Lanying Du, PhD



Associate Member

Research Area

Researches in the Laboratory of Viral Immunology are focused on the development of antiviral therapeutic agents and vaccines for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection/AIDS and other emerging and remerging infectious diseases caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV), Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), and influenza viruses, as well as the blood transfusion-related viruses, including zika virus (ZIKV) and West Nile virus (WNV).

Dr. Du received her Ph.D. from University of Hong Kong, and is currently an Associate Member of Viral Immunology Laboratory. Her research focuses on development of subunit vaccines and therapeutics against viruses causing emerging and remerging infectious diseases, and blood transfusion-related viruses, including SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, influenza viruses, ZIKV, and HIV.

Contact Information

Phone: +1 (212) 570-3459


Viral Immunology

Lab Personnel

  • Shibo Jiang, M.D., Ph.D. Laboratory Co-Head
  • Lanying Du, Ph.D. Laboratory Co-Head
  • Wanbo Tai, M.Sc. Visiting Scientist, Ph.D. Student
  • Qianqian Qi, B.S. Visiting Scientist, Ph.D. Student
  • Yufei Wang, B.S. Visiting Scientist, M.Sc. Student
  • Min Li, Ph.D. Visiting Scientist
  • Songyi Ning, Ph.D. Visiting Scientist
  • Ron Rowe, B.S. Lab Assistant