Xin-zhuan Su

National Institutes of Health, USA

Dr. Xin-zhuan Su received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Parasitology from Xiamen University, the People’s Republic of China in 1982 and 1985, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Parasitolgy from the University of Georgia in 1990. He is a Senior Investigator and Chief, Malaria Functional Genomics Section, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, USA. He is a member of the American Association for the Advance of Science, American Society of Parasitologists, and American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Dr. Su received the Bailey K. Ashford Award for distinguished work in tropical medicine from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2004. He is also an associate editor of PLoS Pathogens and a member of the editorial board of Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. Dr. Su’s laboratory develops and applies genetic and genomic tools to study malaria parasite development, drug resistance, parasite population dynamics, and molecular evolution.

Biography Updated on 23 November 2008

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