Zhongyuan (Zach) Zuo

Zhongyuan (Zach) Zuo


Contact Information

Tel: (832) 824-8750
Email: zhongyuz@bcm.edu


Research Interests


Publications

Marcogliese PC, Shashi V, Spillmann RC, Stong N, Rosenfeld JA, Koenig MK, Martínez-Agosto JA, Herzog M, Chen AH, Dickson PI, Lin HJ, Vera MU, Salamon N, Graham JM Jr, Ortiz D, Infante E, Steyaert W, Dermaut B, Poppe B, Chung HL, Zuo Z, Lee PT, Kanca O, Xia F, Yang Y, Smith EC, Jasien J, Kansagra S, Spiridigliozzi G, El-Dairi M, Lark R, Riley K, Koeberl DD, Golden-Grant K; Program for Undiagnosed Diseases (UD-PrOZA); Undiagnosed Diseases Network, Yamamoto S, Wangler MF, Mirzaa G, Hemelsoet D, Lee B, Nelson SF, Goldstein DB, Bellen HJ, Pena LDM (2018) IRF2BPL is associated with neurological phenotypes. American Journal of Human Genetics 103:245-260.  [Abstract]
Lin G, Lee PT, Chen K, Mao D, Tan KL, Zuo Z, Lin WW, Wang L, Bellen HJ (2018) Phospholipase PLA2G6, a Parkinsonism-associated gene, affects Vps26 and Vps35, retromer function, and ceramide levels, similar to α-Synuclein gain. Cell Metabolism 28:605-618.  [Abstract]
Lee PT, Zirin J, Kanca O, Lin WW, Schulze KL, Li-Kroeger D, Tao R, Devereaux C, Hu Y, Chung V, Fang Y, He Y, Pan H, Ge M, Zuo Z, Housden BE, Mohr SE, Yamamoto S, Levis RW, Spradling AC, Perrimon N, Bellen HJ (2018) A gene-specific T2A-GAL4 library for DrosophilaeLife 7:e35574.  [Abstract]
Ugur B, Bao H, Stawarski M, Duraine LR, Zuo Z, Lin YQ, Neely GG, Macleod GT, Chapman ER, Bellen HJ (2017) The Krebs cycle enzyme Isocitrate Dehydrogenase 3A couples mitochondrial metabolism to synaptic transmission. Cell Reports 21:3794-3806.  [Abstract]
Luo X, Rosenfeld JA, Yamamoto S, Harel T, Zuo Z, Hall M, Wierenga KJ, Pastore MT, Bartholomew D, Delgado MR, Rotenberg J, Lewis RA, Emrick L, Bacino CA, Eldomery MK, Coban Akdemir Z, Xia F, Yang Y, Lalani SR, Lotze T, Lupski JR, Lee B, Bellen HJ, Wangler MF; Members of the UDN (2017) Clinically severe CACNA1A alleles affect synaptic function and neurodegeneration differentially. PLoS Genetics 13:e1006905.  [Abstract]
Nagarkar-Jaiswal S, Manivannan SN, Zuo Z, Bellen HJ (2017) A cell cycle-independent, conditional gene inactivation strategy for differentially tagging wild-type and mutant cells. eLife 6:e26420.  [Abstract]
Chouhan AK, Guo C, Hsieh YC, Ye H, Senturk M, Zuo Z, Li Y, Chatterjee S, Botas J, Jackson GR, Bellen HJ, Shulman JM (2016) Uncoupling neuronal death and dysfunction in Drosophila models of neurodegenerative disease. Acta Neuropathologica Communications 4:62.  [Abstract]
Mavor LM, Miao H, Zuo Z, Holly RM, Xie Y, Loerke D, Blankenship JT (2016) Rab8 directs furrow ingression and membrane addition during epithelial formation in Drosophila melanogasterDevelopment 143:892-903.  [Abstract]
David-Morrison G, Xu Z, Rui YN, Charng WL, Jaiswal M, Yamamoto S, Xiong B, Zhang K, Sandoval H, Duraine L, Zuo Z, Zhang S, Bellen HJ (2016) WAC regulates mTOR activity by acting as an adaptor for the TTT and Pontin/Reptin complexes. Developmental Cell 36:139-151.  [Abstract]
Nagarkar-Jaiswal S, DeLuca SZ, Lee PT, Lin WW, Pan H, Zuo Z, Lv J, Spradling AC, Bellen HJ (2015) A genetic toolkit for tagging intronic MiMIC containing genes. eLife 4:e08469.  [Abstract]
Holly RM, Mavor LM, Zuo Z, Blankenship JT (2015) A rapid, membrane-dependent pathway directs furrow formation through RalA in the early Drosophila embryo. Development 142:2316-2328.  [Abstract]