Dr ChuanQing Wang
Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China
Dr ChuanQing Wang is Professor of Infectious Diseases and Head of the Department of Veterinary Science Agricultural University, Zhengzhou. His research interests are in the rapid diagnosis and prevention of animal infectious diseases and recently has had projects in immunology and virology in pigs and poultry. He gained his BSc in Animal Medicine Science in 1982 from Henan Agricultural University and his PhD in 1998 from Nanjing Agricultural University.
Dr Wang's visit is funded by the Chinese Government and he will join the Farm Animal Health group at Camden in 2006 to work in aquatic animal virology. This is a field of growing importance internationally and Dr Wang will assist in an ARC Linkage project that aims to control nodavirus infection in barramundi aquaculture.