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Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

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Project leader

Alison Kim Shan Wee

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Alison Wee is a prolific, mid-career molecular ecologist with a doctorate in biological sciences. She has 13 years of research experience in coastal biogeography, adaptation and conservation, and five years of management experience in leading the Ecological Genomics Team in Guangxi University (2016–2020). Alison Wee authored 25 scientific articles (nine as first/co-first author and seven as last/corresponding author) in international peer-reviewed journals, including Biological Reviews, Current Biology, Journal of Biogeography and BMC Evolutionary Biology. Her research was supported by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Tropical Biology division, Chinese Postdoctoral Science Foundation, National Natural Science Foundation of China, among others. In 2016, she was awarded the Guangxi Provincial 100-Talent Grant, a government-funded talent recruitment program in China. Alison Wee is experienced in organizing academic meetings, including the Workshop for Young Scientists on Biodiversity and Conservation Biology in Southwest China (2015) and the Symposium on the Ecology of Interconnected Coastal Ecosystems (2019).