Liang-Chun WANG
  • Faculty, University of Maryland College Park
Research focus
  • Microbiology
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Tissue infection model, Cervical tissue, antibiotic resistance, host pathogen interaction


Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, 2014

Lab information

Mark Wang's Lab


Neisseria gonorrhoeae infects the human endocervix by activating non- muscle myosin II-mediated epithelial exfoliation. PLOS PATHOGENS. (

Immunofluorescence analysis of human endocervical tissue explants infected with Neisseria gonorrhoea. BIO-PROTOCOL

Neisseria gonorrhoeae breaches the apical junction of polarized epithelial cells for transmigration by activating EGFR. CELLULAR MICROBIOLOGY. (

Expression of Opacity Proteins Interferes with the Transmigration of Neisseria gonorrhoeae across Polarized Epithelial Cells. PLOS ONE. (