Weihui Wu

Dr. Wu obtained his BS and MS degrees in Microbiology from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, in 1998 and 2001, and Ph.D. degree from University Florida, Gainesville, Florida, the United States in 2006, in Immunology and Microbiology. He then did his postdoctoral trainings in M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston (2006-2009) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston (2009-2011). In 2011, he joined the faculty of Nankai University as a Professor of Microbiology. Research in Wu laboratory is focused on bacteria caused infectious diseases. Currently, the bacteria under investigation in his laboratory is Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which is an opportunistic pathogen causing a variety of infections. His laboratory is mainly working on mechanisms whereby the bacterium cause disease and antibiotic resistance, as well as host pathogen interaction and vaccine development.

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