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Dr. Li Wu's Lab

Mission of the Wu Lab Research and Training

•  Innovative and impactful research

•  Enjoyable learning environment

•  Rewarding career development

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: Serena Bonifati, PhD;  Wuxun Lu, PhD;  Nagaraja Tirumuru, PhD

Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar: Shuliang Chen, PhD

Research Technologist: Sun-Hee Kim, MS

Research rotation opportunities for graduate students are available in the Wu lab in 2018-2019.

Recent Awards to the Wu Lab Members

Serena Bonifati, Ph.D. 
- Recipient of the OSU Center for RNA Biology Travel Award ($1000) to attend the Frontiers of Retrovirology Conference, Belgium, Sept. 2018

Jenna Antonucci, PhD (Congratulations! Jenna happily received her PhD degree 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 Annual 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);

Congratulations! Zhihua received the C. Glenn Barber Fund Fellowship (Aug 2018- July 2020). 

Corine St. Gelais, PhD - Outstanding Staff Service Award, College of Veterinary Medicine (2017);

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

Some Wu Lab Alumni

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

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

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

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

Christopher Coleman, PhD, Group Lead, University of Leeds, UK

Suresh de Silva, PhD, Executive Director of Research at 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