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Zhou

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Qiang Zhou, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Chemical Biology & Biotechnology

Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School

 

 

 

Education

SUNY Stony Brook                                       Ph.D.        1998     Neurobiology

University of Pittsburgh                                M.Sc         1993     Physiology

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China             B.Sc          1990     Biochemistry


Positions

1998-2000               Post-doctoral fellow         UC San Francisco, CA 

2001-2003               Post-doctoral fellow         UC Berkeley, CA

2003-2004               Associate specialist          UC Berkeley, CA

2004-2009               Assistant professor           Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

2009-2013               Scientist                            Genentech, Inc.,South San Francisco, CA

2014-present           Professor                           Peking University Shenzhen Graduate school Shenzhen, China

 

Honors and membership

1999 - 2000       NIH institutional traineeship at UCSF

2001 - 2004       National research service award (Activity-dependent Plasticity of retinotectal synapses)                                                                                                                                                                                      

2006 - 2009       New scholar award (Ellison Medical Foundation)

1994 - present   Member, Society for Neuroscience

 

Experience in pharmaceutical industry

Proven ability to initiate pipeline programs: presented three new drug targets with two selected as pipeline programs, within the two years after joining Genentech

Biology lead of one pipeline project team

-          providing all biology support (from rationale of target, disease indications to pharmacodynamic markers)

-          coordinating functions and facilitating communications between different groups

-          in charge of external collaboration/consultation (both academic and industry)

Key and regular contributor in business development evaluation on external sources (especially related to psychiatric diseases and diseases involving disorders of synaptic function and plasticity)