PUBLICATIONS

 

2014present (As Principal Investigator):

Moon S, Cassani M, Lin Y, Wang L, Dou K, Zhang Z. A robust transposon-endogenizing response from germline stem cells. Developmental Cell. 2018 47(5): 660-671

Wang L, Dou K, Moon S, Tan F, Zhang Z. Hijacking oogenesis enables massive propagation of LINE and retroviral transposons. Cell. 2018 174(5): 1082-1094.

Yu B, Lin Y, Parhad SP, Jin Z, Ma J, Theurkauf WE, Zhang Z*, Huang Y*. Structural insights into Rhino-Deadlock complex for germline piRNA cluster specification. EMBO reports. 2018 Jul; 19 (7). pii: e45418 (*Co-corresponding authors)

Wang W, Han B, Tipping C, Ge DT, Zhang Z, Weng Z, Zamore PD. Slicing and Binding by Ago3 or Aub Trigger  Piwi-Bound piRNA Production by Distinct Mechanisms. Molecular Cell. 2015 3;59(5):819-30.

Yu B, Cassani M, Wang M, Liu M, Ma J, Li G, Zhang Z*, Huang Y*. Structural insights into Rhino mediated germline piRNA cluster formation. Cell Research. 2015 25:525-528. (*Co-corresponding authors)

 

2009–2014 (As Graduate Student):

Zhang Z, Wang J, Schultz N, Zhang F, Parhad SP, Tu S, Vreven T, Zamore PD, Weng Z, Theurkauf WE. Rhi anchors a nuclear complex that suppresses piRNA precursor splicing. Cell. 2014 157: 1353-1363.

Zhang Z, Koppetsch, BS, Wang J, Tipping C, Weng Z, Theurkauf WE, Zamore PD. Antisense piRNA amplification, but not piRNA production or nuage assembly, requires the Tudor-domain protein Qin. EMBO Journal. 2014 33: 536-539.

Zhang Z, Theurkauf WE, Weng Z, Zamore PD. Strand-specific libraries for high throughput sequencing of RNA (RNA-Seq) prepared without poly(A) selection. Silence. 2012 28;3(1)9.

Zhang, F, Wang, J., Xu., J., Zhang, Z., Koppetsch, B., Schultz, N., Vreven, T., Meignin, C., Davis, I., Zamore, P. D., Weng, Z. and Theurkauf WE.  UAP56 couples piRNA clusters to the perinuclear transposon silencing machinery. Cell. 2012 9;151(4):871-84.

Zhang Z, Xu J, Koppetsch, BS, Wang J, Tipping C, Ma S, Weng Z, Theurkauf WE, Zamore PD. Heterotypic piRNA Ping-Pong requires Qin, a protein with both E3-ligase and Tudor domains. Molecular Cell. 2011 18;44(4):572-84.

Xu A, Hao J, Zhang Z, Tian T, Jiang S, Hao J, Liu C, Huang L, Xiao X, He D. 14-kDa phosphohistidine phosphatase and its role in human lung cancer cell migration and invasion. Lung Cancer. 2010 Jan;67(1):48-56.

Tushir JS, Zamore PD, Zhang Z. SnapShot: Mouse piRNAs, PIWI proteins, and the ping-pong cycle. Cell. 2009 13;139(4):830-830.e1.

Tushir JS, Zamore PD, Zhang Z. SnapShot: Fly piRNAs, PIWI proteins, and the ping-pong cycle. Cell. 2009 139(3):634-634.e1.