Zhenwei Wang
Zhenwei Wang
Ph.D. student (Guo)
(856) 391-7668
Mailing Address:
  Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory
  6959 Miller Avenue
  Port Norris, NJ  08349 USA


B.S. 2013 Ocean University of China, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ph.D. student Rutgers University, Graduate Program in Oceanography

Research Interests

My research is on gene editing and functional genetics of bivalve molluscs. I have been trying to develop transgenes methods for gene editing with CRISPR/Cas-9 in oysters. I am also studying how sequence variation affects phenotype to infer their function in oysters.

Recent and Selected Publications

Wang, Z., C. Liu, J. Niu, F. Yang, X. Wu, & J. Qi. (2016). Transcription of Dynein Heavy Chain 9 (DNAH9) in Paralichthys olivaceus: Insights into the Evolution of the DNAH9 Gene. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 48 (5), 1331-1335. Full Article

Niu, J., C. Liu, F. Yang, Z. Wang, B. Wang, Q. Zhang, Y. He, & J. Qi. (2016). Characterization and genomic structure of Dnah9, and its roles in nodal signaling pathways in the Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 42 (1), 167–178. DOI: 10.1007/s10695-015-0127-9

Xia, Q., T. Liu, Z. Wang, Y. Hou, L. Dong, J. Zhu, & J. Qi. (2015). The effect of silver nanoparticles on zebrafish embryonic development and toxicology. Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology, 44 (4), 1116-1121. DOI: 10.3109/21691401.2015.1011803

Xin, N., T. Liu, H. Zhao, Z. Wang, J. Liu, Q. Zhang, & J. Qi. (2014). The impact of exogenous DNA on the structure of sperm of olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). Animal Reproduction Science, 149 (3-4), 305–310. DOI: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2014.06.029

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