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Li Wu, PhD


Department of Veterinary Biosciences

The Ohio State University
466 Veterinary Medical Academic Building
1900 Coffey Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Ph: (614) 292-5408
Fx: (614) 292-6473

Professional Training and Experience

  • Associate Professor, The Ohio State University (2009-2014)
  • Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin (2005-2009)
  • Postdoctoral Training: National Cancer Institute, NIH (2000-2005)
  • PhD: Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, China (1997-2000)
  • MS: Lanzhou Institute of Biological Products, China (1994-1997)

Research Interests and Current Projects

Molecular mechanisms of HIV-1 replication and viral pathogenesis.

  • Mechanisms of SAMHD1-mediated HIV-1 restriction in dendritic cells; 
  • HIV-1 Nef interaction with Nef-associated factor 1 in regulating viral latency;
  • Novel role of SAMHD1 as a tumor suppressor in cutaneous T-cell lymphomas.