Assistant Professor School of Public Health and Emergency Management
Dr. Chunfu Yang is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Emergency Management, SUStech. Dr. Yang received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Microbiology from Institute Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2012. Dr. Yang started postdoctoral training at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2013 and then promoted as Staff Scientist at NIAID in 2017, where he studied immunopathogenesis of sexual transmitted disease due to Chlamydia infection. In 2021, Dr. Yang joined the faculty at School of Public Health and Emergency Management as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Yang has published many peer-reviewed manuscripts. His career aspirations are to understand immunopathogenesis of infectious diseases which would facilitate the development of new therapies for prevention of infectious diseases.
1. Infectious Disease and Host-Pathogen Interaction
2. Trained immunity in the immunopathogenesis of infectious disease
3. Development of subunit vaccine against Chlamydia trachomatis