Dr Zuoyu Xu
Zuoyu Xu, Ph.D., Program Officer, Bacteriology and Mycology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, USA (2007– present). Dr. Xu graduated from Fudan University, Shanghai, received his B.S. in Microbiology and M.S. in Virology, and subsequently became the faculty of the Department of Biology, Fudan University in 1985. During the period of 1989-1998, Dr. Xu studied function of molecular chaperones in regulating protein synthesis, received his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Oklahoma State University, conducted postdoctoral research in Organelle Inheritance and Vesicle Trafficking at the University of California, Los Angeles and Dartmouth Medical School, and joined the faculty of Dartmouth College in 1997. Zuoyu also earned a certificate in Bioinformatics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before joining the NIH, Zuoyu was Senior Principle Scientist at Pfizer Inc., Groton, Connecticut (1998-2007), focusing on antimicrobial resistance, antibacterial drug discovery and development.