• Sequencing and Genome Analysis
• President, Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI), Beijing, China
Dr. Huanming Yang received his Ph.D. from University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1988. As the co-founders of Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI), he and his collaborators have made a significant contribution to the HGP and HapMap projects, as well as to sequencing and analysing genomes of rice, chicken, silkworm, giant panda, cucumber, and many microorganisms. BGI has published the first Asian’s genome, human pan-genome, human ancient genome, and human gut metagenoms by means of new-generation sequencing technoloty and innovative bioinformatic tools recently in Science, Nature and other internatioanlly prestigious journals. BGI now has become one of the major genomics centers in the world.