Yan Zhang

Yan Zhang.


  • Research Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
  • PhD, Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • MS, Pharmacology, Peking Union Medical College
  • BS, Pharmacy, Sichuan Univeristy

Links of Interest

Google Scholar Profile

Positions Available

  • Ph.D. Research Assistantship
    • Previous experiences in molecular biology, cell biology, and animal studies are preferred
    • Send CV to yzhang49@mtu.edu

Research Interests

  • The role of innate immunity in the pathological microenvironment of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPDK)
  • The potential therapeutic effects of manipulating innate immunity
  • Determining the function of polycystin-1 encoded by the PKD1 gene