Harbin Veterinary Research Institute (HVRI),
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS),
Address: 678 Haping Road, Harbin, Heilongjiang, 150069,
Dr. QIU Hua-Ji, veterinary virologist and immunologist, received his BSc degree in Veterinary Medicine (1991) from Central China Agricultural University, China, his MSc degree in Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology (1998) from Northeast Agricultural University, China and his PhD degree in Preventive Veterinary Medicine (2001) from Northeast Agricultural University, China.
Dr. QIU is the chief scientist of Unit for High-Consequence Swine Viral Diseases, HVRI, and the coordinator of several projects from National Natural Science Foundation of China, National ?863? Program and National Key Technologies R&D Program, EU FP7 project, etc. His research is focused on the regulation of viral replication, virulence determinants and development of diagnostic assays and marker vaccines of classical swine fever, African swine fever and pseudorabies. He has been awarded several national and provincial prizes for progress in science and technology. He has published 130 peer-reviewed papers, including 80 papers in SCI-indexed journals.
Dr. QIU is a member of National Committee of Experts on Animal Epidemic Prevention of China, and a member of Veterinary Biotechnology Branch and Animal Infectious Disease Branch of Chinese Society of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary. He is a guest professor of University of Yanbian University and Shandong Agricultural University and Gansu Agricultural University. He is an editor of several journals such as World Journal of Virology, Chinese Journal of Biotechnology, Acta Microbiologia Sinica and Chinese Journal of Animal Infectious Diseases, and a peer reviewer of a number of international journals such as Gene Therapy, Journal of Virology, Vaccine, Veterinary Microbiology, Journal of Virological Methods, Virus Research, Virus Genes, etc.