Douglas W. Yu

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Birth date:
 4 Sep 1966
Born: NJ, USA 
Married to:  Sophie Miller

 

 

 

Employment & Education
 

2008 to present: Principal Investigator and Director of the Ecology, Environment, and Conservation Cente(ECEC) at the Kunming Institute of Zoology, Kunming, China.

2010 to present: Reader, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK.

2000 to present: Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK.

1999-2000: Postdoctoral Research Assoc., Imperial College at Silwood Park, UK.

1998: NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellow at Imperial College at Silwood Park, UK.

1997: Ph.D., M.S., Dept. of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.

1992 to 1997: Ph.D. student, Dept. of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.

1991-1992: Ph.D. student, Dept. of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University.

1987-1990: Marketing representative, IBM Corporation.

1987: A.B. with Honors, Biology, Princeton University.


Grants & Awards


2012: NERC UK Research Grant (Microbiome evolution, Co-I, PI Matt Hutchings)   £422,000

2012: RMB 8,080,000: China Ministry of Science and Technology (DNA barcoding based on nature reserve)

2012: RMB 700,000: National Naturral Science Foundation of China (Metabarcoding)

2008: RMB 4,500,000:  Yunnan Province Science and Technology Bureau (ECEC startup fund)

2008: £400,000:  UK Medical Research Council Milstein Award (Ant-Bacteria mutualisms (co-I, PI Matt Hutchings, co-I Rebecca Goss)

2007: €823,000:  European Science Foundation/EUROCORES/The Evolution of Cooperation and Trading (TECT)

2005: £40,000:  ESRC/NERC Interdisciplinary studentship grant (student, Chris Kirkby)

2005: $21,000;  National Geographic Society

2005: £260,000:  NERC Research Grant (co-PI James Cook)

2004: €168,000:  Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship (fellow Gabriel Debout)

2003: £239,000:  Leverhulme Trust (co-PIs Carlos Peres & Glenn Shepard)

2002: £31,000:  NERC Small Research Grant

2001: £31,000:  NERC Small Research Grant (co-PI Brent Emerson)

1999: £16,561:  NERC Small Research Grant (co-PI, Howard Wilson)

1999: $32,000:  A.L. Green Fund

1998: NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship

1997: Harvard University Certificates of Distinction in Teaching