Mei Zhou

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  • Room 02.009 - Clinical Science A

    United Kingdom

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Open to PhD applications in the field of natural bioactive peptide discovery, peptide pharmacology, therapeutic peptide design and development.

20052020

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Interests

Dr. Zhou's main research interest is in evaluating the potential of novel peptides isolated from a variety of sources, including Traditional Chinese Medicines, leading to the development of new therapeutics. This involves isolation and structural characterisation of peptides/proteins, and determination and validation of targets.

Teaching

Undergraduate level

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PMY3072

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

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PMY4005

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Postgraduate level

MPhil programme in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

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Projects

Research Output

A Novel Antimicrobial Peptide (Kassinatuerin-3) Isolated from the Skin Secretion of the African Frog, Kassina senegalensis

Wang, H., He, H., Chen, X., Zhou, M., Wei, M., Xi, X., Ma, C., Du, Q., Chen, T., Shaw, C. & Wang, L., 02 Jul 2020, In : Biology. 9, 7, 14 p., 148.

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    Enhanced Antimicrobial Activity of N-Terminal Derivatives of a Novel Brevinin-1 Peptide from The Skin Secretion of Odorrana schmackeri

    Zhou, X., Liu, Y., Gao, Y., Wang, Y., Xia, Q., Zhong, R., Ma, C., Zhou, M., Xi, X., Shaw, C., Chen, T., Wu, D., Kwok, H. F. & Wang, L., 30 Jul 2020, In : Toxins. p. 1-30

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    Activities

    Diego Alejandro Falico

    Mei Zhou (Host)

    Feb 2016Jul 2016

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

    Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress

    Mei Zhou (Participant)

    11 May 201614 May 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Henry Kwork

    Mei Zhou (Host)

    Oct 2015Sep 2016

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

    Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine

    Mei Zhou (Visitor)

    13 Jul 201519 Jul 2015

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology (Journal)

    Mei Zhou (Peer reviewer)

    Jan 2014

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Thesis

    A bioactive peptide, QUB-1813, from the defensive skin secretion of the Chinese Large Odorous Frog, Rana (Odorrana) livida

    Author: Fang, Q., 17 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Wang, L. (Supervisor), Wu, Y. (Supervisor), Chen, T. (Supervisor) & Zhou, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

    A bioactive peptide, QUB-2048, from the defensive skin secretion of Phyllomedusa tomopterna

    Author: Dong, B., 17 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Wu, Y. (Supervisor), Chen, T. (Supervisor), Wang, L. (Supervisor) & Zhou, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

    A bioactive peptide from the frog skin secretion of Pelophylax nigromaculatus GAPKGCWTKSYPPKPCS-NH2

    Author: Chen, Y., Aug 2018

    Supervisor: Shaw, C. (Supervisor), Chen, T. (Supervisor), Wang, L. (Supervisor), Zhou, M. (Supervisor), Xi, X. (Supervisor) & Ma, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

    A Bioactive Peptide from the Skin of the Chinese Torrent Frog, Amolops wuyiensis

    Author: Lu, K., 25 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Shaw, C. (Supervisor), Chen, T. (Supervisor), Zhou, M. (Supervisor), Wang, L. (Supervisor), Xi, X. (Supervisor) & Ma, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

    A bioactive peptide from the skin secretion of the bamboo leaf odorous frog, Odorrana versabilis

    Author: Wang, Y., 25 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Chen, T. (Supervisor), Wang, L. (Supervisor), Xi, X. (Supervisor) & Zhou, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters