Autumn, 2002

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"Leading Prize in Biodiversity" Awarded to Young Chinese Scientist

Most Recently, Yaping ZHANG, a young scientist at the Kunming Institute of Zoology (KIZ), CAS, was awarded the Third "Leading Prize in Biodiversity", marking the first Asian scholar who has won this honor.

As the top international award specially set up for the new disciplinary field, the Prize has riveted extensive attention from the international community. It was jointly established by two American foundations: the Bay Foundation and the Josephine Bay Paul and C. Michael Paul Foundation.

Dr. Y. P. Zhang has been engaged in the research on molecular evolution and genetic diversity since he returned to China in 1995. Currently, he is Deputy Director of KIZ and Chair of the Special Committee of Animal Genetics, China Society for Genetics. Since the mid 1980s, he has been dedicated to research on the evolutional history & genetic diversity of animals and human beings.

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