Associate Professor, Iowa State University
Dr. Jianqiang (JQ) Zhang is an Associate Professor and virologist at the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. He has extensive experience in classical virology and molecular diagnostics of veterinary viruses. His current research is focused on diagnostics, pathogenesis and vaccine development of viruses of veterinary significance especially swine enteric coronaviruses and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. He has >100 refereed journal publications, ~30 extension publications, 9 book chapters, >240 conference proceedings/abstracts, and >60 invited presentations. He is one of the Editors of the book Diseases of Swine (the 11th edition) and the Virology Session Editor of Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. He is currently the AAVLD Virology Committee Chair. The recent awards he received include the 2015 Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine Early-Career Achievement in Research Award, the 2016 Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence, the 2016 Iowa State University Award for Early Achievement in Research, and the 2018 JVDI Best Full Manuscript Award.