Dr. Yang is the co-founder and Chairman of BGI-China. He and his partners have made a significant contribution to the international HGP, HapMap, and G1K projects, as well as many other animals, plants, and microorganisms, with many publications in Science, Nature, and other internationally prestigious journals. Dr. Yang obtained his Ph.D. from University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and postdoctoral trainings in France and USA. He was elected as an associate member of European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) in 2006, an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007, a fellow of TWAS in 2008, a foreign associate of National Academies of India in 2009, of Germany in 2012, and of the USA in 2014.
Section:02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology