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Journal of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Editorial Board Member - JIID

Zezhang Tom Wen

Associate Professor
School of Medicine
LSU Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Wen received his PhD in molecular microbiology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in May 1998. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Center for Oral Biology, Rochester, New York from 1998 to 2001 and as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral Biology at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida from 2001 to 2008. Dr. Wen joined the faculty at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in May 26, 2008 as an Assistant Professor with a primary appointment in the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biology and a secondary appointment in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology. Dr. Wen is currently serving as an Associated Professor with tenure in oral biology and microbiology.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:

The primary interest of Dr. Wen’s research is in the areas of microbial genetics and ecology of oral biofilms. Currently, a major effort is being directed to molecular characterization of Streptococcus mutans biofilm formation and identification of novel strategies against cariogenic biofilms and human dental caries. In collaborative effort, Dr. Wen also works on intra- and inter-species communication and its impact on the development, stability, and ultimately, pathogenicity of the plaque microbial communities. 





Other Editorial Board Members - JIID

PAULA M. CHILTON

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Louisville
United States

Dayanand Bagdure

Assistant Professor
Pediatric Critical Care
University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore
United States

Martin Michaelis

Professor of Molecular Medicine
Centre for Molecular Processing and School of Biosciences
University of Kent
United Kingdom

Lina H K LIM

Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Subash Sad

Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
University of Ottawa
Canada

STEFAN KOSTADINOV

Assistant Professor
Alpert Medical School
Brown University
United States

Henrique Serezani

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Indiana University
United States

Hao Shen

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
United States

Guoshun Wang

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
LSU Health New Orleans
United States

Janet Liversidge

Professor
School of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Aberdeen Institute of Medical Sciences
United Kingdom
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