About Zoological Research
Established in 1980, Zoological Research (ZR) is a bimonthly publication produced by Kunming Institute of Zoology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the China Zoological Society. It publishes peer-reviewed original research article/review/report/note/letter to the editor/editorial in English on Genome Evolution and Genetic Diversity, Animal Ecology and Ethology, Primates and Animal Models of Human Diseases. The journal also publishes high quality papers related to taxonomy and DNA barcoding, developmental biology, physiology, biochemistry, immunology, and neuroscience.
ZR was recognized as one of the best core zoology periodicals in China by the Guide to the Core Journals of China; was awarded the third prize of Excellent Chinese Journals in 2000; was selected in Chinese Journal Square in 2001 by General Administration of Press and Publication of China (GAPP); and was awarded Excellent Scientific Journal of Yunnan in 2006, 2009, 2012 and was selected as one of the 300 Outstanding S&T Journals of China in 2008 and 2014. ZR was awarded "The Excellent International Impact Academic Journals of China" (Science/Technology/Medicine) in 2012 and "The Highest International Impact Academic Journals of China" (Science/Technology/Medicine) in 2013.
ZR has continually been reported by many influential national and international indexes including, but not limited to: PubMed/MEDLINE, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, Biological Abstracts, Zoological Records, Chemical Abstracts, Abstract of Entomology, Chinese Biology Abstracts, Chinese Science Citation Database, Bioline International, JSTChina (Japan Science and Technology Agency,Chinese Bibliographic Database), Scopus, ProQuest, Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI) and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). It has been subscribed to 11 countries other than China, such as, US, UK, Canada, and Australia. Moreover, the journal has been exchanged globally with other corresponding publications from 75 institutions in 23 countries and districts.
Under the leadership of our editor-in-chief, Dr/Prof Yong-Gang Yao, ZR currently has the excellent editorial board which has the members from many famous national, international institutions and universities.
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