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Dr. Renping Zhou Ph.D.

Professor Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of PharmacyEOHSI – Toxicology
Work Susan Lehman Cullman Laboratory for Cancer Research Office; 217 – Lab: LCR 221 & 223 160 Frelinghuysen Road Piscataway NJ 08854 Work Phone: 848-445-7246 Work Fax: 732-445-0687 Work Phone: Lab: 848-445-7245
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Biographical Info

Research Areas

The Zhou laboratory is interested in the mechanisms mediating cell-cell communication and their roles in normal development, physiology, and diseases. Specifically the Zhou laboratory is investigating the functions of a large family of tyrosine kinase receptors, the Ephs, and their ligands, the ephrins, in neural circuit formation, eye development, and behavior regulations including motor activity, circadian rhythm, and aggression. The Zhou laboratory employs both in vitro and in vivo techniques, including neuron cultures, transgenic and knockout mice, as well as behavior assays.

Research Highlights

Demonstration of a repulsive function of ephrins in axon guidance

Discovering signal transduction pathways mediating ephrin-induced growth cone guidance

Establishing a novel cataract mouse model

Elucidating regulation of cell-cell adhesion by ephrins

Scholarly Activities

Member of editorial board: Neuroscience Bulletin; Cell & Bioscience

Membership in: AAAS, Society of Neuroscice, ARVO

Recent Publications

  1. Yao, Y, Zhou, R, Bai, R, Wang, J, Tu, M, Shi, J, He, X, Zhou, J, Feng, L, Gao, Y et al.. Resveratrol promotes the survival and neuronal differentiation of hypoxia-conditioned neuronal progenitor cells in rats with cerebral ischemia. Front Med. 2020; :. doi: 10.1007/s11684-021-0832-y. PubMed PMID:33263836
  2. Zhou, RY, Yu, JX, Chi, RA. Simultaneous removal of cationic and anionic dyes from aqueous solution by double functional groups modified bagasse. Water Sci Technol. 2020;82 (10):2159-2167. doi: 10.2166/wst.2020.486. PubMed PMID:33263592 PubMed Central wst_2020_486
  3. Sun, C, Yu, Y, Li, X, Cui, Y, Ding, Y, Zhu, S, Li, X, Chen, S, Zhou, R. The factors of adaptation to nursing homes in mainland China: a cross-sectional study. BMC Geriatr. 2020;20 (1):517. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01916-x. PubMed PMID:33256628
  4. Liu, B, Leng, Y, Zhou, R, Liu, J, Wang, H. [Clinical analysis of idiopathic bilateral vestibulopathy]. Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2020;34 (10):906-910. doi: 10.13201/j.issn.2096-7993.2020.10.010. PubMed PMID:33254296
  5. Zhou, R, Yu, J, Li, S, Zhang, J, Wang, C, Zhang, L. Vacuum Dehydration: An Excellent Method to Promote the Formation of Amadori Compounds (ACs, N-(1-Deoxy-d-fructos-1-yl)-amino Acid) in Aqueous Models and Tomato Sauce. J Agric Food Chem. 2020; :. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.0c06066. PubMed PMID:33249841
  6. Tan, MF, Zou, G, Wei, Y, Liu, WQ, Li, HQ, Hu, Q, Zhang, LS, Zhou, R. Protein-protein interaction network and potential drug target candidates of Streptococcus suis. J Appl Microbiol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/jam.14950. PubMed PMID:33249680
  7. Liaw, ST, Zhou, R, Ansari, S, Gao, J. A digital health profile & maturity assessment toolkit: cocreation and testing in the Pacific Islands. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020; :. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocaa255. PubMed PMID:33249472
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