Qing Zhang, Ph.D. – VAI Seminar Series

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Qing Zhang, Ph.D. – VAI Seminar Series

October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm EDT

“A New Histone H3 Modification Regulates Epigenetics and Gene Expression in Mammalian Cells”

Dr. Zhang obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Wuhan University in China in 2001 followed by a Ph.D study working with Dr. Jennifer Grandis at Department of Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine until Late 2005. From 2006 to early 2013, He worked as a postdoctoral fellow (2006-06/2011) and an instructor (07/2011-01/2013) in the lab of Nobel Laureate Dr. William Kaelin Jr. at Dana Farber Cancer Institute on prolyl hydroxylase and oxygen sensing pathway in cancer. He became an assistant professor at Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Feb of 2013. He was promoted to associate professor with tenure in Feb of 2019 at UNC Chapel Hill and now he is an associate professor with tenure in the Department of Pathology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He is currently holding the title of Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Scholar in Cancer Research.

His research has been continuously funded by the National Institute of Health. Currently his research is supported by the National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense (DOD), American Cancer Society (ACS), CPRIT as well as Kidney Cancer Research Alliance (KCCure).

He is a member of both the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) and American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). He obtained various awards, including CPRIT Rising Star Award, ASIP Ramzi Cotran Early Career Investigator Award, DOD KCRP Idea Development Award, ACS Research Scholar Award, Kimmel Scholar Award, V Scholar Award, Susan. G. Komen Career Catalyst Award and Mary Kay Foundation Award. He also served as the Associate Scientific Advisor at Science Translational Medicine. He currently serves as chart member for ACS Tumor Biochemistry and Endocrinolgy (TBE) as well as NIH Molecular Oncogenesis (MONC) study sections.

For more information regarding Dr. Zhang, please visit https://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/190788/qing-zhang.html

Speaker Information

Qing Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Time & Location

12:00 pm on Zoom and in Conference Room 3104/3015

VAI Host: Xiaobing Shi, Ph.D.


For questions, please contact Courtney Zirkle at 616.234.5821.


October 27, 2021
12:00 pm EDT
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