Name:Zhutian Zeng (曾筑天)
Address:Room 307, Medical Science Building, Mid-Campus, 

USTC, Hefei, Anhui, China. 230000
Tel:0551-63607105
E-mail:zengzt@ustc.edu.cn
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
2004/09-2008/07BSc.  University of Science and Technology of China.
2008/09-2014/05PhD.  University of Science and Technology of China.
2014/08-2019/02Postdoctoral fellow,  University of Calgary, Canada.
201905-presentTenure-track Principle Investigator, Division of Life Science and Medicine, USTC
RESEARCH INTERESTS
1.Functional dissection of tissue resident immune cells in health and diseases; 
2.In vivo imaging of inflammatory tissue injury, repair and regeneration; 
3.Tumor Immune surveillance and immunotherapy.
REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
1.Zeng Z, Surwarrd BG,Wong CH, Guettler C, Petri B, Burkhard R, Wyss M, Moual HL, Devinney R, Thompson GC, Blackwood J, Joffe AR, McCoy KD, Jenne CN, Kubes P. Sex-hormone-driven innate antibodies protect females and infants against EPEC infection. Nature Immunology. 2018; 19: 1100-1111.
2.Zeng Z, Surwarrd BG,Wong CH, Geoghegan AJ, Jenne CN, Kubes P. CRIg Functions as a Macrophage Pattern Recognition Receptor to Directly Bind and Capture Blood-Borne Gram-Positive Bacteria. Cell Host&Microbe. 2016; 20 (1):99-106.
3.Zeng Z*, Li L*, Chen Y, Wei H, Sun R, Tian Z. Interferon-gamma facilitates hepatic antiviral T cell retention for the maintenance of liver-induced systemic tolerance. J Exp Med. 2016; 213(6):1079-93.
4.Zeng Z, Kong X, Li F, Wei H, Sun R, Tian Z. IL-12-based vaccination therapy reverses liver-induced systemic tolerance in a mouse model of hepatitis B virus carrier. Journal of immunology 2013, 191(8): 4184-4193.
5.Hilscher MB, Sehrawat T, Arab Verdugo JP, Zeng Z, Gao J, Liu M, et al. Mechanical Stretch Increases Expression of CXCL1 in Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells to Recruit Neutrophils, Generate Sinusoidal Microthombi, and Promote Portal Hypertension. Gastroenterology 2019, 157:193-209.
6.Thanabalasuriar A, Scott BNV, Peiseler M, Willson ME, Zeng Z, Warrener P, Keller AE, et al., Neutrophil Extracellular Traps Confine Pseudomonas aeruginosa Ocular Biofilms and Restrict Brain Invasion. Cell host & microbe 2019, 25(4):526-536.
7.Surewaard BGJ, Thanabalasuriar A, Zeng Z, Tkaczyk C, Cohen TS, Bardoel BW, et al. alpha-Toxin Induces Platelet Aggregation and Liver Injury during Staphylococcus aureus Sepsis. Cell host & microbe 2018, 24(2): 271-284 e273.
8.Dal-Secco D, Wang J, Zeng Z, Kolaczkowska E, Wong CH, Petri B, et al. A dynamic spectrum of monocytes arising from the in situ reprogramming of CCR2+ monocytes at a site of sterile injury. J Exp Med 2015, 212(4): 447-456.

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