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Sihong Song, Ph.D.

Sihong Song

Associate Professor

Pharmaceutics

OFFICE: P4-27

EMAIL: shsong@cop.ufl.edu

PHONE: 352-273-7867

CV: Link to CV

 

Education

  • B.S. Animal Science, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun, P.R. China
  • M.S. Animal Science, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun, P.R. China
  • Ph.D. Animal Molecular & Cell Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Post Doctoral Associate in Gene Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Biographical Sketch

Song’s interests are in 1) improvement of safety and efficiency of rAAV vector by understanding molecular mechanisms of persistence and integration of the AAV genome in mammalian cells and 2) the use of recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus (rAAV) vectors mediated gene transfer to develop gene therapy approaches for common diseases such as diabetes and arthritis

Affiliations

Professional Societies

American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT)
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Sigma Xi
American Association of College of Pharmacy (AACP)
Gamma Sigma Delta, Honor Society of Agriculture
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Research Interest

  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Gene expression and gene regulation
  • Liver and muscle gene delivery
  • Gene therapy for type 1 diabetes and alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector biology: DNA persistence, integration and interaction with cellular factors; host immune responses to transgene products

Recent Publications