Academic Visit of Dr. Yanyan Li from Harvard Medical School
time: 2018-12-24

During November 26th to December 7th 2018, Asso. Prof. Yanyan Li from Harvard Medical School had visited School of Food Science and Engineering and had a tour with the research platforms and laboratories of our school.

On the evening of November 30th, Dr. Yanyan Li presented a public seminar with the topic as < Structural mechanism of bacterial endotoxin transporter > in Dongtang Hall of Building No. 13. The forum was hosted by Dr. Zhenbo Xu. During the presentation, Dr. Yanyan Li gave an introduction on how to analyze the structure changes of bacterial endotoxin transporters in the process of endotoxin transport by Cryo-SEM. Besides, she adopted a visualization technology to give students a deep impression of the operation of food-borne microbial endotoxin and its pathogenic mechanism. After that, Dr. Yanyan Li combined with her own experiences of study in America, to share her ten-years scientific research.

Finally, she gave a detailed answer to the questions raised by the teachers and students, and had an in-depth discussion and communication with teachers and students on the questions of interest after the meeting.

After this tour, the two teams conducted in-depth discussions on the issues of next year's international conference and the joint publication of academic achievements, proposing the intention of cooperation.