Research > Team I:Molecular Mechanisms of Diseases and Target

Name Weihui Wu
Research Area Bacteria caused infectious diseases

1)Bacteria cause disease and antibiotic resistance
2)Host pathogen interaction and vaccine development.
Tel 0086-22-23508874

Weihui Wu obtained a BS and MS degree in Microbiology from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, in 1998 and 2001, and a PhD degree from University Florida, Gainesville, Florida, the United States in 2006, in Immunology and Microbiology. He then did his postdoctoral trainings in M.D. AndersonCancerCenter in Houston and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, HarvardMedicalSchool in Boston. In 2011, he joined the faculty of Nankai University as a Professor of Microbiology. In 2012, he was selected in the Tianjin 1,000 Yong Talents Plan.

Resent Publications (in 5 years)
1.      Sun Z, Shi J, Liu C, Jin Y, Li K, Chen R, Jin S, Wu W. PrtR Homeostasis Contributes to Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pathogenesis and Resistance against Ciprofloxacin. Infection and Immunity. 82(4):1638-47 (2014).
2.      Li K, Xu C, Jin Y, Sun Z, Liu C, Shi J, Chen G, Chen R, Jin S, Wu W. SuhB Is a Regulator of Multiple Virulence Genes and Essential for Pathogenesis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. MBio. Oct 29;4(6). doi:pii: e00419-13. 10.1128/mBio.00419-13 (2013).
3.      Kamei A, Wu W, Traficante DC, Koh AY, Van Rooijen N, Pier GB, Priebe GP. Collaboration between macrophages and vaccine-induced CD4 T cells confers protection against lethal Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia during neutropenia. J Infect Dis. Oct 24. (2012).
4.      Wu W, Huang J, Duan B, Traficante DC, Hong H, Risech M, Lory S, Priebe GP. Th17-stimulating protein vaccines confer protection against Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. Sep 1;186(5) (2012).