Yi Zhang, PhD


Investigator,Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Kenan Distinguished Professor

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
450 West Drive, CB# 7295
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295
Phone: (919)-843-8225 (O), -8227/-8228 (L)
Fax: (919)-966-4330

His assistant: Tamara Howerton, thowerto@med.unc.edu

Summary: Yi Zhang is interested in how epigenetic-mediated dynamic changes in chromatin structure affect gene expression, cell lineage commitment, stem cell pluripotency and self-renewal, and cancer development. His long-term goal is to apply this basic research to studies of human diseases.