University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Zhidong Xu, PhD

Zhidong Xu, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Affiliate Member

Education

Shanghai Fisheries University, B.S., 1982, Marine Aquaculture
Western Illinois University, M.S., 1986, Biology/Cytogenetics
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Ph.D., 1992, Molecular Mutagenesis


Professional Experience

  • 1986-1988
    Research Assistant, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • 1989-1991
    Co-principal Investigator, Laboratories for Genetic Services, Inc., Houston, Texas
  • 1986-1992
    Pre-doctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • 1992-1993
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Genome mapping Center, UCSF
  • 1993-1998
    Post-graduate Molecular Biologist, Cardiovascular Research Institute, UCSF
  • 1998-2001
    Assistant Researcher, Department of Surgery, UCSF
  • 2001-present
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1989
    Alexander Hollander Student Travel Award, Environmental Mutagen Society
  • 1987-1990
    Scholarships from American Lung Association/San Jacinto Area, Houston, Texas
  • 1992
    James E. Beall II Memorial Scholarship, The University of Texas Medical Branch
  • 1992
    The Doctor Edward Storrs Reynolds, Jr. Memorial Award, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • 1993
    Walter Travel Fund from American Lung Association, San Francisco

Selected Publications

  1. Xu Z, Jablons DM, Gruenert DC. Expression sequence tag-specific full-length cDNA cloning: actin cDNAs. Gene. 2001 Jan 24; 263(1-2):265-72.
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