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Y. George Zheng

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Panoz Professor of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Professor Y. George Zheng is a Full Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at University of Georgia. Dr. Zheng’s research interests are mainly focused on developing innovative pharmacological molecules for the treatment of cancer and metabolic diseases. Prof. Zheng’s laboratory has the expertise in the area of in silico drug screening, molecular docking, structure-based drug design, and medicinal chemistry. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in the leading journals such as Nature, Nature Communications, Nucleic Acid Research, Angewandte Chemie, Journal of American Chemical Society, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, etc. He has been supervising undergraduate students, Masters and doctoral graduate students, and postdoctoral trainees. The group welcomes students who have molecular science foundation with sincere enthusiasm to create next blockbuster drugs for curing human diseases.

  • Postdoctoral Training Pharmacology, The Johns Hopkins University 2006
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Miami, Florida 2002
  • M.S. Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China 1998
  • B.S. Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China 1995

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