The 6th Annual Meeting of the Glycobio Chitooligosaccharide Research Center (GCRC) was held in DICP on 18 August.
Approximately 40 scientists engaging in the research areas of glyco-biology and glyco-engineering, together with about 20 representatives from relevant enterprises, attended the annual meeting. A welcome address was given by Prof. Aisheng Fong, Vice-Director of DICP. More than ten plenary papers were delivered. Active discussions were carried out by the participants on utilization and mechanism of chitooligosaccharides in green agriculture, animal nutrition, human health, and foodstuff health-care.
During the meeting, a signboard unveiling ceremony was undertaken for the Chinese Carbohydrate Animal Nutrition Research Center (CCANRC), signifying the official start-up of this institution.