Senior Research Associate - Virology Wan SystemsBio Lab

(Ref#: Job ID 39489 )

University of Missouri-Columbia

  • Research Scientist
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

A research associate position in virology is available at the Influenza Systems Biology Laboratory, University of Missouri (MU) ( The Wan lab research focuses on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, especially influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses, by developing and applying integrated based approaches that combining laboratory, clinical and computational methods. The focuses of current research projects: 1) to study molecular mechanisms of virus transmission, pathogenesis, and immunological responses for influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses; 2) to develop and apply novel methods for influenza vaccine strain selection; 3) to study the impacts of repeated vaccination and/or infections on vaccine effectiveness; and/or 4) to develop novel vaccines and antiviral therapy for influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses.  The lab is physically located at Bond Life Science Center ( and has accesses to regional BSL3/ABSL-3 containment laboratory at Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research (

Education Requirement:
At least a master's degree in Virology, Microbiology, Veterinary Medicine, Biological Sciences, or related field by the time of appointment.
Salary commensurate with experience
Bond Life Science Center
School of Medicine
1201 Rollins St.
471D Bond Life Science Center
Columbia , MO 65211
Xiu-Feng (Henry) Wan, MS, DVM, P