Zhihua Jiang

Zhihua Jiang

Zhihua Jiang
Associate Professor
Washington State University, USA


Dr. Jiang grew up in Rugao, Jiangsu Province, China. I graduated from Nanjing Agricultural University in 1982 with a degree in Animal Sciences. He completed his Ph.D. in Biotechnology at University of Zagreb in 1986 and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Roslin Institute, UK and at CNRS, France from 1994 to 1997. Dr. Jiang has spent eight years researching quantitative genetics and nineteen years researching molecular genetics. During those years, Dr. Jiang have served as an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor at Nanjing Agricultural University, an Adjunct Professor at University of Guelph and as an Assistant/Associate Professor at Washington State University as well as a PI or co-PI for 26 research projects. Dr. Jiang have trained or he is currently training twelve Masters and eight Doctoral degree students plus twenty scientists and professionals. Dr. Jiang have published more than 130 peer-reviewed publications, which have been well cited in scientific publications. In addition, Dr. Jiang inventor on eight US patents.

Research Interest

• Comparative annotation of genes and transcriptomes (CAGT).
• Genomically optimized livestock farming (GOLF).
• Animal model geomics.