（1）State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism
Headed by Professor Deng Zixin, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences;
Approved for establishment by Ministry of Education in November, 2005;
Verified by experts from Ministry of Education in November, 2007
Aimed at microbial drugs innovation and microbial strain improvement, the laboratory is dedicated to build a world-class scientific and technological innovation platform for microbial drugs innovation and microbial strain improvement. At present, the laboratory has become an important subject base of China’s microbiology, especially the research and application in microbial metabolism.
Research interests: anabolism, catabolism and metabolic interactions.
（2）Genetics of Developmental and Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Education Ministry Key Laboratory
Headed by He Lin, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences;
Approved for establishment by Ministry of Education in May, 2009;
Focusing on neuropsychiatric disorders and other genetic diseases which seriously persecute human’s health, the laboratory is dedicated to the reveal of major genetic diseases’ reproductive, developmental and genetic mechanisms, and then provides both theoretical and technical basis for the realization of early diagnosis and individual treatment.
Major research interests: molecular mechanism of human’s Neuropsychiatric Disorders, pathogenesis with the interaction of nutrition, environmental and genetic factors, genetic development and molecular mechanism of major bone diseases etc.
（3）National Testing Center for GMOs’ Molecular Characteristics
Headed by Professor Zhang Dabing;
Approved for establishment by the related state department, the center is dedicated to reveal the security of GMO and explore for some new methods and standards in the testing of GMOs’ molecular characteristics.
Major research interests: new testing method on GMOs’ molecular characteristics, standardization and database of GMOs’ molecular characteristics and the preparation of GMO reference materials.