Wang Zaizhao

Zaizhao Wang, Professor

Department of Aquaculture

College of Animal Science and Technology

Northwest A&F University

22 Xinong Road

Yangling, Shaanxi 712100 China

Tel: +86-29-87092139

Fax: +86-29-87092164



MS Nankai University, hydrobiology, 1997

PhD Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, marine biology, 2000

Research experience:

Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, molecular mechanism for growth and disease in Chinese shrimp, 2004

Center for Biochemistry and Genomic Medicine, Medical College of Geogia USA, molecular genetics for type I diabetes, 2007

Research interests:

Research interests include aquatic toxicology, endocrine disruption of environmental estrogens using model fish, molecular mechanism for influences of endocrine disrupting chemical on animal sex differentiation and development using model fish.


Aquatic ecology for aquaculture spring 2009-present

Selected topic on advanced hydrobiology fall 2008-present


Wang JJ, Liu XL, Wang HP Wu TT, Hu XQ, Qin F, Wang ZZ. 2010. Expression of two cytochrome P450 aromatase genes is regulated by endocrine disrupting chemicals in rare minnow Gobiocypris rarus juveniles. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. Part C: Toxicol. Pharmacol. Doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc. 2010.05.007

Ding KH, Wang ZZ, Hamrick MW, et al. 2006. Disordered osteoclast formation in RAGE-deficient mouse establishes an essential role for RAGE in diabetes related bone loss. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 340, 1091-1097.

Zhang JQ, Li FH, Wang ZZ, et al. 2006. Cloning, expression and identification of ferritin from Chinese shrimp, Fenneropenaeus chinensis. J. Biotechnol.125, 173-184.

Liu BZ, Dong B, Xiang JH,Wang ZZ. The phylogeny of native and exotic scallops cultured in China based on 16S rDNA sequences. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 2007, 25(1): 85-90.

Zhang JQ, Li FH, Wang ZZ, et al. 2007. Cloning and recombinant expression of a crustin-like gene from Chinese shrimp, Fenneropenaeus chinensis. J. Biotechnol. 127, 605-14.

Mi QS, Zhou L, Grattan M, Wang ZZ, Sivilotti M, She JX, Delovitch TL. 2006. Characterizationof PAF-AH Ib1 in NOD mice: PAF-AH may not be a candidate gene of the diabetes susceptibility Idd4.1 locus. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1079, 147-152.

Zhang JQ, Li FH, Wang ZZ, Wu CG, Xiang JH. 2006. Expression and purification of recombinant Fenneropenaeus chinensis molt-inhibiting hormone in E. coli. Chinese High Technol. Lett., 16, 301-306.

Jiao CZ, Wang ZZ, Li FH, Xiang JH. 2004. Cloning, sequencing and expression analysis of cDNA encoding a constitutive heat shock protein 70(HSC70) in Fenneropenaeus chinensis. Chinese Science Bulletin 49, 2385-2393.

Wang ZZ, Xiang JH. 2003. Cloning and analysis of three genes encoding type CHH family neuropeptides from Fennropenaeus chinensis. Aata Genetica Sinica 30, 961-966.

Wang ZZ, Jiao CZ, Zhang XJ, Xiang JH. 2003. Molecular cloning and sequence analysis of full length cDNA encoding molt-inhibiting hormone from Fennropenaeus chinensis. Aata Genetica Sinica 30, 128-134.

Wang ZZ, Xiang JH. 2002. Molecular cloning and sequencing of a cDNA encoding partial molt-inhibiting hormone from Penaeus chinensis. Chinese J. Oceanol. Liminol. 20, 232-236.