Ziheng Yang FRS (Chinese: 杨子恒; born 1 November 1964) is a Chinese biologist, and R. A. Fisher Chair of Statistical Genetics at University College London, and Professor since 2001. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2006. He was awarded the 2010 Frink Medal.
Since 2009, he has been a co-organizer of an annual workshop on Computational Molecular Evolution (CoME), which has been running in Sanger/Hinxton in odd years and in Hiraklion, Crete in even years. 
Yang was a Visiting Professor at Institute of Statistical Mathematics (Tokyo, 1997-8), University of Tokyo (2007-8), Institute of Zoology in Beijing (2010-1), Peking University (2010), National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan (2011), and Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich (2011). He was a Changjiang Chair Professor at Sun Yat-sen University, China (2008-2011).
- Computational molecular evolution. Oxford University Press. 2006. ISBN 978-0-19-856702-8.
- Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach. Oxford University Press. 2014. ISBN 978-0-19-960261-2.
- " http://www.ucl.ac.uk/gee/gee-news-publication/20100410-1", University College London, 4 October 2010
- ‘YANG, Prof. Ziheng’, Who's Who 2011, A & C Black, 2011; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2010 ; online edn, Oct 2010 accessed 11 May 2011 (subscription required)
- Winners of the ZSL Frink Medal for British Zoologists
- Professor Ziheng Yang's page at UCL
- Computational Molecular Evolution, Oxford University Press
- Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach, Oxford University Press
- "Calibrating the molecular clock to date species divergences", Darwin China 200 Conference
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