Betty Wu, PhD

Why did you choose the University of Pittsburgh?

The University of Pittsburgh provided a welcoming and excellent opportunity for me to grow and learn as a person. In addition to the outstanding faculty, fellow students here are also extremely intelligent and foster a genuine sense of community and collegiality.

Doctoral Dissertation

Studies of Neurotropism and Endonuclease Targeting of Varicella Zoster Virus Using a Cultured Human Neuron System

Education & Training

  • PhD in Microbiology & Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2022
  • BS in Microbiology, University of California at Davis, 2013

Research Interests

Microbiology; virology