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Zheng Dafeng, PhD Contact Information
Building 38A, Room 3S314C
8600 Rockville Pike MSC 3830
Bethesda, MD 20894-6075
Tel: 301-594-6889

Dapeng Zhang, PhD

Computational Biology Branch

Research Interests

I use computational methods and evolutionary principles/strategy to understand molecular pathways of biological systems.

  • Defining new biochemical activities and biosystems from comparative sequence and genomic analysis
  • Characterization of novel protein families and domains
  • Protein function and structure evolution
  • Development of bioinformatics methods and strategies
  • Functional genomics of physiological and neuroendocrine systems


  • 8/2009 - present: Postdoctoral fellow in NCBI, USA
  • 9/2004 - 7/2009: Ph.D. in Biology, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • 9/2001 - 6/2004: M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Nanjing University, China
  • 9/1997 - 7/2001: B.Sc. in Bioengineering, Northeast Normal University, China

Selected Publications

My publications in PubMed.

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