Introduction of College of Animal Sciences(College Of Bee Science)

time: 2018-07-02   author:   

The College of Animal Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, was established in 1958.There are three undergraduate majors in the College including majors of Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine, and Aquaculture Science. Veterinary medicine is one of the oldest disciplines at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University. Currently, the college has five departments and three research centers. Among 82 staff members, there are 36 academic faculty members with senior professional titles professor and associate professorworking in both teaching and research and 39 faculty members with doctorate degrees. The college is proud of its outstanding faculties, including 1 NSFC distinguished young scholar, 1 chief scientist of Major National Scientific Research Plan and 973 Program, 4 “Minjiang” Scholars, 7 doctoral supervisors and 32 master tutors. The college has a doctoral degree program in zoology and three master degree programs in Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Medicine, and Aquaculture Science.

The college has effectively combined scientific research subjects with the training of personnel with a high level of specialized knowledge and professional skill. Our education for Veterinary Medicine is focused on the combination of class teaching, laboratory teaching and practice. We have an animal teaching hospital with advanced equipments and advanced management, an examination center for animal diseases, an experimental animal center. The college has active cooperation with more than 40 institutions for scientific research and education, including the large-scale animal husbandry, aquaculture, feed industry, and animal hospitals, etc. University-enterprise cooperation classes have been established to meet the teaching and research needs.

In addition, the college has 2 provincial key disciplines and 4 provincial key laboratories with advanced equipments. Nearly 30 research groups in the college carry out research in the forefront of Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine, and Aquaculture Science. The college has approximately 100 research projects that are well funded from external funding resources. Our research interests are focused on the field of mechanisms underlying pathogenesis of animal viruses, viral infection and host immunity, control of animal virus diseases, breeding and rearing of improved breeds of livestock and poultry, waterfowl industrial systems, standardized swine industry systems, animal nutrition and feed, veterinary drug metabolism, deep processing of animal medicines, animal drug research and development, livestock and poultry diseases and health care, and control of fish diseases. Over the past 5 years, we have published more than 500 papers in domestic and foreign academic journals, such as The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Cell Host & Microbe, Nucleic Acids Research, Journal of Virology, Veterinary Research, Veterinary Microbiology and so on.