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Wei Hu, PhD

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Wei Hu, PhD

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Dr. Wei Hu received her PhD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and her postdoctoral training from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her laboratory focuses on developing and utilizing novel genetic, biochemical, and chemical biological tools, in combination with high-throughput sequencing and bioinformatics, to study the differentiation and function of T lymphocytes. Currently, a major focus of her lab is understanding the biology of regulatory T cells, particularly how they exert context-specific function in diverse physiological and pathological settings.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • PhD
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Immunology
  • BS
    Peking University, Biological Sciences

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Ray Owen Young Investigator Award59th Midwinter Conference of Immunologists2020
Irvington Postdoctoral FellowshipCancer Research Institute2015
Eliot Goldings AwardUT Southwestern Medical Center2012
AAI Annual Meeting Trainee Abstract AwardThe American Association of Immunologists2012

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