Principal Investigator

 

Dr. Jie Zheng

 

Research Assistant Professor

 

Dr. Mengxiao Yu

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Dr. Shaoheng Tang

 

PhD Candidates

 

Ms. Bujie Du

 

Mr. Xingya Jiang

 

Mr. Xuhui Ning

Mr. Chuanqi Peng

 

Ms. Jing Xu

 

Mr. Yingyu Huang

 

Graduate Students

 

Mr. Qinhan Zhou

 

Ms. Siqing Li

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Ms. Lirit

 

Mr. Jason Lin

 

Ms. Diksha Verma

 

Visisting Professor

 

Linxi Shi

 

Former Group Members

 

Dr. Jinbin Liu (Postdoc)

Dr. Shengyang Yang (Postdoc)

Dr. Jing Yu (Postdoc)

Dr. Zhanghua Zeng (Postdoc)

Dr. Liang Zhao (Postdoc)

 

Ms. Jennifer Chilek (Graduate)

Dr. Chen Zhou (Graduate)

Dr. Rodrigo Vinluan III (Graduate)

Dr. Shasha Sun (Graduate)

Ms. Jessica Jacobe (Graduate)

 

 

 

 

Ms. Sheby Alexander (Undergraduate)

Mr. Chris Alameddin (Undergraduate)

Mr. Michael Anyirah (Undergraduate)

Mr. Sishan Chen (Undergraduate) 

Mr. Giovanni Contello (Undergraduate) 

Mr. Andrew Dean (Undergraduate) 

Ms. Melissa Gannaway (Undergraduate)

Ms. Julia Hankins (Undergraduate)

Ms. Grace Kong (Undergraduate)

Mr. Stephen McMahon (Undergraduate)

Mr. Husain Mogri (Undergraduate)

Mr. Ali Mozayan (Undergraduate)

Mr. Justin Sullins (Undergraduate)

Mr. Joel Taylor (Undergraduate)

Mr. Jonathan Wang (Undergraduate)

Mr. Greg Zhang (Undergraduate)

Mr. Anthony Dao (Undergraduate)

Ms. Phoebe Carter (Undergraduate)

 

 

Ms. Chelsea Carson (High School)

Ms. Karen Chen (High School)

Ms. Clare Jensen (High School)

Ms. Rebecca John (High School)

Ms. Amy Xia (High School)

Mr. Robert Yao (High School)

 

 

 

Liang Zhao

 

Postdoctoral Fellow

 

 

Office: NSERL 2.440

 

E-mail: [email protected]

 

Mailing Address:

 

BE26, The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W Campbell Rd. Richardson, TX 75080

 
 

Education Background

 

Ph.D. Department of chemistry, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, 2002

 

B.S.  Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology, China, 1995

 

Research Area

 

Laser Spectroscopy, Microscopic imaging and instrumentation

 

Selected Publications

 

1. J. Lu, L. Zhao, T. Xia, and X. Qi, "Dissect Conformational Distribution and Drug-Induced Population Shift of Prokaryotic rRNA A-Site", Biochemistry, 52, 1651-1653 (2013)

 

2. M. McIntire, L. Zhao, V. Kobryanskii and E. L. Chronister, "High-pressure Raman spectroscopy of nanoparticle polyacetylene in a poly(vinyl-butyral) matrix", J. Raman Spectrosc., 42, 1435-1441 (2011)

 

3. N. Jain, L. Zhao*, J. Liu, and T. Xia, "Heterogeneity and Dynamics of the Ligand Recognition Mode in Purine-Sensing Riboswitches", Biochemistry, 49, 3703-3714 (2010).

 

4. L. Zhao, T. Xia, "Probing RNA conformational dynamics and heterogeneity using femtosecond time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy", Methods, 49, 128-135 (2009).

 

5. J. Liu, L. Zhao* and T. Xia, "The Dynamic Structural Basis of Differential Enhancement of Conformational Stability by 5'- and 3'-Dangling Ends in RNA", Biochemistry, 47, 5962-5975 (2008).

 

6. L. Zhao, T. Xia, "Direct Revelation of Multiple Conformations in RNA by Femtosecond Dynamics", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 4118-4119 (2007).

 

7. L. Zhao, S. K. Pal, T. Xia and A. H. Zewail, "Dynamics of Ordered Water in Interfacial Enzyme Recognition: Bovine Pancreatic Phospholipase A2", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 43, 60-63 (2004)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Contact us]

2.440 NSERL Building, The University of Texas at Dallas
Tel: 972-883-5768 (Dr. Zheng), 972-883-5769 (Lab)