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Feng-qi Zhao


Deaprtment of animal nutrition and food science
University of Vermont
United States of America

Biography

Dr. Feng-Qi Zhao is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Deaprtment of animal nutrition and food science, , United States of America. His research interests includes My research mainly focuses on the regulation of milk synthesis. Current specific projects include regulation of mammary glucose uptake in supp! orting milk production and hormonal regulation of milk gene expression. In addition, I am also interested in the role of a group of Oct transcription factors in mammary development and tumorigenesis. My research is primarily aimed at the improvement of the productivity of dairy animals in agriculture and the discovery of the causes and possible cure of breast cancer in medicine.. He /she is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals. Dr. Feng-Qi Zhao is the member of many international affiliations. He/ She has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities. He /she has authored of many research articles/books related to My research mainly focuses on the regulation of milk synthesis. Current specific projects include regulation of mammary glucose uptake in supp! orting milk production and hormonal regulation of milk gene expression. In addition, I am also interested in the role of a group of Oct transcription factors in mammary development and tumorigenesis. My research is primarily aimed at the improvement of the productivity of dairy animals in agriculture and the discovery of the causes and possible cure of breast cancer in medicine..

Research Interest

My research mainly focuses on the regulation of milk synthesis. Current specific projects include regulation of mammary glucose uptake in supp! orting milk production and hormonal regulation of milk gene expression. In addition, I am also interested in the role of a group of Oct transcription factors in mammary development and tumorigenesis. My research is primarily aimed at the improvement of the productivity of dairy animals in agriculture and the discovery of the causes and possible cure of breast cancer in medicine.

Publications

  • Zhao FQ, Dixon WT, Kennelly JJ. Localization and gene expression of glucose transporters in bovine mammary gland. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 1996 Sep 1;115(1):127-34.

  • Finucane KA, McFadden TB, Bond JP, Kennelly JJ, Zhao FQ. Onset of lactation in the bovine mammary gland: gene expression profiling indicates a strong inhibition of gene expression in cell proliferation. Functional & integrative genomics. 2008 Aug 1;8(3):251-64.

  • Zhao FQ, Keating AF. Functional properties and genomics of glucose transporters. Current genomics. 2007 Apr 1;8(2):113-28.

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