Wei Li

Wei Li


Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Assistant Professor

Telephone: 517-353-3319
Fax: 517-353-8963

G. M. Trout FSHN Building
469 Wilson Rd, Rm 106E
East Lansing MI 48824


PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
B.S., Peking University, 2000

Instructional Activities

HNF 461 - Advanced Human Nutrition: Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins
HNF 462 – Advanced Human Nutrition: Vitamins and Minerals
HNF 463 – Nutrition Laboratory
HNF 480 – Concepts of Human Nutrition Research Methods
HNF 820 – Advanced Biochemical Nutrition
HNF 821 - Advanced Vitamins and Minerals

Selected Publications

Li W, Klein LS. Seoul Virus-Infected Rat Lung Endothelial Cells and Alveolar Macrophages Differ in Their Ability To Support Virus Replication and Induce Regulatory T Cell Phenotypes. Journal of Virology 86 (21): 11845-11855, 2012.

Li W, Noah JW, Noah DL. Alanine substitutions within a linker region of the influenza A virus NS1 protein alter NS1 subcellular localization and attenuate virus replication. Journal of General Virology 92: 1832-1842, 2011.

Klein LS, Marks MA, Li W, Glass GE, Fang LQ, Ma JQ, Cao WC. Sex differences in the incidence and case fatality rates from hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in China, 2004-2008. Clinical Infectious Diseases 52(12): 1414-1421, 2011.

Au RY, Jedlicka AE, Li W, Pekosz A, Klein SL. Seoul virus suppresses NF-kappaB-mediated inflammatory responses of antigen presenting cells from Norway rats. Virology 400(1): 115-27, 2010.

Li W, Beck MA. Selenium deficiency induced an altered immune response and increased survival following influenza A/PR8/34 infection. Exp. Biol. Med. 232:412-419, 2007.

Li W, Maeda N, Beck MA. Vitamin C deficiency increases the lung pathology of influenza virus infected gulo-/- mice. Journal of Nutrition. 136:10, 2611-2616, 2006.