Qualification: Ph. D

Country: United States


The Wistar Institute (Philadelphia, PA, USA),
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (PA, USA).

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  • Ph.D., Cancer Biology 09/2012 – 09/2017 The Wistar Institute (Philadelphia, PA, USA) University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (PA, USA)
  • M.S., Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 09/2008 – 08/2010 Wright State University (Dayton, OH, USA)
  • B.S., Biotechnology 09/2003 – 07/2007 Shenyang Agricultural University (Shenyang, Liaoning, CHINA)

Publications Peer-reviewed Publications (Chronological Order):

  1. Wang Z, Deng Z, Tutton S, Lieberman PM. (2017) The Telomeric Response to Viral Infection. Viruses. 9;9(8). pii: E218. Citations: NA
  2. Chen HS, De Leo A, Wang Z, Kerekovic A, Hills R, Lieberman PM. (2017) BET-Inhibitors Disrupt Rad21-Dependent Conformational Control of KSHV Latency. PLoS Pathog. 13(1): e1006100. Citations: 3
  3. Wang Z, Lieberman PM. (2016) The crosstalk of telomere dysfunction and inflammation through cell-free TERRA containing exosomes. RNA Biol. 13(8):690-5. Citations: 8
  4. Tutton S, Azzam GA, Stong N, Vladimirova O, Wiedmer A, Monteith JA, Beishline K, Wang Z, Deng Z, Riethman H, McMahon SB, Murphy M, Lieberman PM. (2015) Subtelomeric p53 binding prevents accumulation of DNA damage at human telomeres. EMBO J. pii: e201490880. Citations: 11 Zhuo Wang | CV | P3
  5. Wang Z, Deng Z, Dahmane N, Tsai K, Wang P, Williams DR, Kossenkov AV, Showe LC, Zhang R, Huang Q, Conejo-Garcia JR, Lieberman PM. (2015) Telomeric repeat-containing RNA (TERRA) constitutes a nucleoprotein component of extracellular inflammatory exosomes. PNAS.112(46): E6293-300. Citations: 15
  6. Deng Z, Kim ET, Vladimirova O, Dheekollu J, Wang Z, Newhart A, Liu D, Myers JL, Hensley SE, Moffat J, Janicki SM, Fraser NW, Knipe DM, Weitzman MD, Lieberman PM. (2014) HSV-1 remodels host telomeres to facilitate viral replication. Cell Rep. 9(6):2263- 78. Citations: 10
  7. Deng Z, Glousker G, Molczan A, Fox AJ, Lamm N, Dheekollu J, Weizman OE, Schertzer M, Wang Z, Vladimirova O, Schug J, Aker M, Londoño-Vallejo A, Kaestner KH, Lieberman PM, Tzfati Y. (2013) Inherited mutations in the helicase RTEL1 cause telomere dysfunction and Hoyeraal-Hreidarsson syndrome. PNAS. 110 (36): E3408-16. Citations: 61
  8. Deng Z, Wang Z, Stong N, Plasschaert R, Moczan A, Chen HS, Hu S, Wikramasinghe P, Davuluri RV, Bartolomei MS, Riethman H, Lieberman PM. (2012) A role for CTCF and cohesin in subtelomere chromatin organization, TERRA transcription, and telomere end protection. EMBO J. 31(21):4165-78. Citations: 66
  9. Deng Z, Wang Z, Xiang C, Molczan A, Baubet V, Conejo-Garcia J, Xu X, Lieberman PM, Dahmane N. (2012) Formation of telomeric repeat-containing RNA (TERRA) foci in highly proliferating mouse cerebellar neuronal progenitors and medulloblastoma. J Cell Sci. 125(Pt 18):4383-94. Citations: 27
  10. Wang Z, Kim E, Leffak M, Xu YJ. (2012) Treslin, DUE-B, and GEMC1 cannot complement Sld3 mutants in fission yeast. FEMS Yeast Res. 12(4):486-90. Citations: 4