Zhen W.

Zhen W.

Molecular Biologist, Depixus

I'd like to develop my professional network
 

Currently employed at Depixus (previously Picoseq)

Previous: Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure, MRC-LMB, Univeristy of Cambridge, UK, University of Cambridge

 

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Experiences

 

Molecular Biologist

At Depixus (previously Picoseq)

From January 2016 to Present
 

Post-doc

At Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure

From September 2011 to December 2015
EMBO long-term fellowship (2011-2013), ENS postdoc fellowship (2013-2014) and Labex Memolife with Dr. Hervé Le Hir at Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS), Paris, France. Study the role of exon junction complex (EJC) in regulating splicing and snoRNA biogenesis. ...
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Post-doc

At MRC-LMB

From October 2010 to September 2011
Post-doc in Prof. Jernej Ule's laboratory at MRC-Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge, UK. Study the role of TIA1/TIAL1 protein in regulating 3’ alternative polyadenylation and translation.
 

MRC-LMB And University Of Cambridge, Cambridge

PhD, MRC-LMB and University of Cambridge

From September 2007 to October 2010
Thesis: CLIP predicts the dual role of TIA proteins in regulating alternative splicing and 3' end pre-mRNA processing.
 

PhD student

At MRC-LMB

From September 2007 to October 2010
PhD student with Jernej Ule at Medical Research Council - Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), Cambridge, UK. Study RNA-protein interaction in vivo using UV-crosslinking and immunoprecipitation method (CLIP).
 

Research Assistant

At Univeristy of Cambridge, UK

From August 2004 to September 2007
Research Assistant with Prof. Charles ffrench-Constant at University of Cambridge, Department of Pathology, UK. Study of myelination using an in vitro system of DRG/Oligodendrocyte coculture.
 

Research Assistant

At University of Cambridge

From April 2004 to August 2004
Research assistant with Richard Milner at University of Cambridge, Department of Pathology, UK. Study the effects of integrins on brain endothelial cells.
 

Summer work

At University of Cambridge

From July 2003 to September 2003
With Prof. David Lomas at Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR), UK. Cell model of neuroserpin polymerisation.
 

University Of Cambridge, Cambridge

BA, University of Cambridge

From October 2000 to July 2003
Natural Sciences, Part II Genetics.

Skills

 
  • Cell Culture
  • HPLC
  • Microscopy
  • Microsoft Word
  • Molecular Biology
  • mRNA processing
  • neurodegeneration
  • SDS-PAGE

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