Tue, Jan 30 2018 09:54
Key Laboratory of Animal Resource Protection and Utilization in Jilin Province (hereinafter referred to as "key laboratory") was approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Jilin province in January, 2009. Completed the demonstration in October, 2010. Checked and accepted in December, 2011. The Ministry of Science and Technology of Jilin province approved its establish in February, 2012. The key laboratory was evaluated by Jilin provincial science and technology department as excellent from 2014 to 2016. It is the only scientific research base rated as excellent continuously in the provincial scientific research base of our university.
The laboratory bases on the rich diversity of animal resources in Jilin province, around the national strategic demand and frontier disciplines development, through the macroscopic and microscopic, outdoor and indoor experiment with the combination of research methods, to solve the key problems of the protection and utilization of animal resources in regional (especially Jilin), establishing a leading domestic and international scientific research, talent training, academic exchange and popularization education base, providing technical support for the conservation and utilization of animal resources in our province.
There are 25 permanent staffs, including the "Thousand Talents", the first batch of "Outstanding Talents of the New Century" and the "Hundred People Plan" of the Chinese academy of sciences. The chairman of the academic committee is Jianzhang Ma, and the director of the laboratory is professor Jiang Feng. Key laboratory include animal domestication and behavioral ecology laboratory, molecular ecology laboratory, Jilin Shuangyang wild animal monitoring station, Jilin Zuojia bird diversity monitoring sample area, and the only one of our country protecting the main object of the Chiroptera in the bat protection community. The total interior area is 2,800 m2, and the total fixed asset value is RMB 50 million. It has undertaken more than 80 projects, such as the national 973 and natural science funds, with total funds of more than 56 million yuan. It has published over 100 papers in the periodicals such as PNAS and 15 academic books. It has got 10 invention patents, 2 first prize and 3 second prize in Jilin province science and technology progress. A long-term and stable partnership has been established with the University of California, Los Angeles, and Johns Hopkins University.