Qingqing Chai, PhD

Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Feinberg school of Medicine
Northwestern University
303 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA



• PhD, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences,University of Georgia, USA (GPA 344) (2014)
• Postdoctoral Fellow, Feinberg school of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA (08/2014 – Present)
• Research Assistant, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, USA (08/2010 – 08/2014)
• Project Manager,The State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, Huazhong Agricultural University, China(09/2008 – 04/2009)

Research Interest

His resesrch interest includes: Veterinary Medicine.

Scientific Activities


• UGA Phi Zeta manuscript competition in the Basic Research (2015)


• Dennis Sikes Fellowship, Phi Zeta 2014, University of Georgia, USA


1. Chai Q, She R, Huang Y, Fu ZF, et al. Expression of Neuronal CXCL10 Induced by Rabies Virus Infection Initiates Infiltration of Inflammatory Cells, Production of Chemokines and Cytokines, and Enhancement of Blood-brain Barrier Permeability. Journal of Virology. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02154-14
2. Chai Q, He WQ, Fu ZF. Enhancement of Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability and Reduction of Tight Junction Protein Expression Are Modulated by Chemokine/Cytokine Production in Rabies Virus Infection. Journal of Virology. JVI. 2014. (Published) doi: 10.1128/JVI.03149-13
3. Huang CT, Li Z, Huang Y, et al. Intravenous administration of virus neutralizing antibodies can clear rabies virus from the CNS and prevent the development of rabies in mice once the blood-brain barrier permeability is enhanced. Antiviral Research. (Published) doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2014.07.013
4. Zhou M, Zhang G, Ren G, et al. Recombinant rabies viruses expressing GM-CSF or flagellin are effective vaccines for both intramuscular and oral immunizations. PLoS One. 2013. (Published) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063384