The “Conference of Guizhou Provincial Science and Technology Award” was held in Guiyang on October 24, 2019. Sun Zhigang, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Director of the Standing Committee of the Provincial People’s Congress, presented to the winners the highest science and technology awards in Guizhou Province. Shen Yiqin, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Governor, attended and delivered a speech. The Decision of the Guizhou Provincial People’s Government on the 2018 Guizhou Provincial Science and Technology Awards was read out at the conference. The attendees also included Lin Changhu, Secretary of the Party Committee of GMU, the representatives of the winning team, and the heads of key laboratories.
Lin Changhu, on behalf of GMU, gave his congratulations to the winning team and hoped that the winners would take this as a motivation to continue to concentrate on scientific research and make more contributions to the development of GMU.
The team of Professor He Bin from the Provincial Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutics in Guizhou Province won the first prize of the “2018 Guizhou Natural Science Award”. The team has carried out relevant enzymological research and made breakthroughs in the chemicobiological methods and revealed the new activity of SIRT5 and SIRT6 for the first time in the world. The team has achieved a number of original and iconic results through the research in the project. The team members have published a total of 28 papers in the international authoritative journals such as Science and Nature, J. Am. Chem. Soc., which have been cited for 1488 times, with the total impact factors of 199.556 and the highest impact factor of 52.613 of a single paper. The research work has been concerned widely among the colleagues at home and abroad with important academic value.
Professor Yaacov Ben-David of the Key Laboratory of Chemistry for Natural Products of Guizhou Province and Chinese Academy of Sciences (the Key Laboratory of Chemistry for Natural Products of GMU) won the “2018 Guizhou Science and Technology Cooperation Award”. As an internationally renowned scientist in the antineoplastic pharmacological research, Professor Yaacov Ben-David focuses on the relationship between the genetic factors & microenvironment and the occurrence of leukemia and breast cancer.
In addition, the team of Professor Liu Xingde and the team of Professor Wang Likun won the second and third prizes of the Provincial Natural Science Award respectively; the team of Professor Zhou Shi won the second prize of the Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award; the team of Professor He Xun and the team of Professor Peng Wuxun won the third prize of the Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award.