Visit by Dr. Thomas James Ridsdill-Smith, University of Western Australia, Australia

    On invitation from Professor LIU Shu-Sheng, Dr. Thomas James Ridsdill-Smith visited our lab from the 12th March to 15th March 2018. During his visit, Dr. Ridsdill-Smith offered a seminar entitled “Ecology and control of a major pasture pest in Australia: Halotydeus destructor (Acar)” and had extensive discussions on development of effective control strategies based on knowledge learned from research.


    Visit by Dr. Murad Ghanim, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel.

    On invitation from Professor LIU Shu-Sheng, Dr. Ghanim visited our lab from 22th November to 25th November 2017. During his visit, Dr. Ghanim offered a seminar. Also, Dr. Ghanim joined the analysis on the mechanisms underlying transmission of begomoviruses by whiteflies. He had extensive interactions with researchers and students particularly in areas of virus transmission by whiteflies and whitefly symbionts.


    Lab gatherings

    Outing to congratulate four graduates

    On 23th March 2018, we had an outing at The Prince Bay Park on the south side of the West Lake, to enjoy the spring and to give our congratulations to CHEN Qun-Fang, DENG Wen-Hao, Liang Yan and SHAN Hong-Wei, who were graduating from Zhejiang University. Following lots of fun in the park, we climbed up to the top of the Jiuyao Hill behind the park to get the best bird-view of the West Lake.

    Welcome gathering for new students

    On 24th September, 2017, we had a gathering and outing on a park called “Daming Mountain” in western Zhejiang province, to have a bit of fun at the beginning of a semester, to welcome to new students who join this lab as PhD and MSc candidates. During the visit, we climbed up to the top of the mountain, to get the best bird-view of mountain.