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Prof. Zihe Rao Visited ITM

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 Prof. Zihe Rao, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, was invited to visit the School of Medicine and the Institute of Translational Medicine, Zhejiang University on 21st March, 2016. He gave a vivid speech entitled 3D structures & molecular mechanism of Enterovirus----a new approach for antiviral therapy.

 
Prof. Zihe Rao is a structural virologist, mainly engaged in the study of the three-dimensional structures of significant proteins and viruses related to human infection disease or with important physiological functions, as well as in innovative drug discovery. He has published more than 280 peer-reviewed papers to date in international scientific journals.
 
Prof. Zihe Rao was elected as a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2003, a Member of the Third World Academy of Sciences in 2004 and a Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford, in 2011. He was elected the president-elected of IUPAB in 2011.From March 2003 to April 2007, he served as Director-general of the Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Director of the National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules.