Speakers(Updating) » Dr. Kui Zhu

Dr. Zhu is a leading professor at China Agricultural University and a Ph.D. advisor. He is a recipient of the National Excellent Young Scientists Fund (2019) and Beijing Outstanding Young Talents (2020), selected for Beijing Young Talents Torch Project (2019), postdoctoral fellow at Duke University, USA, and PhD at University of Munich, Germany. He mainly conducts scientific research on the core issues of drug-resistant pathogenic bacteria control in veterinary public health field, through discovering new antibacterial targets, developing novel antibacterial drugs and potentiators, improving the efficacy of host-directed antibacterial drugs, and developing probiotic antibacterial alternatives to safeguard human health and animal-derived food safety. He has led many projects under the National Key Research and Development Program of the 13th Five-Year Plan and the National Natural Science Foundation of China. In the past 5 years, he has published more than 30 papers in Nature Microbiology, Advanced Science, Lancet Infectious Diseases and other journals in the form of cover articles with corresponding authors (including tied), including 8 papers with impact factors greater than 10; he has applied for 5 patents and granted 4; he is the author of He is a member of the editorial board of Microbial Cell and Frontiers in Microbiology, a guest editor of Engineering, the journal of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, a member of the Standing Committee of the Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology Branch of the Chinese Society of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine.

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