Rm 106 & 125-12 Dafoe Road

Department of Animal Science  University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Manitoba R3T 2N2

© 2017 by Chengbo Yang

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Tel. 204-474-8188

Fax. 204-474-7628

Lab. 204-474-6063

Current team members:

Dr. Shangxi Liu: Research Associate and Lab Manager

(October 2017 - Present) 

PhD: Biochemistry, Academy of Military Medical Science (1996)

Project: Gut chemosensing in livestock

Email: Shangxi.Liu@umanitoba.ca

Fernando Esposito: Lab Technician 

(June 2019 - Present)

BSc: Science, University of Winnipeg (2016)

Email: fernyespo@gmail.com

Dr. Peng Lu: Postdoctoral Fellow

(January 2019 - Present) 

PhD: Poultry Nutrition, Nanjing Agricultural University  (2018)

Project: Protease and protein oxidation in poultry nutrition

Email: peng.lu@umanitoba.com

Graduate students:

 

Bingqi Dong (BSc): MSc student

(January 2019 - present)

BSc: Animal Systems, University of Manitoba (2018)

Project: Probiotics in feeds 

Email: dongb3@myumanitoba.ca

 

Yanhong Chen (BSc): MSc student

(January 2019 - present)

BSc: Animal Science, University of Dalhousie (2018)

Project: Probiotics in feeds 

Email: cheny11@myumanitoba.ca

Yuanyuan Zhou (MSc): MSc student

(January 2019 - present)

MSc: Preventive Veterinary Medicine, the CAA (2008)

BSc: Animal Science, Northeast Agricultural University  (2005)

Project: Developing vaccines for the control of necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens. 

Email: zhouy6@myumanitoba.ca

Qianru Hui (MSc): PhD student 

(September 2018 - present)

MSc: Nanjing Agricultural University (2018)

BSc: Nanjing Agricultural University (2015)

Project: Calcium sensing receptor in poultry

Email: huiq@myumanitoba.ca

Marion Gogire (BSc), MSc student

(September 2018 - present)

BSc: Science (Microbiology and Biotechnology), University of Nairobi (2017)

Project:  Plant extracts in broiler chickens

Email: mogirem@myumanitoba.ca

 

Xiaoya Zhao (MSc): PhD student

(January 2018 - present)

Co-supervised with Dr. Karmin O

BSc: Animal Science, South China Agricultural University ( 2013)

MSc: Animal Science, South China Agricultural University (2016)

Project:  Calcium sensing receptor in pigs

Email: zhaox1@myumanitoba.ca

Chongwu Yang (MSc): PhD student

(September 2017 - present)

Co-supervised with Dr. Joshua Gong

BSc: Life Science, Shandong Agricultural University (2015)

MSc: Animal Science, the Ohio State University (2017)

Project:  Antibiotic resistant bacteria and alternatives to antibiotics in poultry

Qiao Li (MSc): PhD student (CSC)

(January 2020 - Present)

PhD student: Huazhong Agricultural University (2017 - Present)

MSc: Nanjing Agricultural University  (2017)

BSc: Yangtze University (2014)

Project: TBA

Email: Qiao.Li@umanitoba.ca

 

Lab Alumni

 

Janghan Choi (BSc): MSc student (Manitoba Graduate Scholarship)

(January 2018 - December 2018)

Co-supervised with Dr. Martin Nyachoti 

BSc: Animal Science & Biotechnology, Chungnam National University ( 2017)

Project:  Microencapsulated essential oils and organic acids in swine

Email: choij311@myumanitoba.ca

Current position: Ph.D. student at University of Georgia

Qian Jiang (MSc): PhD student (CSC)

(November 2018 - October 2019 )

PhD student: the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2015 - 2019)

MSc: Central South University  (2015)

BSc: Hebei Normal University (2012)

Project: mycotoxin detection in feeds and ingredients 

Email: Qian.jiang@umanitoba.ca

Marissa Friesen: Undergraduate student (NSERC USRA)

(May 2019 - August 2019)

Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba

Project: Capsaicin and gut health

Email: fries280@myumanitoba.ca

Devann Dudeck: Undergraduate student (NSERC USRA)

(May 2019 - August 2019)

Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba

Project: Citral, peptidoglycan and gut health

Email: dudeckd@myumanitoba.ca

Haoming Liu: Undergraduate student (University of Manitoba USRA)

(April 2019 - August 2019)

Animal Science, University of Manitoba

Project: Essential oil microencapsulation and gut health in piglets

Email: liuh3421@myumanitoba.ca

Emily Ammeter: Undergraduate student (NSERC USRA)

(May 2019 - August 2019)

University of Winnipeg

Project: Eugenol and calcium sensing receptor in poultry

Email: emilyammeter@hotmail.com

Dr. Runqiang Yang: Visiting Scholar

(June 2018 - Present)

PhD: Food Science, Nanjing Agricultural University (2013)

Position: Associate Professor in the Nanjing Agricultural University

Project: Taste receptors in pigs

Email: yyangrq@njau.edu.cn

Zhigang Tan (Bsc): MSc student

(January 2017 - April 2019)

Co-supervised with Dr. Joshua Gong

Bsc:Animal Science, Northwest A&F University-China (2015)

Project: Iron and Salmonella infection in gut 

Email: tanz3@myumanitoba.ca

Current Position: Technician at the University of Manitoa

Faith Omonijo (Bsc): MSc student

(January 2017 - December 2018)

Bsc: Animal Science, Osun State University-Nigeria (2014)

Project: Antibiotic alternatives in monogastric animals 

Email: omonijof@myumanitoba.ca

Current Position: Research Associate at the University of Manitoa

Dr. Yajing Wang: Visiting Scholar

(December 2017 - December 2018)

PhD: Animal Science, University of Guelph (2009)

Position: Associate Professor in the China Agricultural University

Project: Gut health and nutrient utilization in animals 

Email: yajingwang@cau.edu.cn

Liju Ni (MSc): Visiting Research Associate

(October 2016 - October 2017)

MSc: Animal Genetics and Reproduction, Nanjing Agricultural University-China (2004)

Position: Associate Research Scientist in the Shanghai Lab-Animal Research Center (2004-present)

Project: Taste receptors in poultry

Email: niliju@163.com

 

 

Bingqi Dong: Undergraduate student

(May 2018 - August 2018)

Animal Science, University of Manitoba

Project: Essential oils in swine nutrition

Email: dongb3@myumanitoba.ca

Current Position: MSc student at the University of Manitoa

Natasha Brown: Undergraduate student (NSERC USRA)

(May 2018 - August 2018)

Animal Science, University of Manitoba

Project: Zinc nutrition in swine

Email: brownn35@myumanitoba.ca

Dr. Deborah Adewole: Postdoctoral Fellow

(February 2018 - July 2018) 

PhD: Animal Nutritional Biochemistry (Poultry), University of Manitoba (2017)

Project: Plant extract and poultry nutrition

Current position:  Assistant Professor at the University of Dalhoursie

Dr. Li Yu (PhD): Research Associate

(August 2017 - December 2017)

PhD: McGill University (2011)

Project: Oxidative stress and inflammation in poultry

Email: yulimcgill@gmail.com

Brayden Schingell: Undergraduate Student

(May-August 2017)

Degree: Faculty of Science, Majoring in Microbiology

               University of Manitoba

Email: schindeb@myumanitoba.ca

Current Position: MSc student at the University of Manitoa

Weiqi Li: Undergraduate student

(May-August 2017)

Degree: Human Nutritional Science

               University of Manitoba

Email: liw34527@myumanitoba.ca

Dr. Bin Shan (Ph.D.): Research Associate, Lab Manage

(December 2016 - June 2017)

Ph.D.: Food Science, University of Hong Kong-China (2008)

Project: Iron and Salmonella infection in gut 

Email: bin.shan@umanitoba.ca

David Liu: Undergraduate student

(May -August 2016)

Degree: Faculty of Sciences, University of Manitoba

Email: david_liu@live.ca

Current Position: Medical school student at the University of Manitoa

Yinlu Wang: Undergraduate student

(May -August 2016)

Degree: Animal Systems, University of Manitoba

Email: wangy357@myumanitoba.ca