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Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief
Dr. Huanchun Chen
Research focus: Animal infectious diseases
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Huazhong Agricultural University
China

Dr. Zhen F. Fu
Research focus: Viruses
University of Georgia
USA

Executive Editor
Dr. Min Cui
Research focus: Neurotropic viruses
Huazhong Agricultural University
China

Associate Editors
Dr. Shafiqul I. Chowdhury
Research focus: Bovine and equine herpesvirus
Louisiana State University, USA
Dr. Degui Lin
Research focus: Small animal skin and tumor diseases
China Agricultural University, China
Dr. Jürgen A. Richt
Research focus: Viral diseases
Kansas State University, USA
Dr. Guiqing Peng
Research focus: Swine viral diseases
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Bang Shen
Research focus: Zoonotic parasitic diseases
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Jianzhong Shen
Research focus: Drug residues and food safety
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
China Agricultural University, China
Dr. Hongning Wang
Research focus: Avian diseases and drug resistance
Sichuan University, China
Dr. Lihua Xiao
Research focus: Zoonotic parasitic diseases
South China Agricultural University, China
Dr. Gaiping Zhang
Research focus: Immunology
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Peking University, China
Dr. Ling Zhao
Research focus: Neurotropic viruses
Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Advisory Board
Dr. Johann Deisenhofer
Research focus: Biochemistry
Nobel laureate
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Dr. Xiufan Liu
Research focus: Epidemiology of animal
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Yangzhou University, China
Dr. Linda Saif
Research focus: Coronavirus
Member, United States National Academy of Sciences
The Ohio State University, USA
Dr. L. David Sibley
Research focus: Parasite
Member, United States National Academy of Sciences
Washington University in St.Louis, USA
Dr. Tracy Palmer
Research focus: Bacterial cell biology
Member, British Academy of Sciences
Newcastle University, UK

Editorial Board
Dr. Arturo Anadón 
Research focus: Veterinary pharmacology and toxicology
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Dr. Shengbo Cao  
Research focus: Swine viral diseases
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Chan Ding 
Research focus: Avian viral diseases
Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Dr. Mingxing Ding  
Research focus: General diseases
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Baoxue Ge 
Research focus: Immunology
Tongji University, China
Dr. Alonso Guedes 
Research focus: General diseases 
University of Minnesota, USA
Dr. Nishith Gupta 
Research focus: Apicomplexan parasites, metabolism 
Humboldt university, Germany
Dr. Biao He 
Research focus: Parainfluenza virus, vaccine development
University of Georgia, USA
Dr. Fang He 
Research focus: Immunology
Zhejiang University, China
Dr. Dongliang Hu
Research focus: Food safety
Kitasato University, Japan
Dr. Ningyi Jin
Research focus: Metabolic diseases
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Changchun Veterinary Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Dr. Anan Jongkaewwattana 
Research focus: Vaccine development
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Thailand
Dr. Paul Langford 
Research focus: Bacteria, respiratory infection
Imperial College London, UK
Dr. Jianrong Li 
Research focus: Virology, vaccine development
The Ohio State University, USA
Dr. Zejun Li  
Research focus: Avian diseases
Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Dr. Jianhua Liu
Research focus: Drug resistance
South China Agricultural University, China
Dr. Jue Liu  
Research focus: Avian viral diseases
Yangzhou University, China
Dr. Xianhong Liu 
Research focus: Lassa virus
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
Dr. Inna Lysnyansky 
Research focus: Mycoplasma
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Israel
Dr. Meghan May 
Research focus: Pathogen discovery and pathogenesis
University of New England, USA
Dr. Makoto Miyata 
Research focus: Mycoplasma
Osaka City University, Japan
Dr. Alasdair Nisbet 
Research focus: Vaccine development
Moredun Research Institute, UK
Dr. Graham Plastow 
Research focus: Genetics disease
University of Alberta, Canada
Dr. Simon Rayner
Research focus: Epidemiology
University of Oslo, Norway
Dr. Ian Robertson
Research focus: Epidemiology
Murdoch University, Australia
Dr. Dieter M. Schifferli 
Research focus: Bacteria
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Yingli Shang
Research focus: Viral immunology
Shandong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Jie Sun 
Research focus: Immunology
Mayo Clinic, USA
Dr. Changchun Tu
Research focus: Zoonotic viral infections
Changchun Veterinary Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Dr. Xiaojun Wang
Research focus: Equine viral diseases
Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Dr. Yang Wang
Research focus: Veterinary pharmacology and toxicology
China Agricultural University, China
Dr. William Harold Witola 
Research focus: Zoonotic protozoa 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Dr. Shaobo Xiao  
Research focus: Swine viral diseases
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Zhengguo Xiao
Research focus: Immunology
University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Dr. Yulong Yin
Research focus: Metabolic Diseases
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Hunan Agricultural University, China
Dr. Bingfang Yan 
Research focus: Pharmacology
University of Cincinnati, USA
Dr. Min Yue  
Research focus: Epidemiology
Zhejiang University, China
Dr. Haixue Zheng 
Research focus: Bovine viral diseases
Lanzhou Veterinary Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Dr. Shujun Zhang
Research focus: Genetic disease
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Rui Zhou 
Research focus: Bacteria
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Guan Zhu 
Research focus: Parasitic diseases, genomics, biochemistry
Texas A & M, USA

Science Editorial Board
Dr. Yi Ding
Research focus: Small animal clinical
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr.  Dhruv Nitinkumar Desai
Research focus: Veterinary virology
The Ohio State University, USA
Dr. Jie Han
Research focus: Prevention and control of zoonosis
Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Dr. Haihong Hao
Research focus: Pharmacodynamics
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Qi Huang
Research focus: Veterinary bacteriology
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Yifei Lang
Research focus: Veterinary virology
Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Dr. Wentao Li
Research focus: Veterinary virology
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Dr. Zhen Xu
Research focus: Fish immunology
Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dr. An'yun Zhang
Research focus: Avian diseases and drug resistance
Sichuan University, China  
Dr. Zutao Zhou
Research focus: Avian diseases
Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Article Types

Animal Diseases accepts the following article types: 
Original Article
Review
Short Communication
Case Report

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  • Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU) is a national key university of “Project 211” directly under the Ministry of Education. HZAU enjoys a history of 120 years, covers an area of 495 hectares, and consists of 18 colleges and departments. Featuring life science, HZAU also gives much emphasis on the rational disciplinary construction of agriculture, sciences, engineering, arts, law, economics, and management.