Image: Professor Jian Yang  Image credit: Image provided by Professor Yang
30 November 2017

Professor Jian Yang is a Professorial Research Fellow in the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, at The University of Queensland, and the recipient of the 2017 Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year, in the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. His research focuses on tracking down the genetic basis for complex inherited traits, which are those that depend on changes to more than just one or two individual genes.