Yujungeorge Zheng

University of Georgia, USA


Y. George Zheng is an Associate Professor of medicinal chemistry and biochemistry at the College of Pharmacy at The University of Georgia, Ga, USA. He is a Member of The Center for Drug Discovery at UGA. Dr. Zheng’s research group utilizes multidisciplinary chemistry and biology approaches to study molecular mechanisms and functions of key protein posttranslational enzymes and develop bioactive molecules for various biomedical applications. His work involves the design, synthesis, and in vitro and in vivo evaluations of molecular probes and inhibitors for therapeutic treatment of diseases associated with epigenetic dysfunctions. Dr. Zheng received his B.S. degree from Peking University, China, in 1995. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Miami, Fla, USA, and completed his postdoctoral training in pharmacology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2006. He is an active Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Chemical Society. In 2007, he was elected Georgia Cancer Coalition’s Distinguished Scholar.

Biography Updated on 2 July 2013

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