Ya-Ping Zhang - Curriculum Vitae#


Major research interests:

Genome diversity, adaptation, domestication, human evolution, phylogeny

Education
  • 1982 - 1986 B.S. in Biochemistry, Fudan University
  • 1986 - 1991 Ph.D. in Animal Genetics, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Working Experience
  • 1991 - 1992 Assistant Professor, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1992 - 1995 Postdoctoral fellow, San Diego Zoo, Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species
  • 1995 - present Professor, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1995 - 2000 Professor & Director, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1996 - 2005 Vice Director, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 1996 - present Director, Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Livestock and Poultry of Yunnan Province
  • 2003 - present Academician, the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2003 - present Professor, Yunnan University
  • 2005 - 2012 Director, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 - present Academician of Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
  • 2007 - 2017 Director, State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution
  • 2008 - 2012 Dean, College of Life Science, East China Normal University
  • 2013 - present Honorary President, Yunnan University
  • 2012 - present Vice President, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Professional Activities

Responsibility
  • 2018.2 Editor, Current Zoology
  • 2013.1 Editorial board, Human Molecular Genetics
  • 2013.1 Editorial board, Scientific Reports
  • 2011.4 Editorial board, Journal of Heredity
  • 2009.1 Editorial board, Genome Biology and Evolution
  • 2008.1 – 2010.12 Editorial Board, Animal Genetics
  • 2006.1 Editorial Board, Integrative Zoology
  • 2006.1 – 2008 Editorial Board, Cell Research
  • 2004.1 Editorial Board, Chinese Science Bulletin

Professional affiliations
  • 2013.9 President, Chinese Society of Genetics
  • 2008.6 2012 National Representative, International Barcode of Life
  • 2004 - 2014 Vice President, China Zoological Society
  • Member, IUCN/SSC Primate and Lagomorpha Specialist Group

Meetings
  • Aug. 29–31, 2016, New Zealand, “MedSci 2016 Programme”, and QRW Lecture “Genetics of adaptation to high altitude”.
  • Aug. 15–21, 2016, Hangzhou, China, “The 8th World Congress of Herpetology”, “Congress chair welcome”.
  • Jun. 17–20, 2016, Beijing, China, Dog10K Genomes Consortium Meeting, “Welcome and introduction”, and “Population genomic approach to study domestication history and behavior trait of dog”.
  • Nov., 2015, Nanchang, China, “18th National Animal Genetics and Breeding Seminar - Big data era new ideas and new methods of the study on animal genetic breeding”, “Domestic animals genome and evolution”.
  • Oct., 2015, Wuhan, China, “The 6th Ray Wu Memorial Symposium”, “Genetic mechanism of high altitude adaptation in microevolution”.
  • Jul., 2015, Macao, China, “World Medicine Summit--Improving Human Health”, “Genetic mechanism of high altitude adaptation”.
  • Nov. 1–2, 2014, Taiwan, China, “The 2nd life Science BBS on Both Sides of the Taiwan Straits”, “Population genomics of domestic animals”.
  • Oct. 17–20, 2014, Xinxiang, China, “Herpetology 2014. Academic Seminars in Chinese Institute of Zoology”; “Welcome and Introduction”.
  • Aug. 9–12, 2012, Vancouver, Canada, “The 7th World Congress of Herpetology”.
  • Jun. 2–4, 2012, Chengdu, China, “The 5th Asian Herpetology Conference”.
  • May 18–19, 2012, Hangzhou, China, “The 2nd International Symposium on Disease Genomics”, Co-chairman in “Animal Models of Human Diseases”.

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