Weiru Chang

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Biology Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8081
 Location: EST S 238
2:45 pm-3:45 pm
2:45 pm-3:45 pm
11:00 am-1:00 am
Office Hours Additional Information 
Monday/Wednesday also include office hour from 8:00-8:30 in MON 108. Office hours are held in MON 108 (lab) on Mondays and Wednesdays and EST S-238 on Fridays. Open Labs held in MON 108 on various Fridays will be announced.


Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, and Genetics
University of Washington and University of Minnesota
Pharmacology Education
University of Washington (Seattle)
B.S. in Cell and Structural Biology
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
College Service 
2017-Present, Faculty Professional Growth
Publications & Intellectual Contributions 

"DSH-2 regulates asymmetric cell division in the early C. elegans somatic gonad", Chang W, Lloyd CE, Zarkower D. Mechanisms of Development 122(6), 781-9, June 2005.

"A forkhead protein controls sexual identity of the C. elegans male somatic gonad", Chang W, Tilmann C, Thoemke K, Markussen FH, Mathies LD, Kimble J, Zarkower D. Development. 2004 Mar;131(6):1425-36.

"An estrogen receptor-selective coregulator that potentiates the effectiveness of antiestrogens and represses the activity of estrogens". Montano MM, Ekena K, Delage-Mourroux R, Chang W, Martini P, Katzenellenbogen BS. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 1999 Jun 8;96(12):6947-52.

"Clustering of gephyrin at GABAergic but not glutamatergic synapses in cultured rat hippocampal neurons". Craig AM, Banker G, Chang W, McGrath ME, Serpinskaya AS. Journal of Neuroscience. 1996 May 15 ;16(10):3166-77.

"Prospero is a panneural transcription factor that modulates homeodomain protein activity". Hassan B, Li L, Bremer KA, Chang W, Pinsonneault J, Vaessin H. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 1997 Sep 30;94(20):10991-6.