Heng-Wei Cheng

Purdue University, USA

Heng Wei Cheng received an M.D. degree in 1977 from the Medical School, Northeast University, Nanjing, China, an M.S. degree in 1985 from the Medical School, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China, and a Ph.D. degree in 1989 in neuroscience/anatomy and cell biology from the School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich, USA. He completed his Postdoctoral studies in 1994 in neurogerontology/neurobiology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA. Since 1999, he served as a Scientist (Tenure) at the Department of Agriculture, USA. Since 2004, he serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Purdue University. With a background in neuroscience, neurology, and cell biology, Dr. Cheng conducts both basic and applied research relevant to the U.S. animal agriculture, which provides fundamental information on how animals interact with their production environments and respond to animal management practices. The primary objective of Dr. Cheng’s research is to elucidate the neuronal basis of complex interactions among farm animals and the production environments. His areas of experience are neuroscience, physiology, anatomy, immunology, histology, biology, and endocrinology

Biography Updated on 14 February 2011

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