Holden Farms, Inc., USA
Dr. Allerson obtained his DVM, MPH, and PhD at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Allerson’s PhD work focused on influenza virus epidemiology and control. He is currently a staff veterinarian and research coordinator at Holden Farms, Inc. in Northfield, MN. Dr. Allerson is also an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine.
University of Minnesota, USA
Dr. Collins is a Professor at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and Director of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. He is a Board Certified Veterinary Pathologist with 30 years of experience in veterinary medical diagnostic investigation, veterinary disease nomenclature & disease classification. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1978 and received his Ph.D. in Veterinary Pathology from Michigan State University in 1986. He is a member of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) and American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD), associations that are important for collaboration between government officials and academia. He has held faculty positions at South Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota. In addition, Dr. Collins has experience integrating production data (PigChamp) with state diagnostic laboratory informatics systems to advance National Pork Producers Association (NPPA) swine health programs. Other accomplishments include: rapid detection and publication of emerging diseases such as PRRS virus; development of methods to ensure swine producer data confidentiality and development of processes to ensure economic sustainability of university laboratory systems.
考林斯博士目前担任明尼苏达大学兽医学院的教授和兽医诊断实验室主任。作为委员会权威认证的兽医病理学家，他在兽医诊断以及兽医疾病命名与分类方面有着30年的丰富经验。考斯林博士1978年从美国明尼苏达大学兽医学院毕业，并于1986年在密歇根州立大学获得兽医病理学博士学位。他同时是美国大学兽医病理学（ACVP），美国动物健康协会（USAHA）和美国兽医实验室诊断师协会（AAVLD）的会员。这些协会在政府与大学之间的合作上起着重要作用。 考林斯博士在南达科他州立大学和明尼苏达大学任教职。另外，他曾将国家诊断实验室信息系统与生产数据（PigChamp）整合，以推动全国猪肉生产者协会（NPPA）猪健康计划。其它成就包括：快速检测和发布新型疾病，如蓝耳病病毒; 开发保障养猪生产数据的机密性的方法；及建立确保大学实验室系统的经济可持续性运行流程。
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd., USA
Dr. Connor obtained his D.V.M. and completed the Executive Veterinary Program at the University of Illinois. He completed matster degree from the University of Minnesota in 2006. Dr. Connor focuses on disease management and elimination. He is the President of Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. (CVS). Dr. Connor received the Master’s Award from The National Hog Farmer in 2009, the Leman Science in Practice Award in 2004, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Swine Practitioner of the Year Award in 1995. In 1992, he was Howard Dunne Memorial Lecturer. In 2008, he was presented the Dr. Erwin Small Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Illinois and was awarded with the “First” Honorary Member of the Japanese Association of Swine Veterinarians (JASV) in 2008.
Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, China
Dr. Li Feng is a researcher and doctoral student advisor. He is also the Director of Research and International Cooperation Office of the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute , Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and group leader for swine viral diarrhea disease. He mainly engaged in the research work of porcine transmissible gastroenteritis, porcine epidemic diarrhea, and porcine rotavirus diarrhea pathogens. He directed one National Natural Science Foundation project; one Ministry of Science and Technology project for applied agricultural science and technology achievement; one Heilongjiang Province Outstanding Youth Foundation; and one Harbin Science and Technology Research Program. He participated in a National Natural Science Foundation project; a National Science and Technology Progress Award; and Heilongjiang Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award. He was awarded first place for scientific and technological progress of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and 3rd place for Tianjin Science and Technology Progress Award. Dr. Feng received the first place for DaBeiNong Science and Technology Promotion Award. He has two patents, published four books (chief editor for 2), and 18 papers in SCI (as corresponding author). He received the 10th Heilongjiang Province "May 4th" Youth Award in 2008 and the provincial outstanding young scientist award. He is the secretary of the Chinese Society of Immunology, Veterinary Branch; board member of the Chinese Society of Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Biotechnology Branch; and board member of Pig Research Association in Northeast China.
Huangzhong Agricultural University, China
Prof. He is the Fellow Scientist of the National Pork Production System, specializing in diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases, molecular mechanism of diseases, development and application of new bioproducts. He mainly researches on porcine pseudorabies, circovirus, PED, and Glasser’ s disease. Prof. He has developed the diagnostic test kits apxIV-ELISA and gE-ELISA, which received registration and manufacturing certificate for national new veterinary medicine. He was academic advisor for 24 graduate students and currently is advising 20 post doctoral and Ph.D. students. He published a number of papers on BMC Genomics, Journal of Proteomics, and FEBS Microbiology Letters and consults on disease control for swine production.
何启盖，华中农业大学动物医学院教授、博士生导师，国家生猪产业技术体系岗位科学家。主要从事动物传染病（尤其是猪病）的诊断与综合防治、分子致病机理、 动物新生物制品研制与应用。主要研究领域是, and 、圆环病毒病、猪流行性腹泻和副猪嗜血杆菌病。研制的猪传染性胸膜肺炎apxIV-ELISA和伪狂犬病gE-ELISA鉴别诊断试剂盒，获得了国家新兽 药注册证书和生产批文号。已经培养毕业国内外研究生24人，目前在读博士后和硕博士生20人。在BMC genomics, Journal of Proteomics 和 FEBS Microbiology letters和国内学术刊物发表多篇文章,常年为我国养猪业提供疾病控制技术咨询与服务。
University of Minnesota, USA
Dr.Bob Morrison is a Veterinary Professor in the University of Minnesota Swine Group. He is an avid teacher, and conducts applied research and service to the swine industry. One of his responsibilities is program chair for the annual Leman Swine Conference. He is also the host of a popular educational audio series called "At the Meeting". Bob is involved in a family owned swine farm with 3,000 sows in western Minnesota. He consults with small regional swine farms and large integrated systems in the United States and around the world. This broad experience in conjunction with his business training gives him the ability to combine applied science with the business aspects of pork production.
莫瑞森博士是明尼苏达大学养猪小组的兽医教授。他热心教学，并从事养猪行业的应用研究和服务。 他的职责之一是作为一年一度的李曼养猪大会的项目主席。他还是知名网络教育系统“ At the meeting” 的主持人。鲍勃还参与一个位于明尼苏达西部，有3000头母猪的自家拥有猪场的管理。他为美国及世界范围小型和大型猪场提供咨询。鲍勃既有养猪方面的经 验，又有商业教育背景，集养猪生产应用科学和商业管理于一身。
Pipestone Veterinary Clinic, USA
Dr. Spronk is the Chairman of the Board, Staff Veterinarian and Partner of Pipestone Veterinary Clinic. He received both his bachelor and doctor degrees from the University Of Minnesota, College Of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, he began his veterinary career in southwest Minnesota focusing on dairy and swine herd health programs. Dr. Spronk is engaged in various professional and business activities, he is the Co-founder and Past President of several swine production businesses and remains active in various ownership roles . He received Science in Practice Award (U of Minnesota) in 2011 and Swine Practitioner of the Year (AASV)in 2000.
Pedro E. Urriola
University of Minnesota, USA
Pedro E. Urriola graduated in 2003 from Universidad Central de Venezuela with a bachelor degree in Veterinary Medicine. He received MS in Swine Nutrition at the University of Minnesota and PhD in Swine Nutrition at the University of Illinois. The topics of Pedro’s M.S. and Ph.D. research were dedicated to the improvement of nutritional utilization of alternative feed ingredients in diets for growing pigs. This work resulted in 6 peer review publications, 19 proceedings in professional meetings, a book chapter, and multiple presentations for commodity groups, swine producers, and the general feed industry in the United States and Latin America. Currently, Dr.Urriola is a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Animal Sciences of the University of Minnesota. His work is on our work on nutritional evaluation of industrial co-products at the University of Minnesota, especially with distillers dried grains with solubles, but focusing in multiple aspects of energy, amino acids, phosphorus, and dietary fiber. His research has being awarded recognition at the American Society of Animal Science. He’s also involved in projects on the management and control of Porcine Coronaviruses transmission.