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Zhipeng Lu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California
Education and Training
2014-2018, Postdoc in Howard Chang lab, Stanford
2008-2014, PhD in Greg Matera lab, UNC Chapel Hill
Recent Awards
2017 NHGRI K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award
2017 RNA Society Scaringe Award
2016 Stanford’s Jump Start Award for Excellence in Research
2015 Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

 

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

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Minjie Zhang, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Education and Training
2016-2018, Postdoc in Columbia University, New York
2011-2016, PhD in Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Research Interests
My research focuses on how dynamic RNA conformations affect their biological functions, including: 1) Identify genetic variations that will affect RNA structure; 2) Function and mechanism of different RNA-protein complexes for different conformation; 3) Investigate the roles of RNA structures and interactions in human diseases.

 

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