Date & Time
Time: 13:30-15:00pm (CST), April 21st
Location: IB 1008(Preferred)
Speaker: Prof. Gaiping Zhang
Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering
Director of Henan Longhu Laboratory
Professor at School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University
Professor at College of Veterinary Medicine, Henan Agricultural University
Friday Apr 21, 2023
13:30-15:00 (Beijing time)
Innovation Building 1008
Biography and research interests
Prof. Gaiping Zhang is a consulting expert of the Life Science Department of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, a member of the 5th National Agricultural GMO Committee, a member of the 12th, 13th and 14th CPPCC National Committee, and served as the president of Henan Agricultural University.
Prof. Zhang is a renowned animal immunologist, who made outstanding contributions in rapid detection test strip technology and vaccine research. He pioneered immunological rapid test strip detection technology in China and was the first to propose the academic concept of immune potential and super vaccine. He has devoted himself to the research of the next generation vaccines which could be safe, efficient, precise and micro-quantity. He also worked on developing novel drugs for treating human immunodeficiency diseases.
In 2001, he was awarded the National Outstanding Youth Fund, and in 2007, he was awarded the first batch of Central Plains Scholars. In 2014, he won the Nomination Award for the Top Ten National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Workers and the award for National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Worker. In 2016, he won the first Sheng Tongsheng Outstanding Achievement Award. In 2017, he won the first National Innovation Award. In 2020, he was awarded the National Advanced Individual in Anti-epidemic.