Jiyong Zhao, Ph.D.

Jiyong Zhao, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 633
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-1453
Lab: (585) 273-2414
Administrative: (585) 273-1440
Fax: (585) 273-1450


The biographical information for Jiyong Zhao, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award- American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship. 1997 - 1999
Predoctoral Fellowship Award- Fung Endowment Fellowship for Research. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. 1993 - 1994
Predoctoral Fellowship Award- Fung Endowment Fellowship for Research. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. 1992 - 1993
Predoctoral Fellowship Award- Competitive Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology Research Fellowship. Iowa State University. Ames, Iowa. 1991 - 1992


Protein Kinase C-Associated Kinase PKK is Required for NF-kB Signaling and Survival in Diffuse Large-B Cell Lymphoma Cells

United States Serial NO.: 12/672,088
Filed Date: August 6, 2008
Title: Methods of Treating B-Cell Cancers
Invented by: Luojing Chen, Jiyong Zhao
Inhibition of Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma Cell Proliferation/Survival by Small-molecule Compound NSC697923

United States Serial NO.: 14/378,082
Filed Date: February 15, 2013
Title: Methods, Pharmaceutical Compositions, Therapeutic Systems, and Compounds for Treating B Cell Malignancies
Invented by: Jiyong Zhao

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 26 available »

2016 Apr
Chen L, Oleksyn D, Pulvino M, Sanz I, Ryan D, Ryan C, Lin CS, Poligone B, Pentland AP, Ritchlin C, Zhao J. "A critical role for the protein kinase PKK in the maintenance of recirculating mature B cells and the development of B1 cells." Immunology letters. 2016 Apr; 172:67-78. Epub 2016 Feb 26.
2015 Jun 20
Pulvino M, Chen L, Oleksyn D, Li J, Compitello G, Rossi R, Spence S, Balakrishnan V, Jordan C, Poligone B, Casulo C, Burack R, Shapiro JL, Bernstein S, Friedberg JW, Deshaies RJ, Land H, Zhao J. "Inhibition of COP9-signalosome (CSN) deneddylating activity and tumor growth of diffuse large B-cell lymphomas by doxycycline." Oncotarget. 2015 Jun 20; :14796-14813. Epub 2015 Jun 20.
2015 Mar
Poligone B, Gilmore ES, Alexander C, Oleksyn D, Gillespie K, Zhao J, Ibrahim S, Pentland AP, Brown M, Chen L. "PKK suppresses tumor growth and is decreased in squamous cell carcinoma of the skin." The Journal of investigative dermatology. 2015 Mar; 135(3):869-76. Epub 2014 Oct 06.
2014 Oct
Kim SW, Schifano M, Oleksyn D, Jordan CT, Ryan D, Insel R, Zhao J, Chen L. "Protein kinase C-associated kinase regulates NF-?B activation through inducing IKK activation." International journal of oncology. 2014 Oct; 45(4):1707-14. Epub 2014 Aug 04.
2013 Apr
Oleksyn D, Pulvino M, Zhao J, Misra R, Vosoughi A, Jenks S, Tipton C, Lund F, Schwartz G, Goldman B, Mohan C, Mehta K, Mehta M, Leitgets M, Sanz I, Chen L. "Protein kinase C? is required for lupus development in Sle mice." Arthritis and rheumatism. 2013 Apr; 65(4):1022-31.

Current Appointments

Research Associate Professor - Department of Biomedical Genetics (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Zoology | Iowa State University1994
MS | Microbiology | China-Wuhan Med Coll1985
BS | Biology | China-Wuhan Med Coll1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School (Advisor: Ed Harlow) 2000