The Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology ( IGDB ) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ( CAS ) was founded in 2001 through a merger of three CAS institutes , the Institute of Genetics .The Institute of Developmental Biology and the Shijiazhuang Institute of Agricultural Modernization .The Genetic Society of China is affiliated to the institute as well as an Editorial Office , which publishes three major journals , Journal of Genetics and Genomics , Hereditas ( Beijing ) and Chinese J...

View More
  • Weicai Yang
    Weicai Yang


  • Xuerong Xing
    Xuerong Xing

    Party Secretary & Deputy Director

  • Xun Huang
    Xun Huang

    Deputy Director

  • Chunsheng Hu
    Chunsheng Hu

    Deputy Director

  • Yimin Shen
    Yimin Shen

    Deputy Director

Annual Reports
Annual Report 2020

Year 2020 is an extraordinary year for IGDB. We experienced the inconvenience caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and successfully kept the virus at bay with strong solidarity among our staffs and students. In 2020, IGDB achieved the targets set by the institute’s “13th Five-year Plan” as evaluated by CAS, and launched the “Precision seed design and breeding” Strategic Priority Research Program of CAS. In addition, the Innovation Academy for Seed Design (INASEED) completed its preparation period and passed the evaluation by CAS, and also l...

View More