Zhou Qi, Ph.D., is now the Vice President and Member of the Presidium of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He is also the Secretary of the Party Committee of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) and the President of UCAS
Prof. Zhou was elected as CAS Member in 2015 and Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS) in 2018. He used to be the director of State Key Laboratory of Stem Cell and Reproductive Biology, Vice President of UCAS, director of Institute of Zoology, CAS, and director of CAS' Science and Technology Innovation and Development Center.
Prof. Zhou's research interests cover stem cell, reproductive and developmental biology, and he is also dedicated to promoting the application of stem cells to clinical use. He has been serving as the chief scientist of several national and CAS research projects in areas of reproductive and developmental biology, and stem cells.
Prof. Zhou has been awarded many prizes and honors, including the Second Class Award of National Natural Science Award of China, Award for Outstanding Achievements in Science and Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Award for Outstanding Youth in Basic Science of Zhou Guang Zhao Foundation, Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress of Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, 3rd genOway Prize for Transgenic Technologies and TWAS Prize in Biology.