The Institute of Biophysics considers that “Talent is our most precious resource” and that establishing a highly qualified and innovative science and technology team by “Introducing talent from abroad and training talent at home” is the best strategy for strengthening the Institute.
Currently, the institute has 514 faculty and staff, 518 graduate students, 50 post-doctoral fellows, and 40 visiting scholars. In this research team, there are 10 CAS Members and 5 TWAS Members. Among the 72 principal investigators, 6 have been supported by the national “Thousand Talents” program, 15 have received “National Outstanding Young Scientists” awards, 5 have been supported by the national “Thousand Young Talents” program, and 38 have been supported by the CAS “Hundred Talents” program.
Awards and Publications
In recent years, the Institute has achieved a series of major achievements in the fields of protein science, brain and cognitive sciences, infection and immunity, noncoding RNA and protein and peptide drugs.
The outstanding contributions the institute has made have been recognized through multiple important awards, including two National Natural Science Award first prizes, ten National Natural Science Award second prizes, two National Science and Technology Progress Award second prizes, and several provincial and ministry awards.