Chengji Zhou, PhD, Professor, BDR2 Laboratory Director

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 (rotation research and seminar for BMCDB students), 199 & 299 (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 in Biology, MS & PhD in Biophysics, Waseda University

2001-2005      Postdoctoral training in Developmental Neurology, UCSF


2005-       BDR2 Laboratory Director