the post-doctoral research station of animal husbandry was established with the approval of the ministry of personnel in 2003. at present, three second-level doctoral degrees are authorized to confer, namely animal genetics and breeding, animal nutrition and feed science, and special economic animal breeding. animal husbandry, aquatic products and biology are three first-class disciplines, among which animal husbandry is a national "double first-class" construction discipline.
forty professors and researchers are working in the research station (8 second-level professors) and 63 associate professors and associate researchers; among 75 supervisors for graduates, 44 are doctoral supervisors. one expert is of national talent project, two of national young talent project, one of young changjiang scholar from the ministry of education and one of outstanding youth science fund project from the national natural science funds.
there are one national talent project expert, two national young talent project experts, one young changjiang scholar from the ministry of education and one outstanding youth science fund project from the national natural science fund; one member of the animal husbandry evaluation group of the academic degrees committee of the state council, one consultant in the field of the national program 973, one member of the department of life science of the science and technology committee of the ministry of education, one expert in the examination and evaluation of undergraduate teaching of the ministry of education, five special government allowance receivers, one innovation team of changjiang scholars and innovation team development plan, five scholars supported by programs for outstanding talents in the new century, and one candidate of "bo xin plan".
there are 3 scholars supported by shaanxi provincial talent projects, 1 famous teacher of shaanxi province and 6 new science and technology stars in shaanxi province. there are 7 post experts and stationmasters of experimental stations of the national modern agricultural industrial technology system, and 7 chief scientists of shaanxi industrial system.
the college has 14 research platforms at the national and provincial level, namely the national and local joint engineering research center for modern cattle biotechnology and application of the national development and reform commission's, national animal science experimental teaching center, key laboratory of animal biotechnology, ministry of agriculture and rural affairs, key laboratory of evaluation and utilization of livestock and poultry resources (cattle) of ministry of agriculture and rural affairs, national beef cattle improvement center of ministry of agriculture and rural affairs, key laboratory of animal genetics, breeding and reproduction of shaanxi province, beef cattle engineering research center of shaanxi province, dairy goat breeding engineering technology center of shaanxi province and feed engineering research center of shaanxi province. there are 6 teaching and research experimental bases inside and outside the university including animal husbandry teaching experimental base, ankang aquatic products experimental demonstration station, yan'an pig raising experiment and demonstration base, shiquan (northern shaanxi) sericulture experiment and demonstration base, beef cattle experiment and demonstration base, dairy goat (northern shaanxi, jinchang mutton sheep) experiment and demonstration base, and 34 off-campus practical teaching bases. the college now hosts four academic journals: journal of livestock ecology, chinese cattle science, journal of animal husbandry and veterinary medicine and northern sericulture.
in the past five years, scholars of the college have presided over 2 national key r&d projects, 5 national major science and technology projects and 7 national key r&d projects. of 74 national natural science funds projects, there is 1 national outstanding youth science fund and 1 national natural science fund key project. up to now 21 provincial and ministerial-level scientific and technological achievement awards have been obtained, including 2 first prizes of national agriculture, animal husbandry and fishery harvest, 1 first prize of china's industry-university-research cooperation innovation achievement, 2 national first-class courses, 3 first prizes of shaanxi provincial science and technology award, 1 special prize and 1 first prize of higher education teaching achievement award of shaanxi province. the average annual funds available are more than 46 million yuan. a total of 1,238 sci papers have been published and 116 patents have been granted; 28 academic works and 5 textbooks for agricultural and forestry colleges during the 13th five-year plan have been published
head of the research station: jiang yu
contacts: qiao shuyin gong minzhi
office tel: 029-87092937