Zhou Xing, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine Infectious Diseases Division, Centre for Gene Therapeutics
905-525-9140, ext. 22354
McMaster University, MDCL 4012
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

Research Interests:

Our  research centers on studies aiming to investigate:
  • Cellular and  molecular immune mechanisms of host defense against both acute and chronic  pulmonary infectious diseases caused by extracellular bacteria, mycobacteria and viruses;
  • Immune mechanisms of parenteral and mucosal  vaccination; and
  • Novel tuberculosis vaccines by using organism-based, bacterial plasmid DNA-based and viral-based platforms.