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X.J. Meng

X.J. Meng, MD, MS, PhD

University Distinguished Professor
Molecular Virology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
 
e-mail: xjmeng@vt.edu
Capsule Biography (PDF)


Dr. Meng's Laboratory website


Education

1995 Ph.D., Immunobiology
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
1988 M.S., Microbiology & Immunology
Virus Research Institute, Wuhan University College of Medicine (formerly Hubei Medical College)
Wuhan, Hubei, PRC
1985 M.D., Medicine
Binzhou Medical College
Binzhou, Shandong, PRC

Research Interests

  • Molecular mechanism of viral replication and pathogenesis
  • Developing vaccines against viral diseases
  • Emerging, re-emerging and zoonotic viral diseases
  • Human, swine and avian hepatitis E viruses
  • Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
  • Porcine circovirus

For more information, see Dr. Meng's Laboratory web site.


Professional Experience

2013-present   University Distinguished Professor
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
2007-2013 Professor of Molecular Virology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
2003-2007 Associate Professor of Molecular Virology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
1999-2003 Assistant Professor of Molecular Virology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
1998-1999 Senior Staff Fellow, Molecular Hepatitis Section
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
1995-1998 John E. Fogarty Visiting Scientist, Hepatitis Viruses Section
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
1991-1995 Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Preventive Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Virology
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  • Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases