Joe (Jue) Hou, PhD

Dr. Joe Hou PhD
Staff Scientist

Joe (Jue) Hou, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist, Corey Lab
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Mail Stop: E5-110

Utilizing computational immunology approaches to (1) reveal disease-induced specific immune responses and subsets in the temporal and spatial patterns; (2) explore the mechanism and disparity of vaccine protection; (3) discover the mechanism of individual variances in immune responses.


Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China, 2013, PhD (Immunology)

Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China, 2010, MS (Microbiology)

Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China, 2008, BS (Biology)

Research Interests

Computational immunology

Vaccine development including vaccination strategy, formulations, and adjuvant

Immunological evaluation of vaccines

Current Projects

Spatial transcriptomics fine-mapping the immune responses and subsets in HSV-infected skin biopsy

Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and Chimeric Engulfment Receptors (CER) T cells immunotherapy