This seminar is part of the GHUCCTS KL2 Visiting Scholars Seminar Series.
Dr. Guizhi Julian Zhu is an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics, and Pharmaceutical Engineering and Sciences in Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He is also an NCATS KL2 Scholar, an associate member of VCU Massey Cancer Center, and a member of VCU Institute for Structural Biology, Drug Discovery and Development (ISB3D). He received PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Florida, followed by a postdoc training on drug delivery and bioimaging in the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) of NIH. His multidisciplinary research group studies the delivery of immune drugs, often nucleic acid therapeutics, for the immunotherapy of cancer and autoimmune diseases. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers.