Department of pharmacology and toxicology
University of Texas
Kangling Zhang is an associate professor of University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed his B.S degree in Chemistry from Anhui University, in 1984, his M.S from University of the Pacific in Biochemistry in 1997 and Ph.D from University of California at San Francisco in Mass Spectrometry in the year 2000. He served as an Assistant Researcher in Mount Sinai University, New York in 1998, senior scientist in ISN pharmaceuticals Costa Mesa. He is an associate professor in the division of Pharmacology and also a director of Mass Spectrometry in Loma Linda, CA from 2007.
Histone modifications, DNA methylation/demethylation in epigenetic modulation and regulation of gene expression and their importance in cell differentiation and diseases. Elucidation of epigenetic networks in which protein expression and metabolomic pathways are involved by proteomic and biological approaches