Xiu-Feng ‘Henry’ Wan named Curators’ Distinguished Professor
Xiu-Feng “Henry” Wan has been named a Curators’ Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Missouri, for his ground-breaking studies of Influenza A and other pathogenic viruses used to develop vaccines and understand how viruses emerge and spread.
Two Mizzou Engineers named AAAS Fellows
Two Mizzou Engineering faculty members have been named American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows for their distinguished efforts in advancing their fields.
Wan receives $5 million grant to study animal-human transmission of SARS-CoV-2
Professor Henry Wan has received a $5 million USDA grant to study whether animals might send new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus back to us.
Personalizing the fight against flu
The COVID-19 pandemic might have overshadowed the usual concerns about the annual flu season, but the virus continues to be a top priority for Henry Wan, a virologist at the University of Missouri with a joint appointment in engineering.
Flu researcher brings team together to tackle COVID-19
Professor Henry Wan has studied flu viruses for years, and he can assure you, coronavirus is not the same. It’s trickier. Less predictable And for many, deadlier. But there are insights scientists can glean from decades of research around the transmission of the flu. That’s why a team of Mizzou researchers is turning its collective attention to COVID-19.