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Dr. Xiaoping Zhu

Professor & Chair

Professor & Chair

Veterinary Medicine 8075 Greenmead Drive College Park, Maryland 20742-3711

RESEARCH FOCUS

  • Identification of new mechanisms of immune regulation on mucosal infections and inflammations at molecular and cellular immunology level
  • How the mucosal immune system distinguishes pathogenic from non-pathogenic microbes and
  • how pathogens evade innate and adaptive immunity
  • Harnessing innate and adaptive immunity for mucosal vaccine development and immunotherapy