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Dr. Li Wu's Lab

Mission of Research and Training in the Wu Lab

•  To foster innovative and impactful research

•  To promote an enjoyable learning environment

•  To enhance career development of trainees

Current Lab Members: 

Senior​ Research Associate (Lab Manager): Corine St. Gelais, PhD

PhD Candidate: Zhihua Qin, MS

PhD Students: Tai-Wei Li, MS; Victoria Maksimova, BS

Postdoctoral Researchers: Shuliang Chen, PhD, Wuxun Lu, PhD, Nagaraja Tirumuru, PhD

Research Technologist: Sun-Hee Kim, MS

Recent Awards to the Wu Lab Members

Serena Bonifati, PhD 
- Recipient of the OSU Center for RNA Biology Travel Award to attend and present the Frontiers of Retrovirology Conference, Belgium, Sept. 2018

Jenna Antonucci, PhD (graduated in May 2018)

- The C. Glenn Barber Fund Fellowship (2016-2018)

- Poster award winner: The American Society of Microbiology Ohio Branch Meeting (2018)

- Winner, Graduate Student Travel Award, the Department of Microbiology, OSU (2017)

- Travel Awards at the College Research Day and Annual Symposium of Center for RNA Biology at OSU (2016)  

- Fellowship from the HHMI Med into Grad Scholar Program (2014-2015)

- The Ohio State University Fellowship (2013-2014)

Shuliang Chen, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholarship from the China Scholar Council (2016-2018)

Karthik M. Kodigepalli, PhD 

- Outstanding Poster Award –basic science category at the Comprehensive Cancer Center Scientific Meeting (2017)

- Travel Award, College Research Day, CVM (2017)

Zhihua Qin, MS 

- Predoctoral Scholarship from the China Scholar Council (2016-2020);

- The C. Glenn Barber Fund Fellowship (Aug 2018- July 2020);

- OSU Alumni Grant for Graduate Research and Scholarship (2019).

Corine St. Gelais, PhD

- Outstanding Staff Service Award, College of Veterinary Medicine (2017);

- The Ohio State University Staff Career Development Grant (2017).

The Wu Lab Alumni (partial list) 

(Previous lab trainees, please contact Li Wu if you would like to include or update your information)

Jenna Antonucci, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Lee Gehrke’s lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Serena Bonifati, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, The Ohio State University

Jianhua Wang, PhD, Professor, Shanghai Pasteur Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

Chunsheng Dong, PhD, Professor, Suchoow University, Suzhou, China

Raghavendra Nidhanapati, PhD, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India

Christopher Coleman, PhD, Assistant Professor, The University of Nottingham, UK

Suresh de Silva, PhD, Vice President of Product Development, Shattuck Labs Inc., NC, USA

Karthik M. Kodigepalli, PhD, Research Scientist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Alicia Janas-Martindale, MS, Microbiologist, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, IA