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Lijun Zhou——Associate Professor

Room A302, Building 24, Tianjin University
School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
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Education Experience
1999 Ph. D. Fukushima Medical University, Japan
Professional Experience
1987-1991 Tianjin Changzheng Hospital, China
1991-1994 Research Scientist Tamae Health & Beauty Institute, Japan
1999-2000 Research Scientist Fukushima Medical University, Japan
2000-2005 Research Scientist Tachyon Company, Japan
2006-2015 Associate Professor Tianjin University, P. R. China
Research Area

The research in the group of Zhou encompasses three main areas, including, 1) Investigation of molecular pathogenesis of diseases and cell signaling pathways, and pharmacological mechanism of drug action, 2) Development of new small molecule based targeting anticancer drugs, e.g., TRAF6 as a new target of anti-tumor therapy, 3) Development of cells and C. elegans models, for high-throughput screenings, e.g., anti-aging drugs.


Honors and Awards
Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology Fellowship, Shiseido Award 1997
Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology Fellowship, Shiseido Award 1998
Highlighted Publications
1)Wenjuan Liu, Yonghao Qi, Lingyu Liu, Yu Tang, Jing Wei* and Lijun Zhou*. Quinine-dependent suppression of tumor cell proliferation through inhibition of the interaction between TRAF6 and AKT. Molecular Medicine Reports. Accepted, MMR-7060-E145804.
Xue Wang, Jiaolong Zhang, Lulu Lu, Lijun Zhou*, The Longevity effect of Echinacoside in Caenorhabditis elegans mediated through daf-16. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. (2015) volume79, issue10,1676-1683.
Jiaolong Zhang, Lulu Lu, and Lijun Zhou*Oleanolic acid activates daf-16 to increase lifespan in C.elegans. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 468(2015),843-849.
Lijun Zhou*, Wenjuan Liu, Yonghao Qi, Miao Li. SOCS3 Negatively Regulates AKT through JNK and STAT3 SignalPathways. China Biotechnology. (2015) 9, 35-38.
Sun, Y. Q.; Wan, S. X.; Zhou, L. J. Use of response surface methodology to optimize chitosan microparticles for sustained release of curcumin. Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 2012, 31, 1.
ResearcherID Publications
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