Huanming Yang

Director, Human Genome Center, Institute of Genetics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

Huanming YANG is professor of genetics, and director of the Human Genome

Center, Institute of Genetics, at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. His

research interests include the mapping and cloning of human genes, sequencing and

analyzing the human genome, human genome diversity, and evolution. As secretary

general of the Chinese Human Genome Project, Dr. Yang coordinates the Chinese

human genome sequencing program. He is secretary general of the Ethical, Legal,

and Social Issues Committee, and the Human Genome Diversity Committee.

Professor Yang is a member of a number of organizations including the Human

Genome Organization, the American Society of Human Genetics, and the International

Bioethics Committee, UNESCO. Dr. Yang has a Ph.D. from the University of

Copenhagen, Denmark.


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