Leadership

Yiping W Han, PhD

Professor of Microbial Sciences in Dental Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology @ Columbia University

Dr. Han is a Professor of Microbial Sciences in Dental Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology with a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois – Urbana. Dr Han’s work is dedicated to the interactions between microbes and their human hosts, and work in her laboratory encompasses the following areas: Investigating the role of oral bacteria in extra-oral infection and inflammation, the mechanisms of Fusobacterium nucleatum pathogenesis in pregnancy complications and GI cancer and developing genetic tools for mutant construction in bacteria. Professor Han is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.