Haining Zhu^

Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Accepting Students
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Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center, Room 132

Degrees and Appointments

  • Postdoctoral Training, Proteomics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2002
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 1994

Specialities: Neurodegenerative diseases, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Frontotemporal dementia (FTD), RNA binding proteins in neurodegenerative diseases, Regulation of RNA metabolism and protein translation in neurodegenerative diseases, Stress granules in neurodegenerative diseases and other human health conditions, Protein homeostasis, misfolding, aggregation and turnover, Mass spectrometry, proteomics and functional genomics, Protein chemistry, biophysics, structure and function relationship

Research and Publications

Research Description

The Zhu laboratory studies RNA binding proteins and RNA metabolism including protein translation and stress granules under physiological and pathological conditions. We are also interested in protein phase separation and aggregation in vitro and in vivo and their relevance in human diseases.