Dr. Steve Bird from Wauketo University of New Zealand Visited The College to Give a Special Academic Report

time: 2019-12-03   author:   

Dr. Steve Bird from Wauketo University of New Zealand Visited The College to Give a Special Academic Report

December 2, 2019, at the invitation of Prof. Chen xinhua , Dr. Steve Bird , from Wauketo University of New Zealand made a special academic report entitled "Future of Fish Immunology Research" in the conference room on the 7th floor of new shengnong building.. The lecture was presided over by dean Chen jilong of our college, teachers and students of the college participated in the academic report.

In the report, Dr Steve Bird provided an overview of aquaculture in New Zealand and then explained the importance of mining and understanding fish genetic information for fish immunological research. He explained in detail the process of using the new sequencing technology to excavate the sequences of fish cytokine genes and discover immune cell markers, and revealed the important role of the new sequencing technology in the future research of fish immunology. After the report, Dr. Steve Bird also had an in-depth exchange with the faculty and students on issues such as portable sequencers, Nanopore sequencing technology and development of modeless animal antibodies. The special report greatly enriched students' professional knowledge and broadened their academic horizon, which was well received by all teachers and students.