Ya-Ping Zhang#


Michael Huth
Email:zhangyp 'at' cashq.ac.cn
Membership Number:4771
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:CHINA
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:yzhang
Elected:2018
Homepage: http://www.cas.cn



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2012 - present Vice President, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2013 - present President, The Genetics Society of China
  • 2013 - present Honorary President, Yunnan University
  • 2008 - 2012 Dean, College of Life Science, East China Normal University
  • 2007 - 2017 Director, State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, CAS
  • 2005 - 2012 Director, Kunming Institute of Zoology, CAS
  • 2004 - 2014 Vice President, China Zoological Society
  • 1996 - 2005 Vice Director, Kunming Institute of Zoology, CAS
  • 1995 - present, Professor, Kunming Institute of Zoology, CAS

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genome diversity
  • Origin of domestic animals
  • Genetic basis of domestication
  • adaptive evolution
  • Human evolution
  • Molecular phylogeny
  • Phylogeography
  • Conservation genetics

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 National Natural Science Awards, Second Class Prize, China (Genome Diversity and Evolution of Asian Population)
  • 2013 Natural Science Awards, First Class Prize, Yunnan Province, China. (Genetic Mechanism of Adaptive Evolution of Animals)
  • 2010 Natural Science Awards, First Class Prize, Yunnan Province, China. (Molecular Phylogeny of Mammals)
  • 2009 Achievement Prize, Tan Jiazhen Life Science Awards
  • 2007 Fellow, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)
  • 2006 Cheung Kong Scholars Achievement Award, Ministry of Education of China, and Li Ka Shing Foundation
  • 2006 National Natural Science Awards, Second Class Prize, China. (Mitochondrial Genome Diversity and Evolution of East Asian Population)
  • 2004 Innovation Prize in Life Sciences, Congress of Global Chinese Bioscientists, and Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
  • 2004 Ho Leung Ho Lee Prize for Science and Technology, Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation
  • 2003 Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2002 Biodiversity Leadership Award, Bay and Paul Foundations, USA
  • 1997 Prizes for Outstanding Young Scientists, Qiu Shi Science & Technologies Foundation, Hong Kong
  • 1997 Science and Technology Prizes for Youth, China
  • 1996 Prizes for Young Scientists, China
  • 1995 Prizes for Young Scientists, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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