The role of Transcription Factor 2I in neurodevelopmental disorder models

Title:The role of Transcription Factor 2I in neurodevelopmental disorder models
Time:3:00 PM. Nov 17th, 2016

Location:218 Conference Room of Chengzhi building,  Medical College of Xiamen University

Speaker:Zhong-Ping Feng, MD, MSc, PhD, Professor

         Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Introduction:

    Dr. Zhong-Ping Feng is a tenured Professor, PhD Supervisor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, and the Director of Collaborative Program In Neuroscience at the University of Toronto, Canada. Currently, she is Treasurer of the Canadian Physiological Society. She received a PhD degree in Neuroscience from the University of Calgary and an MSc degree in Pharmacology from the University of Alberta in Canada, and a Medical Degree from Zhongshan Medical College (Residency in Peking Union Hospital) in China. She obtained her postdoctoral training at the University of Calgary and was a Scientist at the NeuroMed Drug Company at Vancouver in Canada. Since started her lab at the University of Toronto in 2003, she has led her team to investigate the biophysical and pharmacological properties of ion channels, and calcium-dependent regulatory mechanisms of neurodevelopment, neural plasticity, neurodegeneration and regeneration medicine. She has been awarded for many research grants and personal awards from NSERC, CIHR, HSFC, and CFI. She published more than 120 research articles and reviews.