Visiting Research Associate
Environmental Health Department
- Ph.D. at Texas Tech University, 2007
- M.Sc at Medical School of Soochow University, 2003
- M.D. at Shanxi Medical University, 2000
Background2012 - present, Research Associate, Department of Environmental Health,, School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2010 - 2012, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Genetics and Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
2007 - 2010, Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Environmental Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
2009 - 2012, Postdoctoral representative for Food Safety Section of Society of Toxicology 2009-2010
2009, Chairperson of the poster session "Role of PPAR and COX-2 in chemical carcinogenesis", 48th SOT annual meeting and ToxExpo, Baltimore, MD
2008, Best Poster Award, Indiana University Simon Cancer Center Annual Cancer Research Day
2007, SOT graduate student travel award, 46th SOT annual meeting, Charlotte, NC
2007, AACR-Aflac, Incorporated Scholar-in-Training Award, 98th AACR annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA
2001 - 2002, Pathology intern, The 2nd Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, China
1999 - 2000, Clinical intern, The 1st Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taijuan, China
My research interests are dedicated to understanding of pathogenesis of environment and industrial chemical-induced toxicology and carcinogenesis, particularly, role of genetic and environmental factors in human health.
Wang, Z.*, Wang, Z.*, Guo, J.*, Li, Y., Bavarva, J.H., Qian, C., Brahimi-Horn, M.C., Tan, D., Liu, W. Inactivation of androgen-induced regular ARD1 inhibits androgen recepter acetylation and prostate tumorigenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2012 Feb 21; 109(8):3053-8. Epub 2012 Feb 6. PMID: 22315407. (* Co-first auhor).
Wang, Z., Shi, Q., Wang, Z., Gu, Y., Shen, Y., Deng, M., Zhang, H., & Xie, F. Clinicopathologic correlation of cancer stem cell markers CD44, CD24, VEGF and HIF-1a in ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive ductal carcinoma of breast: An immunohistochemistry-based pilot study. Pathology-Research and Practice. 2011 Aug 15;207(8):505-13. Epub 2011 Jul 28.
Guo, J., Zheng, L., Liu, W., Wang, X., Wang, Z., Wang, Z., French, A.J., Kang, D., Chen, L., Thibodeau, S.N., Liu, W. Frequent truncating mutation of TFAM induces mitochondrial DNA depletion and apoptotic resistance in microsatellite-unstable colorectal cancer. Cancer Research. 2011 Apr 15;71(8):2978-87. Epub 2011 Apr 5.
Li, Y., Bavaria, J.H., Wang, Z., Guo, J., Qian, C., Thibodeau, S.N., Golemis, E.A., Liu, W. HEF1, a novel target of Wnt signalling, promotes colonic cell migration and cancer progression. Oncogene. 2011 Jun 9:30(23):2633-43. Epub 2011 Feb 14.
Klaunig, J.E., Wang, Z., Pu, X., Zhou, S. Oxidative stress and oxidative damage in chemical carcinogensis. Toxiocology and Applied Pharmacology. 2011 Jul 15;254(2):86-99. Epub 2011 Feb 4.
Wang, Z., Afriyie-Gyawu, E., Ankrah, N-A., Xu, L., Johnson, N.M., Tang, L., Guan, H., Huebner, H.J., Jolly, P.E., Ellis, W.O., Taylor, R., Brattin, B., Ofori-Adjei, D., Williams, J.H., Wang, J.S., Phillips, T.D. NovaSil clay does not affect bioavailabilty and utilization of vitamins A and E and nutrient minerals in Ghanaians at high risk for aflatoxicosis. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2008 Jul;25(7):872-84.
Wang, Z., Tang, L., Sun, G., Tang, Y., Xie, Y., Wang, S., Hu, X., Gao, W.M., Cox, S.B., Wang, J.S. Etiological study of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in an endemic region: a population-based case control study in Huaian, China. BMC Cancer. 2006 Dec;6(1):287.