Professor Howard Xu receives CSU research award

Cal State LA microbiology professor Howard Xu received the 2018 Faculty Research Award from the California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology at the 30th annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium in January.

The award recognizes faculty members who have done significant work and built an outstanding biotechnology-related research program. Xu’s biotechnology research focuses on fighting bacterial infections and the rise of antibiotic-resistant strains with anti-virulence factors in combination with antibiotics. Over the last few years, Xu has led university initiatives in elevating a regional ecosystem for bioscience innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization.