Regional Director for Asia (China)
Jun Luo obtained his B.S. degree in Animal Husbandry, M.S. degree in Animal Production and Ph.D. degree in Animal Genetics and Breeding from Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University of China. He is currently a professor in the College of Animal Science and Technology of NWAFU and the director of the Dairy Goat Committee of the China Dairy Association. Jun Luo is a member of the Sheep and Goat Resource Committee.
In 1990, he went to the Netherlands for a 6-month training and collaboration research in dairy goat production and milk processing technology. From 1997 to 1999 and 2000 to 2003, he went to the American Institute for Goat Research of Langston University, USA for post-doctoral and collaborative research in goat breeding, nutrition and production.
His research interests focused on dairy goat breeding and reproduction, the developmental utilization of goat breeds resources, and the molecular genetic mechanisms of goat milk fatty acids metabolism. He is also actively involved in dairy goat extension and industry development in China and research collaboration with international partners.
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