Fanglei Zuo

Fanglei Zuo

Research Specialist
Visiting address: Solnavägen 9, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C2 Medicinsk biokemi och biofysik, C2 Immunologi Hammarström, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • o 2023-now Research Specialist, Division of Immunology, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Projects: Vaccine and antibody development
    o 2020-2023 Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Projects: antibody therapy against COVID-19 (the ATAC project) and mucosal immunity against SARS-CoV-2
  • engineering lactobacilli for delivering antibodies against Helicobacter pylori and norovirus
    o 2017-2020 Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute (MBW), Stockholm University, Sweden. Project: understanding the molecular mechanisms by which lactobacilli antagonize Helicobacter pylori
    o 2015-2017 Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Project: engineering lactobacilli for delivering therapeutic molecules against mucosal pathogens including HIV and norovirus
    o 2008-2014 Pre-doctoral fellow, College of Food Science and Nutritional Engineering, China Agricultural University, China. Project: stress physiology of probiotic lactobacilli and bifidobacteria


  • I am currently mainly working on immunity and antibody therapy against COVID-19. The main task is to evaluate the dynamics of the systemic and mucosal SARS-CoV-2-specific antibodies from infected and vaccinated individuals, and to develop antibody-based passive immunotherapy and vaccines against pancoronavirus.


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  • Stiftelsen Clas Groschinskys Minnesfond
  • Eva & Oscar Ahréns Stiftelse
  • Petrus och Augusta Hedlunds stiftelse
  • Magn Bergvalls Stiftelse
  • Tore Nilsons Stiftelse För Medicinsk Forskning
  • Ruth and Richard Julin Foundation
  • KI Research Foundations Grants
  • Stiftelsen Läkare mot AIDS Forskningsfond
  • Sven och Lilly Lawskis fond

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