Animal Ecology and Conservation Genetics Group —— Principal Investigator
WEI, Fu-Wen
Conservation Biology
+86-10-64807152  / 
Key Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R. China
Group of Animal Ecology and Conservation Genetics    中文


Ph. D, Wildlife ecology and conservation biology, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1997

M. S., Wildlife ecology, Department of Biology, Sichuan Normal College, Sichuan, 1987.

B. S., Biology, Department of Biology, Sichuan Normal College, Sichuan, 1984.

Current Occupation: 

Professor in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Biology, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Science

Deputy Director, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests:

Using state of the art methods based on macro-ecology and micro (molecular)-ecology, we are interested in assessing the past, present and future status of endangered species in China, especially the giant and red pandas, inferring their evolutionary and demographic processes and proposing targeted strategies for their future survival.

Awards and Honors:
2002: National Allowance Award by State Council of People Republic of China

2001: National Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, National Natural Science Foundation of China

Professional Activities:
Vice-Chair, 23th International Conference of Conservation Biology, July, 2009, Beijing (1200 participants)

Secretary–general, 19th International Congress of Primatology, 2002, Beijing (500 participants)

Biodiversity Conservation Consultant, State Forestry Administration, PRC (2000-)

Giant Panda Conservation Consultant, State Forestry Administration (SFA), PRC (2000-)

Chair, Technical Committee, The Fourth National Survey of the Giant Panda(SFA) (2012-)

Member, IUCN/SSC Small Carnivore Specialist Group (2000-)

Member, IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group (2005-)

Member, IUCN/SSC Bear Specialist Group (2005-)

Secretary General, China Zoological Society (2005-)

Vice president, Mammalogical Society of China (2005-)

Vice-president, China Ecological Society (2011-)

Vice-Chair, Endangered Species Scientific Commission, PRC (2009-)

Research Grants:

MOST-973 Programme: Endangered mechanism and conservation strategy of endangered species, 2007-2012.

NSFC-Key Project: The dispersal and its evolutionary mechanism of the giant panda, 2009-2012.

San Diego Zoological Society: Giant panda ecology and conservation in Foping Reserve, 2007-2010.

Selected Publications: chick here