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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 cave-dwelling loach, Triplophysa xichouensis sp. nov. (Teleostei Nemacheilidae) from Yunnan, China.jpg
A New Cave-dwelling Loach (Triplophysa xichouensis) Found in Yunnan, China
Rapid Evolution of Genes Involved in Learning and Energy Metabolism for Domestication of the Laboratory Rat
Scientists Revealed the Genetic Mechanism of Origin and Domestication of the Laboratory Rats
 
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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  • Herve Yesou (SERTIT, France) (November 23, 2017)
  • Yong-Kun Li (Yunnan University) (November 21, 2017)
  • Geng-Fu Xiao (Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS) (November 16, 2017)
  • Jie Tian (Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences) (October 31, 2017)
  • Hui Zhang (Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Big Data and Brain Computing) (November 06, 2017)
  • Nabiev Loik Cangalievici & Najmudinov Tojiddin (Tajikistan academy of sciences) (November 06, 2017)
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