Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

Rujuan Dai, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Education

  • 1995 – 1997
    PhD, Animal Genetics
    China Agricultural University
    Beijing, China
  • 1991 – 1994
    MS, Animal Genetics
    China Agricultural University
    Beijing, China
  • 1987 – 1991
    BS, Animal Physiology and Biochemistry
    China Agricultural University
    Beijing, China

Research Interests

  • Gender difference in immunity and autoimmunity
  • Estrogen and Estrogenic Endocrine Disrupting Chemical (EEDC) exposure on immune function
  • Genetic and epigenetic regulation of immunity and autoimmunity

Professional Experience

  • 2012 – Present
    Research Assistant Professor
    Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2005 – 2012
    Research Scientist
    Center for Molecular Medicine & Infectious Diseases
    Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2003 – 2005
    Assistant Research Scientist
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
    Medical College of Georgia
    Augusta, Georgia
  • 1998 – 2003
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Medical College of Georgia
    Augusta, Georgia
  • 1996
    Visiting Scientist
    STAFF-Institute
    Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
  • 1994 – 1997
    Lecturer
    College of Animal Science and Technology
    China Agricultural University
    P.R. China

Honors & Awards

  • 2001
    Second Class National Technology & Innovation Award (as a member of research team), China
  • 2001
    Recipient, National Award of Excellent PhD Thesis, China
  • 1997
    Outstanding PhD Student Award
    China Agricultural University
    China

Publications

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