People

Assistant Professor

Hsin-Jung Joyce Wu graduated from National Taiwan University with a degree in Veterinary Medicine and obtained her PhD degree from the University of Kentucky, studying B cell signaling. For her post-doctoral training, Jocye Wu joined the lab of Diane Mathis and Christophe Benoist at Harvard University, where she investigated the roles of gut microbiota in autoimmune diseases. She is a faculty member of the University of Arizona since 2011.


Post Doctoral Research Associate-I

Debdut Naskar joined the Wu lab after receiving his PhD from the University of Calcutta in 2015. He dissects the immune response in mouse models of autoimmune dieseases in order to understant the influence of gut microbiota on the development of such diseases.  Debdut enjoys spending time with his family, watching the Arizona Wildcats and other sports, and listening Indian music.


Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Fei Teng earned his Ph.D. from Peking University Health Science Center, China, where he studied thymocyte development. He joined the Wu lab in 2013 and investigates the influence of gut commensal bacteria-driven T follicular helper and Th17 cell responses on the pathoglogy of autoimmune arthritis.


Graduate Student, Wu Lab

Krysta Felix graduated with a B.S. in Molecular Biology from Brigham Young University in 2013. She entered the ABBS graduate program of the University of Arizona in 2013 and joined the Wu lab in 2014. Her project focuses on the mechanisms that cause commensal Segmented Filamentous Bacteria to boosts antibody responses.


Undergraduate Student

Nhan Tran is finishing his undergraduate studies at The University of Arizona, triple majoring in Molecular & Cellular Biology,  Biochemistry, and Physiology. He is currently studying the role of the P2x7 receptor in the development of autoimmune arthritis.