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Weihong Zhou

 Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 Address: A202,New Life Sciences Building,College of Life Sciences,Nankai University,Tianjin,300071,P.R.China
 Phone: 022-23502351
::Professional Education::

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, NESGC, Columbia University, 2005-2006

Project Coordinator, SECSG, University of Georgia, 2003-2004

Post-doctoral Fellow in Structural Biology, Tsinghua University, 2001-2002

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Nankai University,1997-2000

M.Sc. in Chemistry, Tianjin Normal University,1991-1995

B.Sc. in Chemistry, Tianjin Normal University,1987-1991

::Research Area::

Three-dimensional structures and functions of important proteins via X-ray crystallography;

Structure-based drug design and innovative drug discovery

::Honors and Awards::

Main Grants(ongoing projects)

The structure and function studies of CK2-CaM-SK2triple complex (No.30770428, NSFC);

The 3D structures and functions studies of important proteins and their complexes (No.2007CB914301 & 2007CB914304, MOST);

Key Scientific and Technological projects of China (No.2008ZX10001-002) etc
::Representative Publications::

1. Zhou W., Qin X., Yan X., Xie X., Li L., Fang S., Long J.,Adelman J., Tang W-J.& Shen Y. 2009. Crystal structures of catalytic and regulatory subunits of rat protein kinase CK2. Chinese Science Bulletin, 54(2): 220-226

2. Li X, Lou Z, Li X, Zhou W, Ma M, Cao Y*, Geng Y, Bartlam M, Zhang XC* & Rao Z. 2008. Structure of human cytosolic X-prolyl aminopeptidase: a double Mn(II) dependent dimeric enzyme with a novel three-domain subunit. J. Biol. Chem., 283(33):22858-22866.

3. W. Zhou, A. Das, J. E. Habel, Z.-J. Liu, J. Chang, L. Chen, D. Lee, D. Nguyen, S.-H. Chang, W. Tempel, J. P. Rose, L. G. Ljungdahl and B.-C. Wang(2005), Isolation, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of a methanol-induced corrinoid protein from Moorella thermoacetica, Acta Cryst. (2005). F61, 537-540

4. Liu B, Li X, Gao R, Zhou W, Xie G, Bartlam M, Pang H, Feng Y, Rao Z. (2004), Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of inorganic pyrophosphatase from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus horikoshii OT3, Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2004 Mar;60(Pt 3):577-9.


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