Name: Xi Zhang

Country: United States

Affiliation:

Scientist, SinoScript LLC.

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Address:

United States

Research Interests:

  • Genomic experiment design and analysis using UCSC Genome Browser and Primer-BLAST.
  •  Genetic/Epigenetic Analysis: 2nd Generation Sequencing, Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP) seq.
  •  Biochemistry Analysis: Quantity and quality analysis of amino acids and proteins.
  •  Molecular biology techniques: molecular cloning, protein purification and co-immunoprecipitation.
  •  Culturing microbes (viruses, bacteria, phage and yeast), human primary cells and cell lines.
  •  Cell and tissue imaging: immunofluorescence confocal microscopy and immunohistochemistry staining.
  •  Cell functional analysis and flow cytometry: proliferation, migration, cell cycle, apoptosis and viability.
  •  Animal handling: genotyping, intraperitoneal and intravenous injections, blood and tissue collection.
  •  Proficiency with statistical software: Excel, SPSS, SAS and Graphpad Prism.
  •  Knowledge of bioinformatics databases: Microarray, Proteomics (e.g. Phosida) and GSEA.

Biography:

  • Highly motivated and independent scientist with degrees and training from top ranked institutions.
  • Specializes in cancer genetics research and has extensive experience in many different facets of this field, including cancer immunology, cancer epigenetics and cancer metabolomics.
  • Work experience beyond research includes providing biomedical research consulting, writing and reviewing highly acclaimed journals, mentoring younger scientists and laboratory management.
  • Published over a dozen articles in high-impact journals in the past five years.