Dr. Gong is a Researcher Scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), based in Guelph. He has been in that role and working with poultry since 1999. Gong received his M.Sc. degree from the China Agricultural University and PhD degree in microbiology from the University of Guelph in 1994.
The Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC) has supported a number of projects from Gong’s research team who have done a great deal of work on priority issues for the poultry industry. Gong has also been a valuable collaborator with CPRC since its inception, providing consultation advice during the forming of the council and serving on the scientific advisory committee to evaluate research proposals submitted to CPRC. He was also the first Lead of AviMicroNet (Canadian research network for avian microbiology) under CPRC. To-date Gong has co-authored more than 125 research and review articles, 3 patents, and over 190 conference abstracts.
Current OP-funded project: 17-022 Strategies for detoxifying vomitoxin using innovative chemical and biological approaches in post-weaning piglets