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Located near the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot, the Kunming Institute of Zoology (KIZ) serves as a center for research on diverse biological resources of southwestern China, the Eastern Himalayas, and Southeast Asia. Since its establishment in 1959, KIZ has grown considerably. As of November 2013, it has more than 483 faculty members and staff spread across 32 scientific research groups. About 330 post-graduate students, including several international students, work and study in KIZ, as do many national and international collaborators. As one of the twenty biological institutes in the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), KIZ was the only CAS life sciences institute in western China included as part of the Renovation 2020 pick over. Over the next decade, (more...)
 
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A New Species of Sisorid Catfish Was Found in Myanmar Named as Oreoglanis hponkanensis
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Collaborative Team of Scientists Determines the First High-resolution Structure of a Eukaryotic Cyclic Nucleotide-gated Channel
 
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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  • Professor Cheng-Hua Yang & Lily Yang (April 20, 2017)
  • Dr. Zhong-Hua Hu & Dr. Xing-Lou Yang (17-April-2017)
  • Dr. Allen Ebens (NGM Biopharmaceuticals), April 05
  • Dr. Xu Wang, April 11
  • Prof. Sobti Ranbir Chander (Indian),March 17
  • Dr. Florian Maderspacher, Senior Reviews Editor of Current Biology, November 9th
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