Shan-Lu Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
The Ohio State University
Shan-Lu Liu, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of virology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State University (OSU). He also holds an appointment in the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity College of Medicine. His research focuses on viral entry, evolution and virus-host interactions of emerging and re-emerging viruses. Liu directs the Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program of the Infectious Diseases Institute and serves as Associate Director of the Center for Retrovirus Research at OSU.
Liu received his medical training from China and Ph.D. from the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Prior to joining OSU, Liu was an associate professor at University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia and assistant professor and Canada Research Chair at McGill University in Canada.
Liu is an editor of the Journal of Virology and guest editor of mBio, PNAS and PLoS Pathogens. He is also an associate editor of Viruses and serves on several editorial boards. He was Chair of the American Society for Virology (ASV)’s Travel Award Committee during 2017-2019 and will be the local host of the ASV 43rd Annual Meeting in 2024. He organized the first Midwest Virology Symposium in 2019 and serves as President of The Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America from 2022-2023. Liu was the founding President of the Association of Chinese Virologists in America from 2018-2020. He has was elected fellow to the American Academy of Microbiology in 2018 and fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science in 2020.