Meng Laboratory in the News

  • Meng received new NIH grant to delineate the mechanism of HEV-associated high mortality during pregnancy (VT News)
  • Profile of XJ Meng by Jennifer Viegas for the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
  • Meng chairs the 2017 VASEM Summit on Emerging Infection and Preparedness at the National Academy of Sciences (VT News)
  • Lab alumna, Caitlin Cossaboom, is profiled by (VT news)
  • Graduate student, Nicholas Catanzaro, received USDA pre-doctoral fellowship (VT News)
  • Meng elected to the National Academy of Sciences (VT News)
  • Meng received the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award (VT News)
  • Lab alumna, Carmen Ledesma-Feliciano, is featured in the (VMCVM news).
  • Meng co-hosts the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology (VT News).
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Adam Rogers, received a $150,000 USDA NIFA grant to study PEDV virus (VT News).
  • Meng presentation at 2015 North American PRRS Symposium on Designing PRRSV Vaccines for Heterologous Protection (YouTube video)
  • CNN interview with Dr. Meng regarding food safety story (CNN)
  • 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 fellow, Shannon Matzinger, awarded USDA fellowship grant (VT news)
  • Meng Lab’s efforts to develop an improved PRRSV vaccine (Agency 229 report).
  • Meng named a University Distinguished Professor ( VT News)
  • Meng received new NIH grant to study how HEV infects across species ( VT News)
  • 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 a rabbit strain of hepatitis E virus in United States ( VT News and other news media such as Science Daily)
  • Meng responded to various media regarding the H1N1 pandemic flu ( VT News)
  • Meng at FDA panel hearing and comments on rotavirus vaccine safety ( MedPage Today)
  • 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)
  • Meng lab's invention of the first USDA fully-licensed vaccine against porcine circovirus-2 ( > 852 News Media Reports).
  • Meng ranked in the top 1% of highly-cited scientists in the field of Microbiology (VT News) or ( Thomson Scientific feature on Meng).
  • Roanoke Times profile story on X.J. Meng.
  • Meng elected Honorary Diplomate in American College of Veterinary Microbiologits (VT News)
  • Meng received Pfizer Award for Research Excellence (VT news).
  • Meng's group discoveres swine hepatitis E virus (News Coverage).
  • Meng lab revealed the risk of zoonotic infection by swine hepatitis E virus (News Coverage).