Zhijian Chen, Ph.D.


Endowed Title: George L. MacGregor Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science

Department: Molecular Biology, Center for Genetics of Host Defense

Graduate Programs: Genetics and Development, Immunology


Undergraduate "fujian Normal University, China" (1985), Biology
Graduate School SUNY at Buffalo (1991), Biochemistry

Research Interests

  • Innate Immunity
  • MAVS: mitochondrial antiviral signaling protein
  • NF-kappaB Signaling
  • RIG-I Signaling
  • Ubiquitin-Proteasome Pathway


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  • Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Science by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas
  • Welch Foundation Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigator in Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar
  • Searle Scholar