Introduction

Milk Research Team (referred to as “MRT”) works in Institute of Animal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. MRT owns key research multiplatforms including Dairy Technology Research Laboratory of China Ministry of Agriculture, Milk and milk product Inspection Center of China Ministry of Agriculture (Beijing), Milk Product Risk Assessment Laboratory of China Ministry of Agriculture (Beijing), and Milk Product Risk Assessment Center of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

MRT currently has 50 staffs and students, including two professors, one associate professor, six assistant professors, ten technicians, three post doctor fellows, and some students.

MRT engages in studies on milk quality and Safety. The focal areas include animal health and milk quality, analytical methods for milk safety evaluation, risk assessment of milk products. Recently, MRT has been awarded several major grants from the National Key Basic Research Program, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Special Fund for Agro-scientific Research in the Public Interest, etc.