Dr. Jianqiang (JQ) Zhang is a 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. He has ~130 refereed journal publications and book chapters, >30 non-refereed articles, and >70 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.