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Hongwen Gao

Source: Author: Date:2014-11-29


Professor Hongwen Gao
Beijing Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (IAS)
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)
Address: No 2, Yuanmingyuan West Rd., Beijing, 100193, P.R. China
Phone: +86-13801235376
Fax: +86-10-62894560
E-mail: gaohongwen@263.net
Website: www.iascaas.net.cn
Education Background
He got his Bachelor Degree (Jan.1982) from College of Agronomy, Shanxi Agricultural University, China, his MSc degree (1984) from College of Animal Science, China Agricultural University and PhD degree (1993) from College of Biology of Northeast Normal University, China.
He worked as Post Doctor Researcher in Michigan State University (1998-2000) USA; He worked as visiting scholar in Grassland Division, DSIR, New Zealand (1987-1988),
Research Area and Achievements
He is chief scientist of the Forage Genetic Resources group, IAS, CAAS. He is head of Key Lab. for Forage Genetic Improvement and Utilization, CAAS, China.
His research areas focus on: The Collection, evaluation and utilization of forage genetic resources.
He collected the more than 12000 accession of forage genetic resources. He was major breeder of 4 varieties of forage crops.He published more than 150 research papers and articles. He published 8 books as major author. He won 4 Scientific Prizes, such as the second prize of scientific and technology progress in China, the first prize of progress of science and technology of Shanxi Province, the second prize of progress of science and technology of Shanxi Province.
Academic Assignments
Vice Chairman, Chinese Grassland Society.
Vice Chairman, Chinese Association of Forage Biotechnogy.
Committee Member, Chinese Expert Committee for Grasslands Science, Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), China.
Director of Scientific Committee, Key Lab of Forage Resources and Utilization of MOA, China.
Director of Scientific Committee, Key Lab of Grasslands Science of Beijing.
Member of scientific Committee, Key Lab of Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, MOA.
The member of editor committee of Acta Prataculturae Sinica and Acta Agrestia Sinica.
Professor and supervisor for graduate student of Lanzhou University, Yangzhou University and Shanxi Agricultural University.