Country Representative for Southwest China
Yongju Zhao graduated with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science from Qingdao Agricultural University and received a Masters of Science in Animal Genetics, Breeding and Reproduction from the Gansu Agricultural University. He obtained an MD from the Third Military Medical School University, focusing in Models of Transgenic Animals.
After his medical degree, he attended Northeast Wales Institute (NEWI), United Kingdom, as a Visiting Scholar in Forensic Science and Technology. Then, he attended Aarhus University, Denmark, as a Visiting Scholar in Molecular Genetics, as well as Purdue University, USA, as a Visiting Scholar in Animal Behavior and Well-Being.
Yongju Zhao is presently a Professor at Southwest University, China. Additionally, he is Vice Chairman of Chongqing Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Society, and the Standing Director of the following associations: Chinese Society of Sheep and Goat Production, Chongqing Society of Technical Task Force, and Association of Chinese Sheep and Goat Husbandry. He is also a member of the European Society of Domestic Animal Reproduction (ESDAR), the Chinese Association of Laboratory Animal Science and the Chinese Genetics Society. As part of his university responsibilities, he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses. Yongju Zhao has published ten books and refereed numerous journal articles.
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