Zemin Zhou, PhD

Research Interests

  • Antigen Processing and Presentation
  • Autoreactive T Cell Development
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Redox Biochemistry
  • Novel Techniques in Immunology

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Pathology - Research Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Microbiology and Immunology

Academic Office Information

  • 801-213-0966
  • Department of Pathology
    EEJ Medical Research Building, Room: 1124
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Email: zemin.zhou@path.utah.edu

Education History

Type School Degree
Internship ARUP Laboratories
Clinical Immunology
Intern
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Microbiology and Immunology
Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training Huazhong Agricultural University
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ph.D.
Undergraduate Huazhong Agricultural University
Agronomy
B.S.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Doctoral Training Huazhong Agricultural University
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ph.D. China
Undergraduate Huazhong Agricultural University
Agronomy
B.S. China

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Zhao P, Wang P, Dong S, Zhou Z, Cao Y, Yagita H, He X, Zheng S, Fisher S, Fujinami R, Chen M (2019). Depletion of PD-1-positive cells ameliorates autoimmune disease. Nat Biomed Eng, 3, 292-305.
  2. Zhou Z, Reyes-Vargas E, Escobar H, Chang KY, Barker AP, Rockwood AL, Delgado JC, He X, Jensen PE (2017). Peptidomic analysis of type 1 diabetes associated HLA-DQ molecules and the impact of HLA-DM on peptide repertoire editing. Eur J Immunol, 47(2), 314-326.
  3. Zhou Z, Reyes-Vargas E, Escobar H, Rudd B, Rockwood AL, Delgado JC, He X, Jensen PE (2016). Type 1 diabetes associated HLA-DQ2 and DQ8 molecules are relatively resistant to HLA-DM mediated release of invariant chain-derived CLIP peptides. Eur J Immunol, 46(4), 834-45.
  4. Zhou Z, He X, Jensen PE (2014). Molecular identification of an MHC class Ib (H2-Q9) restricted T cell receptor specific for a mouse polyomavirus peptide VP2.139. Austin J Clin Immunol, 1(3), 8-15.
  5. Zhou Z, Callaway KA, Weber DA, Jensen PE (2009). Cutting edge: HLA-DM functions through a mechanism that does not require specific conserved hydrogen bonds in class II MHC-peptide complexes. J Immunol, 183(7), 4187-91.
  6. Hu L, Wu H, Zhou Z, Lin Y (2007). Introduction of citrate synthase gene into an elite indica rice restorer line Minghui 86 by Agrobacterium mediated method. Molecular Plant Breeding, 4(2), 160-166.

Review

  1. Zhou Z, Jensen PE (2013). Structural Characteristics of HLA-DQ that May Impact DM Editing and Susceptibility to Type-1 Diabetes. [Review]. Frontiers in Immunology, 4, 262.