People

Meet the Principal Investigator

Zhenyu Zhong Ph.D.

Zhenyu Zhong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology

His lab studies inflammation, mitochondrial stress responses, tumor immunology, and obesity-associated liver disorders.  

Lab Members

Shuang Liang Ph.D.

Shuang Liang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology 

Her research interests include oncogenic signaling pathways, alcoholic & non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma, liver fibrosis, and regeneration.

Danhui Liu Ph.D.

Danhui Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Danhui received her B.E. in Pharmaceutical Engineering from China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China, and her Ph.D. in Immunology from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.  

Xiaochen Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Xiaochen Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Xiaochen earned his M.D. and Ph.D at Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

Ruiyao Xu Ph.D.

Ruiyao Xu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ruiyao earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China, and her Ph.D. at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Chuanli Zhou, Ph.D.

Chuanli Zhou, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Chuanli earned her Ph.D. at China Agricultural University, Beijing, China.

Janiece Vancil

Janiece Vancil

Research Technician

Janiece earned a Bachelor's in Neuroscience from UT Dallas.

Arielle Click

Arielle Click

Lab Manager

Arielle received her MS in Bioengineering from UT Arlington.

Lab Alumni

Shanshan Huo

Visiting junior researcher

Shanshan Huo

Jiang Dai, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral researcher

Jiang Dai, Ph.D.

Lacy Cox

Technician

Lacy Cox