Teaching Staff
YANG, Zhu - Research Assistant Professor

Educational Background:

  • B.Sc., Peking University
  • M.Sc., Peking University
  • Ph.D., Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Postdoctoral: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Current Research Interests:

  • Quantitative biology, regulation of signaling pathways and metabolic pathways, high-throughput “-omics” studies, big data analysis, systems biology and computational modeling.


Selected Publications:

  1. Liu S, Yu F, Yang Z, Wang T, Xiong H, Chang C, Yu W, and Li N, “Establishment of dimethyl labelling-based quantitative acetylproteomics in Arabidopsis”, Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 17(5):1010-27 (2018).
  2. Qing D, Yang Z, Li M, Wong WS, Guo G, Liu S, Guo H, and Li N, “Quantitative and Functional Phosphoproteomic Analysis of Arabidopsis Ethylene-insensitive Mutant ein3eil1 Revealed an Ethylene-regulated Water Transport via the Phosphorylation of Aquaporin PIP2;1”, Molecular Plant, 9(1): 158-74 (2016).
  3. Zhu X, Yu F, Yang Z, Liu S, Dai C, Lu X, Liu C, Yu W, and Li N, “In planta chemical cross-linking and mass spectrometry analysis of protein structure and interaction in Arabidopsis”, Proteomics, 6(13):1915-27 (2016).
  4. Yang Z, and Li N, “Chapter 8: Absolute quantitation of protein posttranslational modification isoform”, in: Schulze WX ed. Methods in molecular biology (1306), Plant Phosphoproteomics, New York, Humana Press, pp. 105-19 (2015).
  5. Yang Z, Guo G, Zhang M, Liu CY, Hu Q, Lam H, Cheng H, Xue Y, Li J, and Li N, “Stable Isotope Metabolic Labeling-based Quantitative Phosphoproteomic Analysis of Arabidopsis Mutants Reveals Ethylene-regulated Time-dependent Phosphoproteins and Putative Substrates of Constitutive Triple Response 1 Kinase”, Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 12(12): 3559-82 (2013).
  6. Lin S, Yang Z, Zhang X, Bian Z, and Cai Z, “Hippocampal metabolomics reveals 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin toxicity associated with ageing in Sprague-Dawley rats”, Talanta, 85: 1007-12 (2011).
  7. Lin S, Yang Z, Liu H, and Cai Z, “Metabolomic Analysis of Liver and Skeletal Muscle Tissues in C57BL/6J and DBA/2J Mice Exposed by 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin”, Molecular BioSystems, 7(6): 1956-65 (2011).
  8. Lin S, Yang Z, Liu H, Tang L, and Cai Z, “Beyond glucose: metabolic shifts in responses to the effects of the oral glucose tolerance test and the high-fructose diet in rats”, Molecular BioSystems, 7: 1537-15 (2011).
  9. Lin S, Yang Z, Shen Y, and Cai Z, “LC/MS-based non-targeted metabolomics for the investigation of general toxicity of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice”, International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 3011-3: 29-36 (2011).
  10. Lin S, Liu N, Yang Z, Song W, Wang P, Chen H, Lucio M, Schmitt-Kopplin P, Chen G, and Cai Z, “GC/MS-based metabolomics reveals fatty acid biosynthesis and cholesterol metabolism in cell lines infected with influenza A virus”, Talanta, 83, 262-8 (2010).
  11. Yang Z, and Tang LH, “Coordination motifs and large-scale structural organization in atomic clusters”, Physical Review B, 79(4): 045402 (2009).
  12. Yang Z, O’Brien JD, Zheng X, Zhu HQ, and She ZS, “Tree and rate estimation by local evaluation of heterochronous nucleotide data”, Bioinformatics, 23(2): 169-76 (2007).