Qiong L. Zhou

Research Assistant Professor
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Office: 140 The Fenway
Phone: 617-373-7383
Email: q.zhou@neu.edu

Education/degrees: Ph.D.

Specializations: Cell Biology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology

Research Interests:
1) Growth Factors/Hormonal Signal Transductions in Cancer and Diabetes.
2) Drug, siRNA and microRNA Delivery to Treat Cancer and Diabetes.

Xie  X, Gong Z, Mansuy-Aubert V, Zhou QL, Tatulian SA, Sehrt D, Gnad F, Brill LM, Motamedchaboki K, Chen Y, Czech MP, Mann M, KrÜger M and Jiang  ZY. C2 DOMAIN-CONTAINING PHOSPHOPROTEIN CDP138 REGULATES GLUT4 INSERTION INTO THE PLASMA MEMBRANE. Cell Metabolism 2011 Sept 7, 14(3): 378-389   *Equal Contribution First Author

Zhou QL, Jiang ZY, Holik J, Mabardy A, Straubhaar J, Nicoloro S, Chawla A, and Czech MP. A Novel PH domain Containing Protein Regulates Insulin Induced Akt phosphorylation, Glucose Transport and GLUT4 translocation in Adicocytes. J. Bio. Chem. 2010 Sep 3; 285(36): 27581-9

Walz HA, Shi XR, Chouinard M, Bue CA, Navaroli DM, Hayakawa A, Zhou QL, Nadler J, Leonard DM and Corvera S. Isoform Specific Regulation Of Akt Signaling By The Endosomal Protein Wdfy2. J. Bio. Chem. 2010 May 7 285(19): 14101-8

Zhou QL, Jiang ZY, Holik J, Chawla A, G. Hagan GN, Leszyk J, Czech MP.  Akt Substrate TBC1D1 Regulates GLUT1 Expression Through the mTOR Pathway in 3T3 L1 Adipocytes. Biochem J.  2008 May 1;411(3):647-55.

Forman S, Zhou QL. Stewart DS. Photoactivated 3-Azioctanol Irreversibly Desensitizes Muscle Nicotinic Ach Receptors Via Interactions At Alphae262. Biochemistry. 2007 Oct 23; 46(42):11911-8

Jiang ZY, Zhou QL, Holik J, Patel S, Leszyk J, Coleman K, Chouinard M, Czech MP, Identification Of Wnk1 As A Substrate Of Akt/Protein Kinase B And A Negative Regulator Of Insulin-Stimulated Mitogenesis In 3t3l1 Cells. J Biol Chem. 2005, 280 (22): 21622-8

Zhou QL,Park JG, Jiang ZY, Holik J, P. Semiz MS, Guilherme A, Powelka AM, Tang X, Virbasius J and Czech MP, Analysis Of Insulin Signalling By Rnai-Based Gene Silencing. Biochem Soc Trans. 2004, 32 (Pt 5): 817-21

Jiang ZY, Zhou QL, Coleman K, Chouinard M, Boese Q and Czech MP,Insulin Signaling Through Akt/ Protein Kinase B Analyzed By Small Interfering Rna-Mediated Gene Silencing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003, 100(13): 7569-74

Bose A, Guilherme A, Robida SI, Nicoloro SMC, Zhou QL, Jiang ZY, Pomerleau DP & Czech MP, Glucose Transporter Recycling In Response To Insulin Is Facilitated By Myosin Myo1c. Nature. 2002 420(6917): 821-24

Zhou QL, Strichartz G and Davar G. Endothelin-1 Activates Eta Receptors To Increase Intracellular Calcium In Model Sensory Neurons. NeuroReport. 2001, 12(174): 3853-3857