School of Medicine

Yi Lu, PhD., an associate professor at the Southern University of Science & Technology, School of Medicine, received her BS and MS degree in Department of Biology from Nankai University, and a PhD in Immunology from the Tianjin Medical University. From 2002 to 2011, she served as a postdoctoral fellow and research scientist at University of Michigan Medical School and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and Internal Medicine. Dr Lu is an active member of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), a tenured Member of Chinese Society for Immunology. In 2011, as a key team member, she returned to China and set up the 1st Center for Translational Medicine in Southwest China.  Dr Lu became a professor and associate director of the Key Laboratory of Longevity and Aging-related Diseases, Ministry of Education, China & Center for Translational Medicine, Guangxi Medical University from 2011-2017.  Her research interests have been focused on the study of tumor immuno-microenvironment and disseminated tumor cell dormancy.  She has been a receipent of numorous awards including best teacher award in medical school and AACR young investigator ward.  She has great experience in teaching medical students.  The courses include Immunology, Molecular Biology, and Advanced Immunology.  Dr Lu is the author/co-author of over 70 peer-reviewed publications and a reviewer for Projects in National Science Foundation, China.