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Deadline for submission of Branch Development Proposals are January 1st and July 1st!

Deadlines for submission of Travel Grants is at least three months prior to the meeting!

Deadlines for submission of Speakers' Bureau applications is at least two months prior to the meeting! 


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  In the Board meeting held during WPC2016 in Beijing, China, the Board decided to increase the funds available for Branch Development by ...
Wageningen University & Research organizes a 5-day course, in the framework of the EU Horizon 2020 project IMAGE (Innovative Management of Animal ...
The World Veterinary Education in Production Animal Health (WVEPAH) organization organizes several new Courses. Module I: Key Disciplines in ...
Taylor & Francis are proud to announce a new publishing partnership with the World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA). From January 2020, ...
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yang ningAt the Councillor’s Meeting during Beijing’s XXV World Poultry Conference, the position of President of the World’s Poultry Science Association was officially passed from Prof Edir Silva of Brazil to Dr Ning Yang of China. Dr Yang is Professor and Head of the Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding and Director of the National Engineering Laboratory of Animal Breeding, at the China Agricultural University in Bejing, China. He received his BSc. from the Southwest Nationality College in China with a major in animal science in 1982, and his Ph.D. from the Beijing Agricultural University in 1990 with a major in animal genetics and breeding.
From 1990 until the present, Dr Yang has served as a faculty member of the Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding in the College of Animal Science and Technology at the China Agricultural University (formerly the Bejing Agricultural University) in Beijing. During 1997 and 1998, he spent a year’s sabbatical with Dr Paul Siegel at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.
Dr Yang leads a large research group with 15 graduate students who focus their research on genetic selection, gene mapping, and functional genomics associated with meat and egg quality, disease resistance, feed efficiency and reproduction. He is the author or co-author of over 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has been active in promoting the mission of WPSA in China, having served as the Branch Secretary (1999-2009) and President (2009-present). He has done the Chinese translation of abstracts for the World’s Poultry Science Journal since 2004. Most recently he served as the Chair of the Organising Committee for the 25th World’s Poultry Congress held in Beijing on September 5-9, 2016.


Articles in upcoming Journals

  • Bozidar Milosevic - Machine learning application in growth and health prediction of broiler chickens
  • Rajesh Chhabra - Toll like receptors and cytokines as immunostimulatory adjuvants in poultry vaccines: current status and future trends
  • Karim El-Sabrout - Does magnetised drinking water influence poultry's health and production?
  • Bethany Baker - When pain and stress interact: looking at stress-induced analgesia and hyperalgesia in birds
  • Dragana Ljubojevic - The role, importance and toxicity of arsenic in poultry nutrition
  • Luis Sarmiento Franco - Slow-growing male chickens fit poultry production systems with outdoor access
  • Tomasz Szwaczkowski - Conservation of goose genetic resources in Poland - past and present status
  • Lujiang Qu - Potential use of spectroscopic techniques for assessing table eggs and hatching

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