We are very pleased to announce that we have invited Dr. Wai-Yee Chan, Professor and Director of School of Biomedical Sciences,  The Chinese University of Hong Kong, to serve as the Associate Editor-in-Chief for Zoological Research (ZR), effective 1 September, 2016.

Dr. Chan’s research interests include developmental genomics and epigenomics of germ cell development, germinal stem cell biology, functional genomics of developing male gonads, molecular genetics of human reproductive and endocrine disorders, non-coding RNA, antisense transcript, microRNA in normal and abnormal development, and genetics and genomics of foetal development. Many of his findings have been published in high-impact peer-reviewed journals such as Science, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, Nucl Acid Res, Hum Mol Genet.

In his new position, with his impressive academic achievements and well-recognized expertise, Dr. Chan will certainly help promote the international impact of ZR.