Yiming Zhang

Graduate Student

Education and work experience

2013.9-2017.7 BS Biotechnology of Honors Program, China Agricultural University
2017.9-Now Ph.D Center for Life Sciences, Peking University

Research Interests

The evolutionary mechanism of sexual dimorphism in Kallima and Heliconius

Current research projects

This study will focus on sexual dimorphism in Kallima and Heliconius butterflies, and use population genomics methods to elucidate the species’ evolution and adaption under the pressure of sexual selection.

Representative Publications

Chromosome-level reference genome assembly and gene editing of the dead-leaf butterfly Kallima inachus