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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

Will Xia

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Wichita State University
United States

Andrew Taylor-Robinson

Professor of Immunology & Haematology
School of Medical & Applied Sciences
Central Queensland University
Australia

Jeffrey E. Lee

Assistant Professor
Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
University of Toronto
Canada

Henrique Serezani

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Indiana University
United States

Frank Portugal

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
The Catholic University of America
United States

Paul H. Wooley

Professor
Orthopaedic Research Institute
Wichita State University
United States

Hao Shen

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
United States

Wen-Quan Zou

Associate Professor
Departments of Pathology and Neurology
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
United States

Ramesh C. Gupta

Professor of Chemistry
School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development (SASRD)
Nagaland University
India

Daniel Lacorazza

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology & Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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