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  • Dr. Zhenyu Cheng, PhD

Appointments:

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Affiliations:

Dalhousie University

Research Interests:

Antibiotic Persistence, Bacteriology, Cancer Biology, Host Defence, Microbial Pathogenesis, Genomics and Proteomics

The overall research plan in the Cheng lab is to identify signaling components in both host immunity and bacterial pathogenesis pathways and to establish a framework for placing these diverse components into an integrated network, and then to use the knowledge from these studies to develop novel strategies to defend against pathogen attack. In addition, we also study the signal transduction events involved in various diseases, including cancers and developmental diseases. 

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Zhenyu Cheng is an Associate Member

Phone:

(902) 494-7829

Contact:

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Dalhousie University, 5850 College Street, P.O. Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
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