Assistant Professor Bryan Hsu
Virginia Tech, USA

Bryan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech. His current research interests include characterizing the influence of phages in bacterial consortia, the genetic engineering phages to introduce new functions to microbiomes, and investigating the physiological significance of gut phages for the mammalian host. Prior to starting at VT in January 2020, Bryan was a Rosenbloom Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School in the lab of Dr. Pamela Silver studying the effects of lytic phages on defined commensal bacterial communities in the gut in collaboration with Dr. Georg Gerber. He earned his PhD in Chemistry at MIT developing polymeric drug delivery formulations in the lab of Dr. Paula Hammond. Bryan also holds bachelors degrees in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science from the University of California, Berkeley. 


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