Assistant Professor School of Public Health and Emergency Management
WANG Haidong got his doctorate degree of Applied Biological Sciences in Ghent University (BE) and trained himself as post-doc in the lab of Virology in Wageningen University (NL). He joined the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in 2021 as an Assistant Professor. His current research focuses on the transmission mechanism of arthropod-borne viruses, with a special interest in the host factor that could impact the virus transmission. He and his colleagues’ research findings were published in peer reviewed journals like EMERG MICROBES INFEC, PLOS NTD and PARASITE VECTOR.
1. The interactions between arboviruses during co-transmission.
2. Mosquito host factors that could impact the transmission efficacy of arboviruses.
3. Alternative biocontrol methods of vector (mosquitoes, ticks) population.