Programme

Activities 2017

BCGC programme has completed its action plan and got all its expected results for 2017.

It co-organized the 9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology (ISIZ) 27-31 August 2017, Xining, Qinghai province, China with a focus on response and adaptation of animals to extreme environments. Over 150 scientists from more than 20 countries came and attended the symposium. The co-organizers and supporters were: 

  • the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS)
  • the International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS)
  • the State Key Laboratory of Integrated Pest Management, Institute of Zoology (IOZ), CAS
  • Asia Pacific Forest Invasive Species Network (APFISN)
  • Asia-Pacific Wildlife Diseases Network (APWDN)
  • Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), University of Oslo, Norway
  • Bureau of International Cooperation (CAS)
  • Department of International Affairs and Department of Academic and Societies Affairs (CAST)
  • Division of Life Science, National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • Qinghai Association for Science and Technology, China
  • the Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology (NWIPB), CAS,
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

The BCGC programme will celebrate its 10th anniversary during the 10th ISIZ (International Symposia on Integrative Zoology) with the 2018 World Life Science Conference (2018 WLSC) that will be held on 28-30 October 2018 in the Institute of Zoology (IOZ), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

Publications

Huidong Tian, Chuan Yan, Lei Xu, Ulf Büntgen, Nils C. Stenseth, Zhibin Zhang (2017): Scale-dependent climatic drivers of human epidemics in ancient China. 114 (49), 12970-12975. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1706470114

Conferences and Workshops

Event

International Symposium on China-Mongolia Cross-border Wildlife Conservation and Management (ISCCWCM)

Some of the participants of ISCCWCM in Beijing, China. Photo: IUBS

The International Symposium on China-Mongolia Cross-border Wildlife Conservation and Management (ISCCWCM) took place in Beijing, China, from 20th to 21st November 2017. 

Event

9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology (ISIZ)

More than 150 scientists from more than 20 countries attended the International Symposium on Integrative Zoology. Photo: ISIZ, IUBS

BCGC co-organized the 9th ISIZ in Xining, Qinghai province, China on 27-31 August 2017.

Event

9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology (ISIZ)

Plenary lecture speakers at the ISIZ, Xining, China. Top from left: Yanping Zhang, Nils Christian Stenseth (IUBS's former president), Anthony Barnosky, Larry Young, Yvon Le Maho. Bottom from left: Raymond Huey, Elizabeth Hadly, John Buckeridge, Xiquan Zhao, Susan Healy. Photo: ISIZ

BCGC co-organized the 9th ISIZ.

Event

Training Course: Bioinformatics and Data Analysis

Tha training course on bioinformatics and data analysis took place in Xining, China, with 60 participants on 30 and 31 August 2017.

Event

Workshop: Forest Invasive Species

The Workshop on Forest Invasive Species in Shanxi, China, with 30 participants has been conduced on 13 May 2017.