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BGI receives collaboration award from University of Sydney
Publish Date: 2012-05-09
On May 8, 2012, Prof. Robert Park, GRDC Chair of Cereal Rust Research, the University of Sydney, visited BGI and awarded BGI a medal in recognition of valued collaboration in genome sequencing.


A warm welcome was given by Dr. Gengyun Zhang,Vice Director of BGI, Dr. Peixiang Ni,Head of the Microbiology Research Group, Dr. Ying Liu,Director of BGI Asia-Pacific, Dr. Junhua Li,Dean of BGI Asia-pacific Research institute, among others.


During the visit, the two groups discussed the future collaborations in the studies of rust genome and grant applications. Both sides also expressed the common interest of establishing a join lab in Sydney.