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Lijuan Yuan

Lijuan Yuan

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
USA
Tel: 540-231-9053
Fax: 540-231-3414

Biography

Lijuan Yuan has received Ph.D. in Immunology and Virology, 1996-2000. Food Animal Health Research Program, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Center OARDC, The Ohio State University. She was honored with Pfizer award at veterinary college´s 2011 Research Symposium. Currently, she held a position as Assistant Professor, Virology and Immunology. Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA.

Research

Pathogenesis and innate and adaptive immune responses induced by enteric viruses (i.e. norovirus and rotavirus) in gnotobiotic pig models of human enteric virus infection and diseases, mechanism of immune modulation by probiotics,
The development of safer and more effective vaccines against viral gastroenteritis