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    Prof. Liu cut the first piece of cake at his birthday celebration seminar on Sept. 1, 2016.  

    Prof. LIU Jiankang, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, is 99 years old on Sept. 1, 2016. As the honorary director of Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IHB), Prof. Liu is also a well-known ichthyologist and freshwater ecologist. As Chinese tradition, man celebrates his 100th birthday when he is 99th years old. A birthday celebration seminar was held at Room 506 in the Museum for Aquatic Organisms. More than 50 people attended the seminar, including Prof. Lius old friends, students, colleagues and relatives.    

    The seminar was chaired by Prof. HU Zhengyu, deputy director of IHB. WU Qingli, assistant director and head of General Affairs Office, as well as Prof. WANG Ding led all the attendees sang the Happy Birthday Song. With the song, a big birthday cake was moved to the venue. Prof. Liu cut the first piece of cake when others were expressing their best wishes.    

    Prof. CHEN Yiyu (academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences) former president of National Natural Science Foundation of China, read the congratulation letter sent from Prof. BAI Chunli, president of Chinese Academy of Sciences. LI Haibo, vice president of Wuhan Branch, Chinese Academy of Sciences, read the congratulation letter sent from Hubei government.    

    Presenting with PowerPoint, Prof. ZHAO Jindong, director of IHB, introduced Prof. Lius life and research experiences and achievements. Prof. Liu was born in a literary family but spent his student life during the time of wars. He then studied abroad and came back to China to devote his lifetime in the field of freshwater ecology. Hes a pioneer in Chinas freshwater ecology study. He has students everywhere and accomplished a great many research achievements, but he himself lives a very simple life. He advocates the principle that man shall not blindly follow the instructions of superiors or what has been read.    

    On behalf of CAS academicians and Prof. Lius students, Prof. ZHU Zuoyan (CAS academicians) and Prof. CAI Qinghua gave remarks at the seminar.    

    In the free discussion session, all the attendees shared their stories with Prof. Liu and extended their sincere blessings to Prof. Liu.  

     

     A group photo of all the attendees

     
    Prof. CHEN Yiyu (academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences) former president of National Natural Science Foundation of China, read the congratulation letter sent from Prof. BAI Chunli, president of Chinese Academy of Sciences. 

     
    LI Haibo, vice president of Wuhan Branch, Chinese Academy of Sciences, read the congratulation letter sent from Hubei government. 

     
    Presenting with PowerPoint, Prof. ZHAO Jindong, director of IHB, introduced Prof. Lius life and research experiences and achievements.

     

     Prof. ZHU Zuoyan (CAS academicians) gave remarks at the seminar.

     

     IHB held a birthday celebration seminar for Prof. Liu.

     

     

     A group photo of six CAS academicians at IHB

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