Liwang Cui

Liwang Cui, PhD

Cohen Professor in Malaria Research, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine

Contact Info USF Infectious Disease Research
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd., MDC84
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: lcui@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-9606

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Education

  • PhD, Molecular Virology, University of Kentucky, 1996
  • PhD, Biology, Moldova Agricultural University (former USSR), 1991

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Environmental & Global Health

Memberships

  • American Society for Microbiology (Member, 2007 - Present)
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (Member, 2000 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Zhu X, Sun L, He Y, Wei H, Hong M, Liu F, Liu Q, Cao Y, Cui L. Plasmodium berghei serine/threonine protein phosphatase PP5 plays critical role in male gamete fertility In. J. Parasitol (in press).

Positions Held

  • Professor (Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University 2009 - 2018)
  • Associate Professor (Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University 2006 - 2009)
  • Assistant Professor (Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University 2000 - 2006)

Awards/Honors

  • Preeminent Scholar (University of South Florida - 2018)
  • Editorial Board (Parasite Epidemiology and Control - 2018)
  • Guest Editor (PLoS Pathogens - 2017)
  • Guest Editor (PLoS Pathogens - 2015)
  • Guest Editor (PLoS Genetics - 2015)
  • Associate Editor (Malaria Chemotherapy, Control & Elimination - 2014)
  • Alex and Jessie C. Black Award for Excellence in Research (The Pennsylvania University - 2010)
  • Editorial Board (Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine - 2010)
  • Invited Senior Researcher (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) - 2009)
  • Academic Editor (malaria Research and Treatment - 2009)
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar to Thailand; Adjunct Professor (Mahidol University - 2008)
  • Faculty Development - International Collaboration Award (College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania University - 2005)
  • International Travel Award (College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania University - 2003)
  • Travel Award from the Fogarty International Center (National Institute of Health - 2002)
  • Joan Luerssen Faculty Enhancement Award (College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania University - 2000)
  • President's Award, Student Paper Competition, Section B (National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America - 1995)
  • T. J. Headlee Memorial Graduate Fellowship (Department of Entomology, Rutgers University - 1994)
  • Marion Johnson Graduate Fellowship (Graduate School, Rutgers University - 1993)