Peichuan Zhang
  • Research scientist, Acepodia Biotech
Research focus
  • Molecular Biology
Personal information


PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2003

Research focus

Aging, molecular genetics, C. elegans, high-throughput small-molecule screen, siRNA screen


1) Zhang, P., Zhai, Y., Cregg, J., Ang, K.K, Arkin, M. and Kenyon, C. Stress Resistance Screen in a Human Primary Cell Line Identifies Small Molecules That Affect Aging Pathways and Extend Caenorhabditis elegans' Lifespan. G3 (Bethesda). 2020. 10:849-62.

2) Mack, H.I.D., Zhang, P., Fonslow, B.R., and Yates, J.R. The protein kinase MBK-1 contributes to lifespan extension in daf-2 mutant and germline-deficient Caenorhabditis elegans. Aging (Albany NY). 2017. [Epub ahead of print]

3) Zhang, P., Judy, M., Lee, S.J., and Kenyon, C. Direct and indirect gene regulation by a life-extending FOXO protein in C. elegans: roles for GATA factors and lipid gene regulators. Cell Metabolism. 2013. 17:85-100.

4) Henis-Korenblit, S., Zhang, P., Hansen, M., McCormick, M., Lee, S.J., Cary, M., and Kenyon, C. Insulin/IGF-1 signaling mutants reprogram ER stress response regulators to promote longevity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010. 107:9730-5.

5) Yamawaki, T.M., Arantes-Oliveira, N., Berman, J.R., Zhang, P., and Kenyon, C. Independent activities of the germline and somatic reproductive tissues in the regulation of C. elegans’ lifespan. Genetics. 2008. 178:513-26.
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