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CAST delegation visits key laboratories at Hainan University

Updated: 2021-09-17

A delegation led by Wang Shoudong, member of the leading Party members group and secretary of the department of Party-related affairs of Chinese Association for Science and Technology (CAST) visited Hainan University (HNU) on Sept 15.


Wang (middle) listens to introductions from an HNU's scientific researcher.

Wang listened to a report about the research on the development, utilization and protection of marine resources at the State Key Laboratory of Marine Resources Utilization in South China Sea. The laboratory is the first national key laboratory at HNU, which conducts research on the protection and utilization of marine resources in the South China Sea, and provides services for China's marine development and Hainan's local economy.

At the Metabolic Biology Laboratory, HNU's researchers introduced the laboratory's current status and the development plan. The base mainly focuses on the scientific cooperation and exchanges in the fields related to ecology and the environment in Hainan province and areas around the South China Sea, and serves the Belt and Road Initiative. It is expected to gather high-end talents from home and abroad in Hainan to better serve the innovation-driven development strategy and the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port.