SLN Webinar – Tracing the Blue Eyes: The Genetic Ancestry of the Chinese Mountain Cat

The Genetic Ancestry of the Chinese Mountain Cat

The Snow Leopard Network welcomes you to our next webinar on the Chinese Mountain Cat with Dr. Shu-Jin Luo, from Peking University, China.

Our Guest

Dr. Shu-Jin Luo is a Principal Investigator at the School of Life Sciences, Peking University, China. A conservation and evolutionary geneticist with a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and a postdoc at the National Cancer Institute in Maryland, Dr. Luo is leading an active research team working on the genetics of wild and domestic cats and is the lead author discovering the new Malayan tiger subspecies Panthera tigris jacksoni, finding the genetic causes of the white tiger, and elucidating the evolutionary histories of various endangered felids including the tiger, leopard cat, and the Chinese mountain cat. Dr. Luo is a member of the IUCN Cat Specialist Group since 2005 and a council member for the American Genetic Association (AGA) since 2020.

Dr. Shu Jin Luo will be joined by a facilitator and key discussant exchanging ideas and approaches for safeguarding high altitude ecosystems.  


Tuesday, June 28th, 2022, at 04:00 PM Beijing, Shanghai


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