Yung-Fu Chang Ph.D
Professor of Microbiology
College of Veterinary medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853
Yung-Fu Chang is a professor of the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University. He is working on the functional genomics of Clostridium difficile, molecular characterization of the virulence factors of Leptospira spp. and vaccine development and molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases of animals. He has published more than 140 papers in referred journals (Molecular Microbiology, Journal of biologic chemistry, Chemistry, Journal of Bacteriology, Infection and Immunity, Journal of clinical Microbiology, Vaccine Journal, Journal of Proteomics Research, Clinical and Vaccine Journal, PLoS one, etc…). He completed his doctorate on Microbiology from Texas
A & M University, Texas in 1984. From 1984-1989, he worked as an assistant Research Scientist in Medical Biochemistry and Genetics and Biochemistry Department, Texas A &M University, where he cloned, sequenced and characterized the toxin genes of Mannheimiahaemolyticaand Actinobacilluspleuropneumoniae. From 1989 until present, he was Assistant professor, Associate professor, and then became a full professorin 2003 at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University. He has obtained several patents from his research. He is constantly invited to give seminars nationally and internationally. He has long participated as an editor/associate editor of several journals, reviewer of numerousmanuscripts and grants per year in his field.