research of phycological taxonomy and biological diversity relating with resources and environment of China. 70 experts and students from the following institutions attended this workshop: Ohio University, Institute of Hydrobiology, Institute of Oceanology, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Shanghai Normal University, Shanxi University, China University of Geosciences, South China Normal University, Northeast Normal University, Changshu Institute of Technology, Sun Yat-Sen University and environmental monitoring, aquatic products and entry-exit inspection and quarantine departments etc.

    The workshop was mainly carried out in the form of keynote reports and general reports. Prof. Morgan Vis of Ohio University, Dr. Xiaoli SHI of Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Prof. Hongwei WANG of Liaoning Normal University, Lanping DING of Institute of Oceanology and Prof. Renhui LI and Prof. Guoxiang LIU of Institute of Hydrobiology made a keynote report respectively at the workshop.

    During the workshop, the participants visited the Museum for Aquatic Organisms and FACHB-Collection and later had a cordial communication with the scholars of IHB.

    At the end of the workshop, the present experts discussed on the issues of the practical application of phycological taxonomy and the developing orientation of phycological taxonomy. They all hoped that the National Workshop on “Phycological Diversity and Phycological Taxonomy” could become a platform for the academic exchanges of the field of Phycological Taxonomy and thus form a long-term of exchange mechanism.

    Deputy Director Zhengyu HU made a speech as a conclusion of the workshop, expressing his best wishes for the workshop.

     

    the audience of the workshop

     

    IHB's Director Prof.Jindong ZHAO made a welcome speech at the workshop

     

     IHB Prof. Renhui LI hosted the opening ceremony

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