Rongjia Zhou was born in Sichuan, China, in 1961. He received the Ph.D. degree (major: genetics) from West China University of Medical University, China, in 1992. He worked as a Research Associate in Wuhan University, China, from 1993 to 1994, and Institute of Human Genetics, CNRS, France, from 1998 to 1999, respectively. He was an honorary Research Fellow of the La Trobe University, Australia, and Visiting Scientist of University of California San Francisco, Louisiana State University, USA, Pasteur Institut, France, and University of Hong Kong. Presently, he works as a Professor. Zhou is mainly interested in developmental genetics in human and model species. He was recipient of the Natural Science Award of Hubei, China (Grade 2) in 2005 and the special government allowance granted by the State Council in 2006. He serves as an Associate Editor of BMC Evolutionary Biology, an Editorial Board Member of Zebrafish, World Journal of Biological Chemistry, Chinese Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, Hereditas (Beijing), Zoological Research (Kunming), and Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology.
Biography Updated on 6 December 2011