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Profile for Zonghan Dai, PhD

Zonghan Dai

Zonghan Dai, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Director
  • Division Chief of Research
Office Phone: 806-414-9338
Mail Address: 1406 S Coulter St
Amarillo TX 79106-1786

Research Interests

Actin dynamics, Bcr-Abl, Abl interactors (Abi), Signal Transduction, Cancer Metastasis, Breast Cancer, Leukemia, Cytoskeleton Remodeling, Growth Factors.

Selected Publications:

  • Jiang P, Tang H, Hudgins H, Smalligan T, Walker R, Lockman PR, Liu X, Dai Z. Dissection of the Abl interactor 1 signaling in metastatic breast cancer cells.. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2016;(P6-01-14).
  • Zuo B, Li M, Liu Y, Li K, Ma S, Cui M, Qin Y, Zhu H, Pan X, Guo J, Dai Z, Yu W. G-protein coupled receptor 34 activates Erk and phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt pathways and functions as alternative pathway to mediate p185Bcr-Abl-induced transformation and leukemogenesis.. Leukemia & lymphoma 2015;56(7):2170-81.
  • Liu B, Li C, Liu Z, Dai Z, Tao Y. Increasing extracellular matrix collagen level and MMP activity induces cyst development in polycystic kidney disease. BMC Nephrology 2012;13:109.
  • Liu Z, Tang H, Dai Z, McNiece I. Polycystic kidney disease 1 gene in fibroblast and cystic disease progression.. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting 2012.
  • Zhuang C, Tang H, Dissanaike SD, Cobos E, Tao Y, Dai Z. Cdk1-Mediated Phosphorylation Of Abi1 Attanuates Bcr-Abl-Induced F-Actin Assembly And Tyrosine Phosphorylation Of Wave Complex During Mitosis. J. Biol. Chem 2011;286(44):38614-26.