PROFESSOR and Chief, Key Laboratory of Parasite and Vector Biology
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, P.R. China
Dr. Junhu Chen is the Professor and Chief of the Key Laboratory of Parasite and Vector Biology at National Institute of Parasitic Diseases (NIPD), Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), P.R. China, and he leads a research team to studying the malaria infection and immunity using immunomic and genomic approaches. He was a Visiting Scientist at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2017, where his research focused on the population genomics of Plasmodium and the discovery of drug resistance genes and vaccine candidates. He was also the Technical Leader of Australia-China-Papua New Guinea Pilot Cooperation on Malaria Control Project. He has published more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals, such as Journal of Proteome Research, Journal of Proteomics, BMC Genomics, Advances in Parasitology, Parasites & Vectors, Acta Tropica, Malaria Journal, Infectious Diseases of Poverty.