Nian Zhang, Ph.D.

Nian Zhang, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 703
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio

~Molecular mechanisms of Organogenesis



~Diaphragm development and formation of congenital diaphragm hernia

~Lung development and congential lung diseases

Awards & Honors (Local)

Scholarship for Advanced Drosophila Genetics Course | Cold Spring Harbor 1997
Scholarhsip for Advanced Drosophila Genetics Course | Cold Spring Harbor 1994
TC Award | British Council 1989 - 1992

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 24 available »

2013 Jun
Li T, Lewallen M, Chen S, Yu W, Zhang N, Xie T. "Multipotent stem cells isolated from the adult mouse retina are capable of producing functional photoreceptor cells." Cell research.. 2013 Jun; 23(6):788-802. Epub 2013 Apr 09.
2009 Feb
Zhang L, Kang L, Bond W, Zhang N. "Interaction between syntaxin 8 and HECTd3, a HECT domain ligase." Cellular and molecular neurobiology. 2009 Feb; 29(1):115-21. Epub 2008 Sep 27.
2009
Zhang L, Kang L, Bond W, Zhang N. "Interaction Between Syntaxin 8 and HECTd3, a HECT Domain Ligase". Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2009; 29(1): 115-21. Link
2007 Oct 11
Pan L, Chen S, Weng C, Call G, Zhu D, Tang H, Zhang N, Xie T. "Stem cell aging is controlled both intrinsically and extrinsically in the Drosophila ovary." Cell stem cell.. 2007 Oct 11; 1(4):458-69.
2007
Pan L, Chen S, Weng C, Call G, Zhu D, Tang H, Zhang N, Xie T. "Stem cell aging is controlled both intrinsically and extrinsically in the Drosophila ovary". Cell Stem Cell. 2007; 1(4): 458-69. Link

Current Appointments

Research Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care (SMD) - Primary

Education

PhD | Molecular Biology | University of Edinburgh1992
MS | Entomology | Southwest Agricultural University1985
BS | Agronomy | Southwest Agricultural University1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME 1996
Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Nutley, NJ 1996