Zhang Lab

We are in the Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Our research interests focus on the biological actions and mechanisms of cytochrome P450-derived lipid metabolites on angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis, inflammation and cancer.

Lab News:
  • July 2015: Elvira has won the 2nd place of the IFT Undergraduate Research Competition, Congratulations!
  • April 2015: Elvira is a finalist for IFT Undergraduate Research Competition, she will present her research of curcumin on lymphangiogenesis in IFT meeting in Chicago, Congratulations!
  • Feb 2015: Our review paper is the Most Downloaded Prostaglandins & Other Lipid Mediators articles. See POLM.
  • July 2014: Our review paper of omega-3 lipid mediators was accepted for publication in Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat., Congratulations to Weicang, Julia and Fei.
  • June 2014: Our COX-2/sEH paper was accepted for publication in PNAS (see Full Text, Press Release)
  • April 2014: Guodong is a finalist for ACS/AGFD Young Scientist Award, the competition will be at the 2014 ACS National Meeting in San Francisco. 
  • March 2014: Guodong and Hang win the Armstrong Fund for Science Award of UMass (see University Press Release).
  • March 2014: Guodong receives Outstanding Poster Award in Diabetes-Cancer Section of the 15th International Winter Eicosanoid Conference.
  • March 2014: Guodong is an editor of International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Jan 2014: Guodong is invited to give a talk in FASEB Science Research Conference "Phospholipid Cell Signaling and Metabolism in Inflammation and Cancer".
  • Nov, 2013: Our review paper of bioactive lipids is published in Progress in Lipid Research.                                                
  • Nov, 2013: Guodong is invited to give a talk in session of "Eicosanoids and Cancer" in The 15th International Winter Eicosanoid Conference.
  • Dec, 2013: Lab renovation is completed, we will move into Chenoweth 253.