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Located in the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot, the Kunming Institute of Zoology serves as a center for research on the diverse biological resources of southwestern China, the Eastern Himalayas and Southeast Asia. The institute’s main research priorities are evolutionary genetics and genomics; conservation and utilization of animal genetic resources, including domesticated animals; development of animal models for human disease mechanisms and new pharmaceuticals; and stem cell applications.

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Kunming Institute of Zoology Reveals a Distinct Regulatory Circuit of SREBP-SCD in Regulating Lipid metabolism in worm

  Recently, cooperating with Guangzhou Medical University, Kunming Institute of Zoology reveals a distinct regulatory circuit of SREBP-SCD in regulating lipid metabolism in worm. The study was published in Journal of Lipid Research http://www.jlr.org/content/early/2017/07/14/jlr.M077198.long.
  Lipids, includin... more
New Findings Suggest that lncRNA-mediated Epigenetic Regulation Contributes to Brain Development and Ageing in Primate

  Dynamic changes in structure and function of brain during development and ageing, especially for primate neocortex which is composed of multiple functional regions with six well-organized horizontal layers segregated by multiple cell types and neuronal connections,have been attributed to a great plasticity of ... more
Presence of Sun Bear in Yunnan, China, after 45 Years of Absence

  The image of sun bear recored in Yingjiang, Yunnan
  In the evening of 23 October, 2016, a short video footage of sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) was recorded in Yingjiang County, Yunnan Province, China. This precious video is the first recorded image of the species in China, strongly supporting the distributi... more
A science perspective: Connecting Earth Observation to High-Throughput Biodiversity Data

  The global decline of biodiversity and ecosystem services has driven international commitment to better management, in particular the Convention on Biological Diversity and its 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Signatories are required to monitor and report on changes in the state of biodiversity and ecosystem s... more
 
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  • Prof. John-James Wilson, China Agricultural University (July 19, 2017)
  • Prof. Qian Tao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (July 14, 2017)
  • Prof. Zi-Bing Jin, Wenzhou Medical University (July 13, 2017)
  • Dr. Shao-Min Li, Harvard Medical School, US (July 12, 2017)
  • Ru-Gang Zhang, University of Pennsylvania, US (July 12, 2017)
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    2016 Kunming, China----The sixth DNA metabarcoding School was successfully held at the Kunming Institute of Zoology, CAS
    John Ascher of Singapore National University lectures on bee taxonomy
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    Catalog of Insect Type Specimens of Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology has been updated
     
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