Jiangwei Zhang

Jiangwei Zhang

Assistant Research Scientist

Institute of Biosciences and Technology
2121 W. Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX   77030

Phone: 713-677-7445

Education and Training

2011-2013   Post-doctoral training

Texas A & M University Health Science Center, Houston, Texas,

2009-2011   Post-doctoral training

U.T. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Smithville, Texas,

2006-2009   Ph.D. in Plant Proteomics,

China Agricultural University, Beijing, China,

2003-2006   M.S. in Food Microbiology,

Nanchang University, Nanchang, China,

1999-2003   B.S. in Food Science,

Nanchang University, Nanchang, China,

Recent Publications

Zhang J*, Tripathi DN*, Jing J*, Alexander A, Kim J, Powell RT, Dere R, Tait-Mulder J, Lee JH, Paull TT, Pandita RK, Charaka VK, Pandita TK, Kastan MB, Walker CL. 2015 ATM functions at the peroxisome to induce pexophagy in response to ROS. Nature Cell Biology. doi: 10.1038/ncb3230 (In Press). * equal contribution

Liu XD, Yao J, Tripathi DN, Ding Z, Xu Y, Sun M, Zhang J, Bai S, German P, Hoang A, Zhou L, Jonasch D, Zhang X, Conti CJ, Efstathiou E, Tannir NM, Eissa NT, Mills GB, Walker CL, Jonasch E. 2015 Autophagy mediates HIF2α degradation and suppresses renal tumorigenesis. Oncogene. 34 2450-2460.

Zhang J, Kim J, Alexander A, Cai S, Tripathi D, Dere R, Tee AR, Tait-Mulder J, Di Nardo A, Han JM, Kwiatkowski E, Dunlop EA, Dodd KM, Folkerth RD, Faust PL, Kastan MB, Sahin M, Walker CL. 2013  A TSC signaling node at the peroxisome regulates mTORC1 and autophagy in response to ROS, Nature Cell Biology. 15 1186-1196 (https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/12153037).

* Highlighted as “featured article” on Nature Review Molecular Cell Biology:
R. David, Cell signalling: A peroxisomal home for TSC, Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 2013, 14, 609. (http://www.nature.com/nrm/journal/v14/n10/full/nrm3661.html).
* Highlighted in Nature Cell Biology “News and Views”:
D. Benjamin, M. N. Hall, TSC on the peroxisome controls mTORC1. Nature CellBiololgy. 2013 15, 1135–1136. (http://www.nature.com/ncb/journal/v15/n10/full/ncb2849.html).
* Highlighted in Science Signaling “Editors’ choice”:
N. R. Gough,Inhibiting mTORC1 at the Peroxisome. Science Signaling 2013, 6, ec250 (http://stke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/sigtrans;6/297/ec250)
* Rated as “Must Read” on Faculty 1000: (http://f1000.com/prime/718077575)

Zhang J, Ma H, Chen S, Ji M, Perl A, Kovacs L, Chen S. 2009. Stress response proteins’ differential expression in embryogenic and non-embryogenic callus of Vitis vinifera L. cv. Cabernet Sauvignon-a proteomic approach, Plant Science. 177, 103-113.

Zhang J, Ma H, Feng J, Zeng L, Wang Z, Chen S. 2008. Grape berry plasma membrane proteome analysis and its differential expression during ripening. Journal of Experimental Botany. 59, 2979-2990.

Xiao M, Xu P, Zhao J, Wang Z, Zuo F, Zhang J, Ren F, Li P, Chen S. and Ma H, 2011. Oxidative stress-related responses of Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum BBMN68 at the proteomic level after exposure to oxygen, Microbiology. 157: 1573-1588.