Chengji Zhou, PhD, Associate Professor
Research interests. We are interested in the mechanism and prevention of several common birth defects, such as cleft lip/palate and neural tube defects. We are also interested in stem cells that may hold the key for tissue repair and regeneration.
Teaching experience. Human Neuroanatomy (CHA403 for medical students), Mouse Molecular Genetics (MCB215 critical reading course for BMCDB graduate students), MCB220L (seminar for BMCDB students), CHA199 & CHA299 (special research courses for undergraduate & graduate students or rotation graduate students).
Email: cjzhou (at) ucdavis.edu
Office phone: 916-453-2268
Lab phone: 916-453-2159
Education and Training
1994-2001 BS, MS, PhD in Biology/Biophysics, Waseda University
(supervised by Sakae Kikuyama (now Emeritus Professor) and also mentored by Seiji Shioda)
2001-2005 Postdoctoral training in Developmental Neurobiology, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
(mentored by Sam Pleasure)
2005- Principal Investigator
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