Hsu, Ku-Lung

Ku-Lung Hsu

Ku-Lung Hsu

Primary Appointment

Assistant 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 Interests

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

Research Description

Professor Hsu is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacology at the University of Virginia. Professor Hsu?s research program 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 in his group receive cross-disciplinary training in chemical biology, mass spectrometry, medicinal chemistry, and in vivo pharmacology. Professor Hsu?s research has been recognized by several awards including the highly competitive NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award and the DOD CDMRP Career Development Award.

Selected Publications