Personnel




Sitting; Left to Right: Dr. Hongliang Li, Dr. Ming-Hui Zou, Dr. Zhonglin Xie, Dr. Ping Song, Dr. Miao Zhang, Dr. Najeeb Shirwany Standing; Left to Right: Dr. Cheng Zhang, Dr. Bin Liang, Dr. Jun Zhou, Dr. Huaiping Zhu, Dr. Qilong Wang, Dr. Yu Zhao, Dr. Shuangxi Wang, Mr. Shaobin Wang, Dr. Wencheng Zhang, Mr. Jason Ngo, Ms. Qiongxin Wang, Ms. Holly Jones, Ms. Allison Thebeau, Dr. Junjie Xing, Ms. Cindy Zhao, Dr. Jiyeon Lee

  Dr. Hongliang Li, Dr. Ming-Hui Zou, Dr. Zhonglin Xie, Dr. Ping Song, Dr. Miao Zhang, Dr. Najeeb Shirwany Dr. Cheng Zhang, Dr. Bin Liang, Dr. Jun Zhou, Dr. Huaiping Zhu, Dr. Qilong Wang, Dr. Yu Zhao, Dr. Shuangxi Wang, Mr. Shaobin Wang, Dr. Wencheng Zhang, Mr. Jason Ngo, Ms. Qiongxin Wang, Ms. Holly Jones, Ms. Allison Thebeau, Dr. Junjie Xing, Ms. Cindy Zhao, Dr. Jiyeon Lee

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Huaiping Zhu, PhD 
Research Associate 
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-315 
Oklahoma City, OK 73104 
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48467 
Fax: (405) 271-3973 
Email: huaiping-zhu@ouhsc.edu

Research Interests

  • Role of endocytosis in insulin-mediated signal transduction and type 2 diabetes.
  • AMP-activated protein kinase and cancer/leukemia.

Education

  • 2003 PhD - Internal Medicine - Hematology - Suzhou University, Suzhou, China
  • 1997 MS - Immunology - Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences, Shandong, China




Xiaoyan Dai, PhD
Associate Research Scholar
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-312
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-8001
Fax: (405) 271-3973
Email: xiaoyan-dai@ouhsc.edu

Research Interests

  • The potential role of AMPKα1 and AMPKα2 in plaque rupture of apoE-/- mice
  • Association between abdominal aortic aneurysm and diabetes

Education

  • 2012 PhD - Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China
  • 2007 MS - University of South China, Hengyang, China



Yue Wu, PhD
Associate Research Scholar
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-312
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48691
Fax: (405) 271-3973
Email: yue-wu@ouhsc.edu

Education:
  • 2011 PhD - Xian Jiao Tong University College of Medicine, China
  • 2007 MS - Xian Jiao Tong University College of Medicine, China
  • 2005 BS - Xian Jiao Tong University College of Medicine, China

  POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS



Kathleen Coughlan, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
 
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-312
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48690
Fax: (405) 271-3973
Email: kathleen-coughlan@ouhsc.edu

Education:

  • 2010 PhD - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2004 MS - University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
  • 2000 BS - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA




Ye Ding, DVM, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-312
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48690
Fax: (405) 271-3973

Education:

  • 2011 PhD - College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, P.R. China
  • 2006 DVM - Shandong Agricultural University, P.R. China



Cate Moriasi, PhD, MS
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-314
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48420
Fax: (405) 271-3973
Email:cate-moriasi@ouhsc.edu

Education:

  • 2006 MS (Agricultural Economics) - Louisiana State University, Baton Rougue, LA
  • 2004 PhD - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  • 2000 MS (Food Science) - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  • 1998 BSc - Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda


Imoh Okon, PhD 
Post-Doctoral Fellow
  
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-312 
Oklahoma City, OK 73104-5020 
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48690 
Fax: (405) 271-3973 
Email: imoh-okon@ouhsc.edu

Research Interests

  • Cancer (vascular) biology
  • LKB1 tumor suppressor functions in cancer angiogenesis
  • Receptor tyrosine kinases and angiogenic signal transduction pathways

Education

  • 2010 PhD/DIC - Imperial College, London, UK
  • 2003 MSc - Medical Biotechnology (merit) - University of Westminster, London, UK
  • 2001 Science Summer School - Cambride University, UK
  • 2001 BSc - Biochemistry - University of Uyo, Nigeria


Qilong Wang, PhD 
Post-Doctoral Fellow  
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-315
Oklahoma City, OK 73104 
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48467 
Fax: (405) 271-3973 
Email: qilong-wang@ouhsc.edu

Research Interests

  • Mechanism of oxidant stress on AMP-activated kinase (AMPK)

Education

  • 2004-2008 Ph.D.-Traditional Chinese Pharmacy, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang,China
  • 2004-2006 International exchange graduate student, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Kyoto, Japan
  • 2002-2004 MS-Pharmacognosy, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang,  China
  • 1998-2002 BS-Traditional Chinese Pharmacy, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang, China
                      


Wencheng Zhang, PhD 
Post-Doctoral Fellow  
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-316
Oklahoma City, OK 73104 
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48463 
Fax: (405) 271-3973 
Email: wencheng-zhang@ouhsc.edu

Research Interests

  • The function of LKB1 in macrophage

Education

  • 2008 PhD - Nanjing University, China

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Qiongxing Wang
Visiting PhD candidate (from China)



Zhaoyu Liu
Graduate Research Assistant

Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-316
Oklahoma City, OK. 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48463
Fax: (405) 271-3973
Email: zhaoyu-liu@ouhsc.edu

Research Interests

  • Function and regulation of AMPK and LKB1 in diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

Education

  • 2010 MS - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
  • 2007 BS - Biotechnology - Jinan University, Guangzhou, China



TECHNICAL STAFF

Zhengxing "Cindy" Zhao 
Senior Research Technician
   
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-316
Oklahoma City, OK 73104 
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48465 
Fax: (405) 271-3973 
Email: zhengxing-zhao@ouhsc.edu




Dawei Wang, ME
Laboratory Animal Specialist II
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-314
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 48421
Fax: (405) 271-3973
Email: dawei-wang@ouhsc.edu

Education:

  • 1996 ME- Economics School of Jilin University, Changchun, China
  • 1985 BS - Department of Management Engineering of Jilin University of Technology, Changchun, China



Yanhong Du
Senior Animal Technician
Mailing Address:
941 Stanton L. Young Blvd., BSEB-314
Oklahoma City, OK 73104             
Telephone: (405) 271-8001 ext. 46233
Fax: (405) 271-3973
Email: yanhong-du@ouhsc.edu

Education

  • 2006 BA - Jilin University, China