Nicholas Wu, PhDAssistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nicholas Wu is an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Nicholas received his Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from University of Virginia in 2010 and his PhD degree in Molecular biology from UCLA in 2015. After his graduate studies, Nicholas completed his postdoctoral training at the Scripps Research as a Croucher Fellow before starting his own lab in Illinois in 2020. Nicholas’ research, which mainly focuses on virus evolution and antibody response, has been recognized by multiple awards, including the NIH New Innovator Award, the Searle Scholar award, and the Michelson Prize for Human Immunology and Vaccine Research.