Hao Li

Hao Li

Associate Professor 

China Agricultural University, China

Email: lihaocau@cau.edu.cn






Network Associate


Research Keywords: 

Tuberculosis, protective immune responses, vaccine development



My research interests are mainly on the host protective immune responses to the intracellular pathogen-Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) , Mtb vaccine development and the mechanisms of Mtb antibiotics resistance.


Related Websites: 

Profile page at China Agricultural University

Profile on ResearchGate


Key Publications:

Hao Li, Babak Javid. Antibodies and immunity to tuberculosis: finally coming of age? Nature Reviews Immunology, 2018, PMID:29872140.  

Hao Li, Xing-xing Wang, Bin Wang, Lei Fu, Guan Liu, Yu Lu, Min Cao, Hairong Huang, Babak Javid. Latently and uninfected healthcare workers exposed to tuberculosis make protective antibody responses against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017; 114: 5023-5028.  

Hao Li, Mei Wu, Yan Shi, Babak Javid. Over-Expression of the Mycobacterial Trehalose-Phosphate Phosphatase OtsB2 Results in a Defect in Macrophage Phagocytosis Associated with Increased Mycobacterial-Macrophage Adhesion. Frontiers in Microbiology, 2016; 7:1754.

Danesh Moradigaravand*, Louis Grandjean*, Elena Martinez*, Hao Li*, Jun Zheng*, Jorge Coronel, David Moore, M. Estée Török, Vitali Sintchenko, Hairong Huang, Babak Javid, Julian Parkhill, Sharon J. Peacock, Claudio U. Köser. dfrA thyA double deletion in para aminosalicylic acid resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing strains. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2016; 3;DOI:10.1128/AAC.00253-16. (*equal authorship.)

Hao Li*, Masood ur Rehman Kayani*, Yunting Gu*, Xiaobo Wang, Ting Zhu, Hongfei Duan, Yifeng Ma,  Hairong Huang, Babak Javid. Transmitted Extended-spectrum XDR Tuberculosis in Beijing with Discordant Whole-Genome Sequencing Analysis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2015; 53(8): 2781-2784.

Xiaobo Wang*, Hao Li*, Guanglu Jiang, Liping Zhao, Yifeng Ma, Babak Javid, Hairong Huang. Prevalence and Drug Resistance of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria, Northern China, 2008– 2011.Eemerging Infectious Diseases, 2014,7:1252-1253.(*equal authorship.)

Hao Li, Shuling Liu, Ying Yin, Shuang Ji, Dayong Dong, Jun Zhang, Ling Fu, Junjie Xu, and Wei Chen. High-Level Expression of Mycobacterium tuberculosis protein EspB and preparation of novel anti-EspB monoclonal antibodies. Hybridoma, 2011, 30(4): 341-346.

Ying Yin, Hao Li, Shipo Wu, Dayong Dong, Jun Zhang, Ling Fu, Junjie Xu, Wei Chen. Hepatitis B virus core particles displaying Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen ESAT-6 enhance ESAT-6-specific immune responses. Vaccine, 2011, 29: 5645-5651.