Dr. Yuan's Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Lijuan YuanLijuan Yuan, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Virology and Immunology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

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Current Lab Members

Guohua LiGuohua Li
Research Scientist, 2007-present


  • Post-doc at The University of Hongkong and The Ohio State University
  • Ph.D. in Molecular Virology from Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College
  • MS in Molecular Virology from Capital Institute of Pediatric, Beijing, China
  • BS in Clinical Medicine from Jiangxi Medical College, China

Ke WenKe Wen
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2012-present.
PhD student, 2007-2011.


  • Ph.D. in Immunology and Virology from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • MS in Plant Genetics from China Agricultural University, China
  • BS in Plant Genetics and Breeding from Hubei Agricultural College, China

Tammy BuiTammy Bui
PhD/DVM dual degree student, 2008-present


  • BS in Animal and Poultry Sciences from Virginia Tech

Jacob Kocher
PhD student, 2009-present


  • BS in Biology from St. Vincent College, Pennsylvania

Xingdong YangXingdong Yang
PhD student, 2010-present


  • BS in Veterinary Medicine from Hunan Agricultural University, China

Mariah WeissMariah Weiss
Laboratory and Research Technician, 2013-present


  • BS in Biology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Mariah WeissShaohua Lei
PhD student, December 2013-present


  • MS in Biomedical Engineering, Hunan University, China
  • BS in Biotechnology, Hunan University, China

Mariah WeissHong Tian
Post-doctoral visiting scholar (supported by Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences), 2014-present.


  • PhD in Agronomy and Clinical Veterinary, Northwest Sci-Tech University of Agriculture and Forestry, China
  • MS in Preventive Veterinary Sciences, Inner Gansu Agricultural University, China
  • BS in Agronomy, Inner Gansu Agricultural University, China