Yi Zhang, Ph.D.

Yi Zhang, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Zhang has studied the Wnt signaling pathway, first as a graduate student and then as a postdoctoral fellow at Yale. He is currently working with Dr. Archibald Perkins in a study of the mechanisms of EVI1 and its role in leukemogenesis.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Empire State Stem Cell Board IDEA Award | New York State 2011
James P. Wilmot Cancer Center Symposium 1st place award | University of Rochester Medical Center 2008
Advanced Training in Science Teaching | Yale Graduate Teaching Center 2006
Life Science Research Foundation Finalist | Princeton University 2003
Helen Hay Whitney Foundation finalist 2003
National Science Scholarship | A*STAR Singapore International Fellowship 2002

Current Appointments

Research Associate Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) - Primary

Education

Medical Management Master | William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester Business School2012
Research Faculty | Chemical Genetics Chemical Genomics | Yale University2007
Post-doc | Chemical Genetics Chemical Genomics | Yale University2004
PhD | Molecular and Cell Biology | National University of Singapore, IMCB, A-STAR and NUS2001
BS | Biophysics and Physiology | Fudan University1990

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research Faculty, Anti-Cancer Drug Mode-of-Action Study, Chemical Genetics and Chemical Genomics, Department of MCDB and Yale Center for Molecular Discovery, Yale University 2007
Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical Genetics and Chemical Genomics, (advisor: Craig M Crews, Director Yale Center for Molecular Discovery, Lab of Invention of FDA-approved drug Carfilzomib/KyprolisTM) Department of MCDB, Department of Chemistry, Department of Pharmacology, Yale University 2004