Department of Biological Sciences

College of Science

Marshall University                                                                   

                                                                                                                                              The Zhu Laboratory

    Our lab has two research interests:
  •  Understanding the molecular basis of mammalian fertilization and early embryonic development




                                                                A model of egg-sperm interaction

  • Understanding the molecular basis of human cancer




                 Elevated expression of a PIWI-like protein in mitotic cancer cells

               Left panel: DAPI staining for DNA; Right panel: Green immunofluorescent staining for PIWIL4 



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last updated: 9/2014