Huaji QIU, PhD, DVM, professor, chief scientist of the Unit for High-consequence Swine Viral Diseases, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS.He serves as the coordinator of more than 20 projects from National “863”Program, National Natural Science Foundation of China,National Key Technologies R&D Program, EU FP7 project etc His research is focused on the regulation of viral replication, virulence determinants and development of diagnostic assays and marker vaccines for classical swine fever, African swine fever and pseudorabies. He has been awarded several national and provincial prizes for progress in science and technology. He has published more than 70 papers in SCI-indexed journals, including 8 papers in Journal of Virology. Dr. QIU is a member of National Committee of Experts on Animal Epidemic Prevention of China,and a standing member of Animal Infectious Diseases Branch, a member of Veterinary Biotechnology Branch of Chinese Society of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary. He is an editor of several iournals such as World Journal of VirologyScientia Agricultura Sincica,Chinese Journal of Biotechnology,and Acta Microbioloaia Sinica: and a peer reviewer of a number ofinternational journals such as Gene Therapy, Journal of Virology,Vaccine, and Veterinary Microbiology Viruses.