20+ years of research and program leadership experience with advanced expertise in virology, vaccinology, immunology and protein sciences. As an Assistant Professor of Medicine / Virology at Harvard Medical School, conducted discovery research focusing on vaccine design to HIV/AIDS. As Director, Vaccine Technology at Pfizer, Vaccine R&D, served as the Program Lead for the anti-HCMV vaccine program, performing innovative research and providing strategic and scientific leadership with global experience leading cross-functional teams.
Received a medical education and master’s degree on epidemiology at Shanghai Medical University (Now Fudan University Medical School, Shanghai, China) and awarded a PhD degree on virology at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX). Over the years, published over 40 original research papers and produced 11 patent applications.