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Shan-Lu Liu, MD, PhD
Program Director, Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program, OSU Infectious Diseases Institute
Associate Director, Center for Retrovirus Research, OSU
Elected Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
Professional Training and Experience
  • Professor, The Ohio State University
  • Associate Professor, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, McGill University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington
  • PhD in Virology and Gene Therapy, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • MS in Viral Infectious Diseases, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine (now China CDC)
  • MD Henan Medical University (now Zhengzhou University School of Medicine)
Research Interests
  • Host restriction to viral infection and viral countermeasures
  • Viral cell-to-cell transmission
  • Innate/adaptive immunity and sensing to viral infection
  • Mechanisms of viral membrane fusion and entry
  • Cell signaling, viral oncogenes, and human lung cancer
  • Model viruses of study – HIV, Ebola virus, SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A virus, Zika virus, hepatitis C virus, and oncogenic sheep retroviruses