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'The Institute of Zoology, CAS, insight into Chinese Zoological researches'. Zhang Runzhi, Instituto de Zoología, Academia de Ciencias, R.P. de China

Viernes 18 de julio de 2014 a las 12h, Salón de Actos del Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales.


Título: The Institute of Zoology, CAS, insight into Chinese Zoological researches


Ponente: Zhang Runzhi, Profesor del Instituto de Zoología, Academia de Ciencias, R.P. de China




Introductions of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Institute of Zoology (IOZ) will be presented. As one of CAS 104 research institutes, IOZ is a government-funded research institution in zoological sciences. It has a long history of over 80 years. Several sub-disciplines in zoological sciences in China were derived from IOZ, such as entomology, animal ecology, and experimental embryology. IOZ has 450 staff members. Among them 80 scientists are professors. Also the IOZ have 600 Ph.D. and MS students and 120 postdoctoral fellows. IOZ has 5 laboratories and a zoological museum: State Key Laboratory of Integrated Management of Pest Insects and Rodents, State Key Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, State Key Laboratory of Biomembrane and Membrane Biotechnology, CAS Key Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology, CAS Key Laboratory of Animal Evolution and Systematics as well as over 6.1 million specimen’s collection museum. Some new research progress by IOZ scientists will be introduced.

Dr. Zhang’s research group, Identification and Management of Invasive Alien Species (IMIAS) mainly focus on systematics of Curculionidae (Coleoptera) and spread mechanism and control methods of invasive pests including Colorado potato beetle, codling moth, cotton mealybug, etc. An International Cooperation Research Project with the title ‘Potential Invasive Weevils of the World’ supported by NNFC will be presented. Dr. Miguel A. Alonso-Zarazaga has been enrolled in the program.



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