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Welcome

The Zhong Research Lab welcomes postdoc, Ph.D., MSc., Pharm.D., and undergraduate students to pursue research projects. Currently, the Zhong Research Lab has 4 Ph.D., 10 Pharm.D., 8 undergraduate students, and 1 lab manager.

Research Projects

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Lab Members in News Media

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CT Insider published a news on how to use Paxlovid for treatment of COVID-19. Xiaobo Zhong, Roxanna Monshi, Julia Migliorati, and Jing Jin were interviewed to provide information on how Paxlovid works.

UConn Today published an article indicating Xiaobo Zhong receives first Faculty Research Advising Award.

UConn Today published an article about Pfizer's anti-COVID drug Paxlovid with an interview to Dr. Xiaobo Zhong.

UConn Today published an article to introduce Xiaobo Zhong's new NIH R35 grant.

UConn Today highlights May Zhang's profiles in pharmaceutical research.

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Drs. Jose Manautou and Xiaobo Zhong were interviewed in an article on WIRED.

Drs. Jose Manautou and Xiaobo Zhong were interviewed in an article on UConn Today.

Drs. Jose Manautou and Xiaobo Zhong were interviewed in an article on The Daily Campus.

Two papers on DMD and Molecular Pharmacology are discussed by an article on UConn Today.

Liming Chen is highlighted on UConn Today as Molecular Pharmacology's April 2020 trainee author.

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Achievement and Awards

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2020 Liming Mol Pharm Highlighted Author

Yifan Bao is the highlighted trainee author in Drug Metabolism and Disposition May 2022 issue.

Xiao-bo Zhong has been approved by the Board of Publications Trustees to serve as an Associate Editor for Drug Metabolism and Disposition.

Mike Zientek and Xiaobo Zhong will serve as co-chairs for 13th International ISSX and 24th MDO Joint Meeting in Seattle, Washington, in September 11-14, 2022.

Xiao-bo Zhong serves as Chair of the Division for Drug Metabolism and Disposition (DDMD) of ASPET in 2021-2022.

Liming Chen is the Molecular Pharmacology Highlighted Trainee Author for the April 2020 issue.

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Liming Chen received the 2019 Edward A. and Lamia H. Khairallah Fellowship Award ($1,500) to support his research in 2019 summer.

Yifan Bao received the 2020 Edward A. and Lamia H. Khairallah Fellowship Award ($1,000) to support her research in 2020 summer.

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Graduation and Future Career

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Ming May Zhang received a Pharm.D. degree in May 2022. She is a residency at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Kristy Zhang received a Pharm.D. degree in May 2022. She is a residency at Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington DC.

Yifan Bao received a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in August, 2021. She is a scientist at Johnson & Johnson, Wayne, PA.

Parimal Pande received a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in May 2021. He is an Associate Director at Johnson & Johnson, Wayne, PA

Liming Chen received a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in May, 2020. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.

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Yifan Bao received a MSc degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in May, 2019. She is a Ph.D. student at UConn School of Pharmacy.

Yangzhou Li received a Pharm.D. degree in May, 2019. She is a regulatory affairs specialist at Aleon Pharma International in New Jersey.

Sabrina Ilham received a Pharm.D. degree in May, 2019. She is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident at Concord Hospital, New Hampshire

Stephanie Piekos received her Ph.D. degree in August, 2018. She works as a Principal Scientist at Beohringer Ingelheim in Ridgefield, CT.

Chad Pope received his Ph.D. degree in August, 2017. He works as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in Lawrence, Kansas.