Wei Zhang PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow in Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Genetics: DiMaio Lab

Research Interests

The entry of human papillomavirus more...


  • B.S., Wuhan University, 2006
  • Ph.D., University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, 2012

Selected Publications

  • Popa A*, Zhang W*, Harrison M, Goodner K, Kazakov T, Goodwin E, Lipovsky A, Burd C, DiMaio D. (2015) Direct binding of the retromer to human papillomavirus 16 minor capsid protein L2 mediates endosome escape during virus entry. PLoS Pathogens. 11: e1004699. (*Co-first author). PMID: 25693203
  • Lipovsky, A, Zhang, W, Iwasaki, A, DiMaio, D. (2015). Application of the proximity-dependent assay and fluorescence imaging approaches to study viral entry pathways. Methods in Molecular Biology: Membrane Trafficking, 2nd edition. 1270: 437-451. PMID: 25702134
  • Zhang W, Kazakov T, Popa A and DiMaio D. (2014). Vesicular Trafficking of Incoming Human Papillomavirus 16 to the Golgi Apparatus and Endoplasmic Reticulum Requires gamma-Secretase Activity. MBio 5: e01777-14. PMID: 25227470



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