Dr. Yuwen Zhu graduated from Nankai University, China, in 1998 with his BA in Microbiology. After obtaining his MS in Molecular Biology at Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Science, he went to the U.S. to pursue his PhD in immunology at the Mayo Clinic, which he received in 2006.
Dr. Zhu did his postdoctoral training and worked as a research faculty member in Dr. Lieping Chen’s laboratory at Johns Hopkins University and Yale University. Currently Dr. Zhu is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. His research focuses on the discovery of novel immunomodulatory pathways and their potential applications in cancer immunotherapy.