Mingchao Shen, PhD

Associate Director Project Management, HVTN Laboratory Center
HIV Vaccine Trials Network


University of Washington, 2001, PhD (Bioengineering) 
Susquehanna University, 1996, BS (Biochemistry and Mathematics)

Research Interests

  • Preclinical animal models for vaccines and adjuvants testing
  • Vaccine product development and clinical trial design
  • Vaccine adjuvants, formulations and innate immune responses
  • Immunological evaluation of vaccines
  • Project management for collaborative research projects

Current Studies

  • HVTN Laboratory Center project management and grant support
  • HVTN-NIH-China CDC collaboration
  • CAVD Comprehensive T-cell Vaccine Immune Monitoring Consortium (CTVIMC)
  • CAVD protein/adjuvant development and testing


Mingchao Shen, PhD

Contact Information

Additional contact

Mail Stop: E5-110