Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

X.J. Meng, MD, MS, PhD

X.J. Meng
University Distinguished Professor
Molecular Virology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

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 College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2003-2007
    Associate Professor of Molecular Virology
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1999-2003
    Assistant Professor of Molecular Virology
    Virginia-Maryland 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