Name: Xinyang Zhao

Country: United States


The University of Alabama at Birmingham

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1825 University Blvd.
SHEL 703
Birmingham AL 35243
United States

Research Interests:

Chromatin biology, epigenetic regulation in hematopoiesis, Transcriptional regulation. Protein arginine methyltransferases


  • Dr. Xinyang Zhao graduated from Fudan University in Shanghai, China with a B.S. degree in Microbiology. 
  • He then gained M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Microbiology from SUNY at Buffalo. 
  • After graduation, he moved to Howard Hughes Medical School in Cold Spring Harbor Lab to study transcriptional regulation in Dr. Nouria Hernandez lab. 
  • In 2003, Dr. Zhao joined the research group of Dr. Stephen Nimer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. 
  • Dr. Zhao studied protein arginine methyltransferases for their roles in epigenetic and transcriptional regulation using leukemia as disease model. 
  • He joined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Stem Cell Institute at UAB in August, 2011.