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Shan-Lu Liu, MD, PhD
Program Director, Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program, OSU Infectious Diseases Institute
Elected Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
Center for Retrovirus Research
Department of Veterinary Biosciences
480 Veterinary Medical Academic Building
The Ohio State University
1900 Coffey Rd
Columbus, Ohio 43210
(614) 292-8690
(614) 292-6473
Professional Training and Experience
  • Professor, The Ohio State University
  • Associate Professor, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Assistant Professor, 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 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, Influenza A virus, Zika virus, hepatitis C virus, and oncogenic sheep retroviruses