Dong Zhang teaches medical biochemistry and specializes in cancer biology, cell biology, and molecular biology. His research focuses on DNA damage checkpoint, DNA repair, and centrosome biogenesis and its effects on the development and treatment of breast and ovarian cancer.

Zhang received his Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from Brandeis University and performed his postdoctoral training at Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard Medical School.

Recent Projects & Research

  • Target Breast Cancer and Ovarian Using Synthetic Lethal Strategy
  • Investigate Crosstalk Between DNA Damage Response and Centrosome Biogenesis
  • Investigate Molecular Mechanism of DNA Damage Checkpoint and DNA Repair

Publications & Presentations

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Honors & Awards

  • Breast Cancer Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Gillette Fellowship, Brandeis University

Courses Taught at NYIT

  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine

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