The Asian Scientist 100
Vice Minister of Agriculture and President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Li was elected a foreign member of the UK’s Royal Society in 2015 for establishing forward genetics approaches in rice, which have led to the development of improved rice varieties.
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Advancing Agriculture In Asia
Asia’s exponential economic growth combined with its vulnerability to threats like climate change has spurred exciting innovations from researchers in the region.
2019 Edition Of Asian Scientist 100 Announced
Each year, Asian Scientist Magazine highlights 100 outstanding thinkers and innovators from Asia who are pushing the envelope with their research.
Celebrating Excellence in Asia With The Asian Scientist 100
These rising stars and veterans hail from diverse sectors in industry and academia, but they all share in one common mission—to make tomorrow a better place for you and me.
How Rice Forms Resistant Starch
Good news for Asia's rice-loving diabetics: scientists may have found a way to increase rice's content of resistant-starch.
16 Scientists From China To Watch
The Asian superpower is boosting basic research funding in its 13th five-year plan—a boon for this list of scientists and the wider R&D community.
China, France Collaborate On Infectious Disease Research
The Chinese Academy of Sciences and France have established a Sino-France biosafety laboratory in Wuhan, Hubei Province.
CAS, John Innes Center To Establish Crop R&D Lab In China
A joint CAS-JIC Center of Excellence for plant and microbial research is planned in China between researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the John Innes Center.