China Center of Excellence


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Center Director: Yiming Shao

Co-Director: Prof. Dr. Xiao-Ping Dong

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC)

The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) is an agency of the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China based in Beijing, China. It works to protect public health and safety by providing information to enhance health decisions, and it promotes health through partnerships with provincial health departments and other organizations. The CCDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease prevention and control (especially with infectious diseases), environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, prevention and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the People's Republic of China. Their ongoing research includes screening and testing of emerging infectious diseases, key biological factors on AIDS transmission in China, and evaluation of the epidemic characteristic and prevention of SARS in China.

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

44 Xiao Hong Shan,
Wuhan Hubei, 430071, China

Director: Dr. Zhengli Shi

Member Researchers: Drs. Peng Zhou and Xinglou Yang

Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), founded in 1956, is an institution specializing in basic virology researches and related technological innovation. Currently, WIV consists of 4 research centers, including the Center for Molecular Virology and Pathology, the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, the Center for Analytical Microbiology and Nanobiology and the Center for Microorganisms Resources and Bioinformatics. Relying on the cluster platform of high-level biosafety laboratories, WIV focuses on basic and applied basic research in virology, immunology, biotechnology, etc. Meanwhile, it strives to make breakthroughs in cutting-edge scientific research on pathogens of emerging infectious diseases, and to enhance its ability to provide technological support for emergency response to emerging infectious diseases.

China CDCInstitute for Viral Disease Control & Prevention, China CDC, Beijing
National Centre for AIDS/STD Control & Prevention, China CDC, Beijing

155 Changbai Road
Changping District
Beijing 102206

Beijing University
Beijing University of Technology, Beijing

Sun Yat-sen University-GuangzhouSun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou
190 Kai Yuan Avenue
Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine & Health
Guangzhou 510530

Peking University
Peking University, Beijing

WuhanWuhan University, Wuhan
Xiao Hong Shan No. 44
College of Life Sciences
Wuhan 430071

China Medical University-ShenyangChina Medical University, Shenyang
92 Beier Road
Shenyang, Liaoning 110001

Fudan University-ShanghaiFudan University, Shanghai

NakaiNankai University, Tianjin

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing

National Institutes for Food - Drug ControlNational Institutes for Food & Drug Control, Beijing

Fujian Centre for Disease Control & Prevention, Fuzhou

Member Researchers: MengFeng Li, Xiaoping Dong, Jianguo Wu, Longde Wang, Wang Wen Xue, George Fu Gao, Wiezhong Yang, Xiaoming Yang, Runqing Jia, Rongge Yang, Yuelong Shu, Ky Yuen, J. Xu, J. Chen, Hong Shang, Hong Tang, Youchun Wang.