There are 18 staffs including 4 professors, 4 associate professors, 8 lecturers and 2 technical personnels. Prof. Zhang Hongwei is General Director of the laboratory and Prof. Wu Zuze, who is the Member of National Academy, Chairman of the Laboratory Academic Committee.
In the laboratory, there are two research groups: Animal developmental mechanism and gene regulation, Plant developmental mechanism and genetic engineering and some other related groups.
Master degree of Science and Doctor degree of Science can be awarded and the post doctoral research program can be offered in this laboratory. About 10-- 15 graduates and visiting scholars are enrolled annually .