Guang Yang, Professor, Ph. D Supervisor and Dean of School of Life Sciences, is Specially Invited Professor Ministry of Education's "Yangtse Scholars". He is a nominee for National Outstanding Youths' Funds, Youthful Experts with Outstanding Contributions and listed in the National Key Talent Project, Member of Zoological Assessing Group of National Natural Science Funds Commission, standing director of China Zoological Society and deputy chair of Commission of Biological Evolution and Editor of Scientific Reports and Integrative Zoology, etc. He enjoys high prestige and great influence in national zoological circle. In 2015, he headed the proposals for National Demonstration Center of Experimental Teaching and Jiangsu Province's Major of Prominence in Bio-Science, and they both got thus nominated. He was named as Excellent CPC Member of Jiangsu Province.