Ku-Lung Hsu

Hsu, Ku-Lung

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Chemistry

Contact Information

McCormick Road
Chemistry Building, Room 388A
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Telephone: 434-297-4864
Email: kh4ch@virginia.edu
Website: http://hsulab.com

Research Disciplines

Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Cancer Biology, Chemistry, Immunology, Metabolism, Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, Translational Science

Research Interests

Chemical Biology, Lipid Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Mass Spectrometry

Research Description

Professor Hsu is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacology at the University of Virginia. The Hsu Lab is focused on developing chemical methods and probes to address fundamental challenges associated with studying regulation of metabolism and signaling in vivo. Current efforts are focused on discovery of new lipid metabolic targets for chronic inflammation and immuno-oncology. Members of the Hsu Lab receive cross-disciplinary training in chemical biology, mass spectrometry, medicinal chemistry, and in vivo pharmacology. Professor Hsu is a recipient of several awards including the highly competitive NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, DOD CDMRP Career Development Award, a Young Investigator Award from the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), NSF CAREER Award, and the Emerging Leader Award from The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research.

Selected Publications