The Center for Excellence in Animal Evolution and Genetics (CCEAEG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The CCEAEG is one of the Centers for Excellence of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, established inNovember 2017 in accordance with the Pioneer Initiative. It was hosted by the Kunming Institute of Zoology (KIZ) of the CAS. The Center brings together a community of outstanding faculty across disciplines and CAS institutions, to promote collaborative research and to support the exchange of ideas and resources.
Taking the advantage of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, CCEAEG focuses on the key field of the animal evolution and genetics, regarding the evolution of complex traits as breakthrough, with strong supporting by the significant International cooperation plan and the Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Furthermore, CCEAEG will be committed to solve the basic, strategic and novel scientific problems in accordance with the demand of the national and regional development.