Meng Laboratory in the News

  • Meng elected to the National Academy of Inventors (VT News)
  • Postdoctoral fellow Chris Overend receives USDA fellowship grant (VT News)
  • Meng is the guest for This Week in Virology TWiV podcast Episode 285 ("Hokies go viral") with host Vincent Racaniello. (This Week in Virology)
  • Meng featured in the Spring 2014 issue of The Virginia Tech Magazine. (Virginia Tech Magazine)
  • Meng discussed the ongoing PEDV outbreaks with The Daily Beast. (The Daily Beast)
  • Tracking the origin and evolution of an emerging pig virus in the United States (VT news)
  • Nature highlight on “the most viewed papers in science” on the highly read PEDV paper from Meng lab (Nature)
  • Postdoctoral associate Shannon Matzinger awarded USDA fellowship grant (VT news)
  • Meng Lab’s efforts to develop an improved PRRSV vaccine (Agency 229 report).
  • Meng honored as University Distinguished Professor ( VT News)
  • Meng received new NIH grant to study how HEV infects across species ( VT News)
  • Meng discussed with the media on the emergence of a new virus (PEDV) int he United States ( Daily Press)
  • Meng received new NIH funding to study chronic hepatitis E ( VT News)
  • Meng received the NIH T32 Post-DVM Graduate Program Training Grant ( VT News)
  • X.J. Meng elected to the American Academy of Microbiology ( VT News)
  • Postdoctoral associate Scott Kenney awarded USDA fellowship grant ( VT News)
  • Graduate student Caitlin Cossaboom discovered the rabbit strain of hepatitis E virus in the United States ( VT News and other news media such as Science Daily)
  • Meng responded to various media regarding the H1N1 pandemic flu ( WSLS 10 TV interview and VT News)
  • Meng at FDA panel hearing and comments on rotavirus vaccine safety ( MedPage Today)
  • Meng appointed to the NIH Virology panel permanent member ( VT News)
  • X.J. Meng received 2008 Alumni Award for Research Excellence ( VT News).
  • X.J. Meng named inaugural Fralin Life Science Institute Senior Faculty Fellow ( VT News).
  • Invention of the first USDA fully-licensed vaccine against porcine circovirus-2 ( VT News) or ( > 852 News Media Reports).
  • Meng ranked in the top 1% of highly-cited scientists in the field of Microbiology as well as in the field of Clinical Medicine (VT News) or ( Thomson Scientific feature on Meng).
  • Roanoke Times profile story on Meng's group.
  • New NIH Awards (VT news)
  • Meng elected Honorary Diplomate in American College of Veterinary Microbiologits (VT News)
  • Pfizer Award for Research Excellence (VT news).
  • NIH Training grant award (VT News).
  • Appointment to NIH Panel (VT News).
  • Discovery of swine hepatitis E virus (Press Release)
    or (Other News Coverage).
  • Risk of zoonotic infection by swine hepatitis E virus (News Coverage) or (News).