University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Yu Zhou, PhD

Yu Zhou, PhD

Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Anesthesia, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Affiliate Member

Education

Peking University, Beijing, China, B.S., 1988, Biochemistry
Peking University, Beijing, China, M.S., 1991, Biochemistry
Peking University, Beijing, China, Ph.D., 2000, Molecular Biology
University of California, San Francisco, CA, Postdoc, 2001-2004, Cancer Therapeutics


Professional Experience

  • 1991-1994
    Staff Scientist, Division of Biomedical Diagnostics, BBBT, Inc., Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, PRC
  • 1994-2001
    Lecturer, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Peking University, Beijing, PRC
  • 2001-2004
    Post-doctoral Fellow, Departments of Anesthesia and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110
  • 2004-2007
    Assistant Researcher, Departments of Anesthesia and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110
  • 2008-2013
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110
  • 2013-present
    Associate Adjunct Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110

Honors & Awards

  • 2006
    Best in Show Poster Award, Breast Cancer Oncology Scientific Retreat, UCSF
  • 2013
    Best Therapeutics & Clinical Trials Poster Award, Breast Cancer Oncology Scientific Retreat, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Tam EM, Fulton RB, Sampson JF, Muda M, Camblin A, Richards J, Koshkaryev A, Tang J, Kurella V, Jiao Y, Xu L, Zhang K, Kohli N, Luus L, Hutto E, Kumar S, Lulo J, Paragas V, Wong C, Suchy J, Grabow S, Dugast AS, Zhang H, Depis F, Feau S, Jakubowski A, Qiao W, Craig G, Razlog M, Qiu J, Zhou Y, Marks JD, Croft M, Drummond DC, Raue A. Antibody-mediated targeting of TNFR2 activates CD8+ T cells in mice and promotes antitumor immunity. Sci Transl Med. 2019 Oct 02; 11(512).
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  2. Kamoun WS, Kirpotin DB, Huang ZR, Tipparaju SK, Noble CO, Hayes ME, Luus L, Koshkaryev A, Kim J, Olivier K, Kornaga T, Oyama S, Askoxylakis V, Pien C, Kuesters G, Dumont N, Lugovskoy AA, Schihl SA, Wilton JH, Geddie ML, Suchy J, Grabow S, Kohli N, Reynolds CP, Blaydes R, Zhou Y, Sawyer AJ, Marks JD, Drummond DC. Antitumour activity and tolerability of an EphA2-targeted nanotherapeutic in multiple mouse models. Nat Biomed Eng. 2019 Apr; 3(4):264-280.
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  3. Zhou Y, Zou H, Yau C, Zhao L, Hall SC, Drummond DC, Farr-Jones S, Park JW, Benz CC, Marks JD. Discovery of internalizing antibodies to basal breast cancer cells. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2018 01 01; 31(1):17-28.
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  4. Le Gall M, Crépin R, Neiveyans M, Auclair C, Fan Y, Zhou Y, Marks JD, Pèlegrin A, Poul MA. Neutralization of KIT Oncogenic Signaling in Leukemia with Antibodies Targeting KIT Membrane Proximal Domain 5. Mol Cancer Ther. 2015 Nov; 14(11):2595-605.
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  5. Seldon TA, Pryor R, Palkova A, Jones ML, Verma ND, Findova M, Braet K, Sheng Y, Fan Y, Zhou EY, Marks JD, Munro T, Mahler SM, Barnard RT, Fromm PD, Silveira PA, Elgundi Z, Ju X, Clark GJ, Bradstock KF, Munster DJ, Hart DN. Immunosuppressive human anti-CD83 monoclonal antibody depletion of activated dendritic cells in transplantation. Leukemia. 2016 Mar; 30(3):692-700.
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  6. Li K, Zettlitz KA, Lipianskaya J, Zhou Y, Marks JD, Mallick P, Reiter RE, Wu AM. A fully human scFv phage display library for rapid antibody fragment reformatting. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2015 Oct; 28(10):307-16.
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  7. Zhao L, Qu L, Zhou J, Sun Z, Zou H, Chen YY, Marks JD, Zhou Y. High throughput identification of monoclonal antibodies to membrane bound and secreted proteins using yeast and phage display. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e111339.
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  8. Li K, Tavaré R, Zettlitz KA, Mumenthaler SM, Mallick P, Zhou Y, Marks JD, Wu AM. Anti-MET immunoPET for non-small cell lung cancer using novel fully human antibody fragments. Mol Cancer Ther. 2014 Nov; 13(11):2607-17.
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  9. Jones AR, Stutz CC, Zhou Y, Marks JD, Shusta EV. Identifying blood-brain-barrier selective single-chain antibody fragments. Biotechnol J. 2014 May; 9(5):664-74.
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  10. Carrico ZM, Farkas ME, Zhou Y, Hsiao SC, Marks JD, Chokhawala H, Clark DS, Francis MB. N-Terminal labeling of filamentous phage to create cancer marker imaging agents. ACS Nano. 2012 Aug 28; 6(8):6675-80.
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  11. Zhou Y, Zhao L, Marks JD. Selection and characterization of cell binding and internalizing phage antibodies. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2012 Oct 15; 526(2):107-13.
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  12. Zhou Y, Goenaga AL, Harms BD, Zou H, Lou J, Conrad F, Adams GP, Schoeberl B, Nielsen UB, Marks JD. Impact of intrinsic affinity on functional binding and biological activity of EGFR antibodies. Mol Cancer Ther. 2012 Jul; 11(7):1467-76.
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  13. Kirpotin DB, Noble CO, Hayes ME, Huang Z, Kornaga T, Zhou Y, Nielsen UB, Marks JD, Drummond DC. Building and characterizing antibody-targeted lipidic nanotherapeutics. Methods Enzymol. 2012; 502:139-66.
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  14. Zhou Y, Marks JD. Discovery of internalizing antibodies to tumor antigens from phage libraries. Methods Enzymol. 2012; 502:43-66.
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  15. Zhou Y, Zou H, Zhang S, Marks JD. Internalizing cancer antibodies from phage libraries selected on tumor cells and yeast-displayed tumor antigens. J Mol Biol. 2010 Nov 19; 404(1):88-99.
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  16. Diaz L, Mao H, Zhou Y, Kohli M, Cassella J, Santos D, Fesseha Z, Weng K, Chen H, Bamba D, Marks JD, Goldblatt M, Kinch M. TSG101 exposure on the surface of HIV-1 infected cells: implications for monoclonal antibody therapy for HIV/AIDS. Am J Transl Res. 2010 Jul 20; 2(4):368-80.
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  17. Lepin EJ, Leyton JV, Zhou Y, Olafsen T, Salazar FB, McCabe KE, Hahm S, Marks JD, Reiter RE, Wu AM. An affinity matured minibody for PET imaging of prostate stem cell antigen (PSCA)-expressing tumors. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2010 Aug; 37(8):1529-38.
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  18. Zhou Y, Marks JD. Identification of target and function specific antibodies for effective drug delivery. Methods Mol Biol. 2009; 525:145-60, xv.
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  19. Leung KM, Feng DX, Lou J, Zhou Y, Fung KP, Waye MM, Tsui SK, Chan PK, Marks JD, Pang SF, Kan YW. Development of human single-chain antibodies against SARS-associated coronavirus. Intervirology. 2008; 51(3):173-81.
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  20. Goenaga AL, Zhou Y, Legay C, Bougherara H, Huang L, Liu B, Drummond DC, Kirpotin DB, Auclair C, Marks JD, Poul MA. Identification and characterization of tumor antigens by using antibody phage display and intrabody strategies. Mol Immunol. 2007 Jul; 44(15):3777-88.
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