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Antibody Technology Journal

Professor Wang

Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School, United States

Professor Wang

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Shixia Wang

Shixia Wang, DVM, PhD, is Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA, USA. She received her doctoral degree in veterinary medicine from Hebei Agricultural University and PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, followed by postdoctoral training in viral immunology and DNA vaccine research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School from 1996 to 2000. 

Since 2000, Professor Wang has been a faculty member involved in the research of novel DNA/subunit-based vaccines against HIV, biodefense targets, and emerging infectious diseases including plague, influenza, SARS, and smallpox at the Laboratory of Nucleic Acid Vaccines, Department of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Recently, her research has focused on the investigation of antibody responses induced by vaccination against various infectious diseases in hosts from small animals to humans, and on the development and characterization of monoclonal antibodies using novel technologies. 

Professor Wang is an author of more than 100 publications including peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters related to her research on vaccine design/development and vaccine-induced immune responses against various pathogens.  She has been an invited lecturer at medical and scientific meetings in both the United States and China. She has served as reviewer for medical journals and as a member of the Editorial Board for Advances in Preventive Medicine, and is a member of several medical societies.  Dr Wang has been the Principle Investigator (PI) and co-PI on several research grants supported by NIH/NIAID.

Professor Wang is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University (Grafton, MA) and an Adjunct Professor at the China-US Vaccine Research Center, Nanjing Medical University (Nanjing, People's Republic of China).

Honorary Editorial Board

Abedelnasser Abulrob, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Otawa, ON, Canada

Ajay K Banga, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Arun K Bhunia, Professor of Molecular Food Microbiology, Department of Food Science and Department of Comparative Pathobiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Mario S Clerici, Professor, Immunology, University of Milano, Milan, Italy

Armando Córdova, Professor in Organic Chemistry, Mid Sweden University, Östersund, Sweden

Gordon Ferns, Professor, Head, Division of Medical Education, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom

Jennifer LS Knaack, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Maciej Lesniak, Michael J. Marchese Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Torben Moos, Professor, Neurobiology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

Massimo Morbidelli, Professor,Chemical Reaction Engineering, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Luciano Polonelli, Professor, Microbiology Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and Translational Sciences, University of Parma, Italy

Dar-Fu Tai, Professor, Department of Chemistry, National Dong-Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan

Suresh P Vyas, Professor of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. H. S. Gour University, Sagar, India

Ping Zhou, Professor and Vice Director, Institute of Transplantation, Tongji Hospital, HuaZhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, People's Republic of China

Xiangdong Zhu, Professor, Department of Physics, University of California, Davis, CA, USA