College of Life Sciences
College of Life Sciences, Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering has a long history going back to1927 when its predecessor, Crop Department (including Agriculture and Plant Protection Specialties) of Zhongkai Agriculture and Industry School was first established. It was upgraded to Agronomy Department of Zhongkai Agrotechnical College in 1984 under the approval of the National Education Ministry of China. In October of 2004, the Agronomy Department was expanded into College of Agriculture & Biosciences. College of Life Sciences of Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering was established in July of 2005 on the basis of the College of Agriculture & Biosciences. Now College of Life Sciences becomes a comprehensive college which consists of Biosciences Department, Biotechnology Department, Animal Sciences Department and Biotechnology Research Institution. The college has become a multi-level education institute including undergraduate, post graduate and professional education. The Provincial Experimental-teaching center by demonstration for biology and biotechnology was established in College of Life Sciences in 2009.
The faculty and staff of the college possess a wide array of research, instructional and extension skills fitting into the categories including fundamental, process, management and development. Expertise includes: conservation and utilization of plant resources; cultivation, breeding and management of crops, horticultural plants and turf plants; management of domestic fowl and livestock; application of biotechnology to agricultural plants; physiological and biochemical analysis of plant system. The research & practice bases and internship training bases directed by the college locate in many counties and cities all over Guangdong Province. Our web address is
For a long time, faculty and staff of College of Life Science devote love to their profession. They industriously work to teaching, research, technique extension and social service. Great progress was made in their teaching and cultivating students and technicians. Half of the faculty members have ever got the excellent teacher's title of Guangdong Province. Over 30% of faculty members were chosen as the candidates of “thousand-hundred-ten” key members by the provincial education department and the university authority. A number of excellent persons, including academician Dr. Zeng Yitao of Chinese Engineering Academy and former national agriculture minister Mr. Chen Yaobang graduated from the college.