Research Units
State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology (Joint)
Prof. YE discussed with his team


To help China enhance food security, improve nutrition, protect environment, and eliminate poverty through rice research.

Basic Information

  • Founded in 2003

  • Joint Affilication:China National Rice Research Institute (CNRRI)

  • Director: Professor QIAN Qian(CNRRI)

  • Vice Director:Professor YE Gongyin (ZJU)

  • Space Areas: 16000+ m2

  • Total Value of Instruments and Equipment: 150 million Yuan

Research Focuses

  • Fundamental research into functional genomics in rice and molecular breeding

  • Innovations of rice germplasm and applications of molecular breeding

  • The mechanism and control of rice disease and insect pests

  • Theories and applications in sustainable rice production


  • Number of National Science & Technology Progress Awards (2013-2017): 1

  • Number of National Grants (2013-2017): 170+

  •  Number of SCI Publications (2013-2017): 290+

  • Number of Patents (2013-2017): 50+

  • Long-term Partnerships: International Rice Research Institute ( IRRI)

  • Significant Breakthroughs:

1. Control of rice disease and insect pests, biological control of rice insect pests

2. Discovery of the physiological, biochemical and molecular mechanisms for pest resistance

3. Safety assessment of genetically modified rice

4. Innovation and evaluation of mutant resources in rice.


YE Gongyin

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