Joe Z Zhao

Contact Information:
Joe Z Zhao


Zhao, Joe Z. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Pathology -Alfred M. Shideler Professor of Pathology

Center of:

Peggy & Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center -


Dept. of Biochem. & Biophys., Oregon State University   Ph.D.   1990
Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, China   B.S.   1984

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Protein tyrosine kinases Protein tyrosine phosphatases Cell signaling Hematological diseases Myeloproliferative neoplasms Hematopoietic stem cells and stem cell aging Autophagy and muscle maintenance Animal models: mice and C. elegans worms Natural products Tyrosine kinase and phosphatase assay development and inhibitor screening


Research Projects:

Tyrosine Phosphatases in Signal Transduction
Tyrosine Kinase JAK2 and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Tyrosine Phosphatase PTP-MEG2 and Hematopoiesis
MTM Phosphatases in Sarcopenia and Aging
Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases as Targets of Polyphenolic Antioxidants

Selected Publications:

Transgenic Expression of JAK2V617F Causes Myeloproliferative Disorders in Mice
2011    Shu Xing, Wanting Tina Ho, Wanming Zhao, Junfeng Ma, Shaofeng Wang, Xuesong Xu, Qingshan Li, Xueqi Fu, Mingjiang Xu, Zhizhuang Joe Zhao
Tea contains potent inhibitors of tyrosine phosphatase PTP1B
2011    Junfeng Ma, Zhe Li, Shu Xing, Wanting T Ho, Xueqi Fu, Zhizhuang Joe Zhao
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun
Relevance of JAK2V617F positivity to hematological diseases - survey of samples from a clinical genetics laboratory
2011    2. Wanming Zhao, Rufei Gao, Jiyun Lee, Shu Xing, Wanting T Ho, Xueqi Fu, Shibo L, Zhizhuang Joe Zhao
J. Hematol. Oncol
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