Educational Background

  • B.S., Nankai University
  • Ph.D., Peking University
  • Postdoctoral: University of Texas at Austin

Current Research Interests

  • Mass spectrometry imaging; Artificial intelligence; Cancer research; Clinical translation.
  • Google scholar

We are looking for postdoctoral fellows, research assistants and PhD candidates, please contact Dr. Zhang directly through email.

Selected Publications

  1. J. Zhang, M. Sans, R. J. DeHoog, K. Y. Garza, M. E. King, C. L. Feider, A. Bensussan, M. F. Keating, J. Q. Lin, S. Povilaitis, N. Katta, T. E. Milner, W. Yu, C. Nagi, S. Dhingra, C. Pirko, K. A. Brahmbhatt, G. Van Buren, S. Carter, A. Thompson, R. H. Grogan, J. Suliburk*, and L. S. Eberlin*, Clinical Translation and Evaluation of the MasSpec Pen Technology for Surgical Use, Clinical Chemistry, 2021, in press.
  2. J. Zhang, M. Sans, K. Y. Garza, and L. S. Eberlin*, Mass Spectrometry Technologies to Advance Care for Cancer Patients in Clinical and Intraoperative Use, Mass Spectrometry Reviews, 2020, accepted,
  3. M. F. Keating, J. Zhang, C. L. Feider, S. Retailleau, R. Reid, A. Antaris, B. Hart, G. Tan, T. E. Milner, K. Miller, and L. S. Eberlin*, Integrating the MasSpec Pen to the da Vinci Surgical System for in vivo Tissue Analysis during a Robotic Assisted Porcine Surgery, Analytical Chemistry, 2020, 92, 11535–11542.
  4. J. Zhang, S. Li, J. Q. Lin, W. Yu*, and L. S. Eberlin*, Mass Spectrometry Imaging enables Discrimination of Renal Oncocytoma from Renal Cell Cancer Subtypes and Normal Kidney Tissues, Cancer Research, 2020, 80, 689-698.
  5. J. Zhang*, Application of Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry in Tumor Diagnosis, Journal of Instrumental Analysis, 2020, 39, 50-56.
  6. R. DeHoog#, J. Zhang#, E. Alore, J. Q. Lin, W. Yu, S. Woody, C. Alendariz, M. Lin, A. F Engelsman, S. B Sidhu, R. Tibshirani*, J. Suliburk*, and L. S. Eberlin*, Preoperative Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules using Non-Destructive Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2019, 116, 21401-21408. (# contribute equally)
  7. M. Sans#, J. Zhang#, J. Q. Lin, N. Giese, C. L. Feider, M. T. Breen, K. Sebastian, J. Liu, A. K Sood, and L. S. Eberlin*, Performance of the MasSpec Pen for Rapid Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer, Clinical Chemistry, 2019, 65, 674-683. (# contribute equally, Cover Page Article)
  8. J. Zhang, J. Rector, J. Lin, J. H. Young, M. Sans, N. Katta, N. Giese, W. Yu, C. Nagi, J. Suliburk, J. Liu, A. Bensussan, R. J. DeHoog, K. Y. Garza, B. Ludolph, A. G. Sorace, A. Syed, A. Zahedivash, T. Milner, and L. S. Eberlin*, Nondestructive Tissue Analysis for Ex Vivo and In Vivo Cancer Diagnosis Using a Handheld Mass Spectrometry System, Science Translational Medicine, 2017, 9, eaan3968. (Cover Page Article, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  9. J. Zhang, W. Yu, S. Ryu, R. J. Tibshirani, J. Suliburk, and L. S. Eberlin*, Cardiolipins Are Biomarkers of Mitochondria-Rich Oncocytic Tumors, Cancer Research, 2016, 76, 6588-6597.
  10. J. Zhang, W. Yu, J. Suliburk, and L. S. Eberlin*, Will Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry Become an Integral Technology in the Operating Room of the Future? Clinical Chemistry, 2016, 62, 1172-1174.
  11. J. Zhang, Z. Li, C. Zhang, B. Feng, Z. Zhou, Y. Bai, and H. Liu*, Graphite-Coated Paper as Substrate for High Sensitivity Analysis in Ambient Surface-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Analytical Chemistry, 2012, 84, 3296-3301.
  12. J. Zhang, Z. Zhou, W. Zhang, Y. Bai*, and H. Liu, Thin Layer Chromatography/Plasma Assisted Multiwavelength Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Facile Separation and Selective Identification of Low Molecular Weight Compounds, Analytical Chemistry, 2012, 84, 1496-1503.