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Huazhen Liu

Supervisor of Master's Candidates
Name (Simplified Chinese):Huazhen Liu
Name (English):Huazhen Liu
Name (Pinyin):liuhuazhen
Education Level:With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study
Business Address:四综A708
Professional Title:Professor
Alma Mater:华中农业大学
Teacher College:College of Animal Sciences & Technology / College of Veterinary Medicine
Discipline:Basic Veterinary Medicine    
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Name: Huazhen Liu

Position Title: Professor

Working Department: Basic Veterinary Science


Research Interest:

     Gut microbiota and gut health

     Animal histology

    Animal developmental biology

    Animal neuroendocrine-immune network

Education experience:

    2000-2005  Ph.D, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

    1996-2000  B.S., Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Working experience:

    2014-2015  Visiting scholar, University of California, Davis, USA

    2008-present  Associate professor, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

    2005-2008    Lecturer, Huazhong Agricultural University, China


(1) Xiaolong Zhang, Muhammad Akhtar, Yan Chen, Ziyu Ma, Yuyun Liang, Deshi Shi, Ranran  Cheng, Lei Cui, Yafang Hu, Abdallah A Nafady, Abdur Rahman Ansari, El-Sayed M Abdel-Kafy, Huazhen Liu*. Chicken jejunal microbiota improves growth performance by mitigating intestinal inflammation. Microbiome, 2022, 10(1):107. doi: 10.1186/s40168-022-01299-8.

(2) Yan Chen, Muhammad Akhtar, Ziyu Ma , Tingwei Hu, Qiyao Liu, Hong Pan, Xiaolong Zhang, Abdallah A Nafady, Abdur Rahman Ansari, El-Sayed M Abdel-Kafy, Deshi Shi*, Huazhen Liu*.Chicken cecal microbiota reduces abdominal fat deposition by regulating fat metabolism. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2023, 9(1):28. doi: 10.1038/s41522-023-00390-8.

(3)Ziyu Ma, Muhammad Akhtar, Hong Pan, Qiyao Liu, Yan Chen, Xinxin Zhou, Yingting You, Deshi Shi, Huazhen Liu*. Fecal microbiota transplantation improves chicken growth performance by balancing jejunal Th17/Treg cells. Microbiome, 2023,11(1):137. doi: 10.1186/s40168-023-01569-z.

(4) Xiaolong Zhang, Yafang Hu, Abdur Rahman Ansari, Muhammad Akhtar, Yan Chen, Ranran Cheng, Lei Cui, Abdallah A Nafady, Abdelmotaleb A Elokil, El-Sayed M Abdel-Kafy, Huazhen Liu*. Caecal microbiota could effectively increase chicken growth performance by regulating fat metabolism. Microb Biotechnol. 2022, (3):844-861. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.13841. 

(5)Muhammad Akhtar, Yan Chen, Ziyu Ma, Xiaolong Zhang, Deshi Shi, Jawaria A Khan, Huazhen Liu*Gut microbiota-derived short chain fatty acids are potential mediators in gut inflammation. Anim Nutr. 2021, 8:350-360. doi: 10.1016/j.aninu.2021.11.005.

Educational Experience

[1] 2000.9——2005.7
华中农业大学 > Doctoral Degree in Agriculture > 农学博士学位
[2] 1996.9——2000.6
华中农业大学 > Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture > 农学学士学位

Work Experience

[1] 2014.8-2015.8
美国加州大学戴维斯分校 > 学术访问
[2] 2005.7-Now

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Research Group
Name of Research Group:动物组织胚胎学团队

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