The Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (LVRI) is one of the famous institutes engaging in research on preventive veterinary medicine in China. It is especially superior in research on epidemic diseases of herbivores. It has established Laboratory of Livestock Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Laboratory of Livestock Infectious Disease, Laboratory of Livestock Parasitic Disease, Laboratory of Zoonosis, and Laboratory of Poultry Diseases. Now it has a working staff of 292, including 17 experts enjoying special allowances of governments, 1 outstanding talent in the first-level post, 2 in the second-level post, 10 in the third-level post of CAAS, and 1 winner of the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China, Distinguished Professor of Changjiang Scholars Program.

LIVR mainly conducts research on severe intense animal infectious diseases and parasitic disease. It also engages in basic, applied and development research on causes, diagnosis, immunity and prevention of animal diseases, with an aim to address problems in sustainable control of serious animal diseases in animal husbandry and ensure healthy development of animal husbandry. LIVR is the only research, diagnosis and consultancy centre for foot-and-mouth disease in China, enjoying good reputation at home and abroad. Besides, it has made great breakthroughs in research on pathogeny of animal diseases, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and quarantine, immunity and prevention technology as well as personnel training, technology development, basic infrastructure and construction.

Xujiaping, Lanzhou, Gansu Sheng, China
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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 15:00