U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jinwei Zhang

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Tel: 301-402-4703
Email: zhangj14@mail.nih.gov

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  • Reserch FellowNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH2011-2015
  • Research AssociateHoward Hughes Medical Institute and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center2009-2011
  • Ph.D.University of Wisconsin-Madison2009
  • B.S.Peking University2002

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Jinwei Zhang, Ph.D., Stadtman Tenure-Track Investigator

Acting Section Chief, Structural Biology of Noncoding RNAs and Ribonucleoproteins SectionLaboratory of Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology/Infectious diseases (non-viral)
  • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
  • RNA Biology
  • Structural Biology
  • Virology


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Zhang J, Ferré-D'Amaré AR. Dramatic improvement of crystals of large RNAs by cation replacement and dehydration. Structure. 2014 Sep 2; 22 (2014 Sep 2; 9; 22):1363-1371. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhang J, Ferré-D'Amaré AR. Direct evaluation of tRNA aminoacylation status by the T-box riboswitch using tRNA-mRNA stacking and steric readout. Mol Cell. 2014 Jul 3; 55 (55; 1; 2014 Jul 3):148-55. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhang J, Ferré-D'Amaré AR. Co-crystal structure of a T-box riboswitch stem I domain in complex with its cognate tRNA. Nature. 2013 Aug 15; 500 (500; 2013 Aug 15; 7462):363-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhang J, Palangat M, Landick R. Role of the RNA polymerase trigger loop in catalysis and pausing. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2010 Jan; 17 (17; 2010 Jan; 1):99-104. [Full Text/Abstract]