ASM Distinguished Lecture Program
sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology

Ferric Fang, MD
Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology and Medicine
University of Washington, Seattle

“Nitric Oxide in Host-Bacterial Interactions”

Dr. Ferric Fang is a Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology, and Medicine at the University of Washington. He previously held faculty positions at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the University of Colorado. He received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and his fellowship training in infectious diseases and molecular microbiology at UCSD. Dr. Fang has authored more than 175 peer-reviewed articles pertaining to bacterial pathogenesis, clinical microbiology and research ethics. His research group has made many fundamental contributions to our understanding of the dynamic interaction between professional phagocytes and intracellular pathogens. Topics currently under active investigation in the Fang Lab include oxidative and nitrosative stress in Salmonella and Staphylococcus aureus, extracytoplasmic stress responses, host and microbial iron metabolism, the pathogenesis of human typhoid fever, and the role of xenogeneic silencing proteins in transcription and the evolution of transcriptional regulatory networks. Dr. Fang directs the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at Harborview Medical Center, serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Infection and Immunity, and has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Academy of Microbiology, the Association of American Physicians and the Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Monday,  April 25, 2016

Thomas Jefferson University