Dr. Qijing Zhang is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University.
- Dr. Zhang received his Bachelors of Veterinary Science from the Shandong Agricultural University, in P.R. China (1979-1983). He received his Masters of Science in Veterinary Microbiology from the National Institute of Veterinary Biologics, in China (1983-1986). He recieved his Ph.D. in Immunobiology at Iowa State University (1990-1994). He did postdoctoral studies in Molecular Microbiology at the University of Missouri-Columbia from 1994-1997).
- He has broad training, experience, and expertise in the areas of bacteriology, pathogen-host interaction and antimicrobial resistance.
- At the ISU he has an independent research program that focuses on Campylobacter jejuni, a zoonotic pathogen important for food safety and public health.
- He has been a panel member for many groups including:
- USDA/NRI Program on Epidemiological Approaches for Food Safety.
- NIH Special Emphasis Panel (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences RFA 03-009)
- NIH NIAID Cooperative Research Partnerships into Therapeutic and Diagnostics for Biodefense Toxins.
- NIH study section BACP (Bacterial Pathogenesis)
- He has also been on many editorial boards including:
- Animal Health Research Reviews
- Avian Diseases
- Applied and Environmental Microbiology
- Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
- PloS One
For more information on the research Dr. Zhang has worked on and is currently working on, see his researchgate.net profile page here.
Contact Dr. Qijing Zhang
Phone: (515) 294-2038