Prof. Dr. Yang Zhang


Academic positionAssociate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Reader
Research fieldsBiophysics,Biophysical Chemistry,Elementary Particle Physics
KeywordsProtein design and drug discovery, Protein structures prediction, Protein-protein interaction

Current contact address

CountryUnited States of America
CityAnn Arbor
InstitutionUniversity of Michigan

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Ta-chung MengInstitut für Theoretische Physik (WE 2), Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin
Start of initial sponsorship01/01/1997


1996Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2001Haijun Zhou, Yang Zhang, Zhong-can Ou-Yang, Stuart M. Lindsay, Xi-Z. Feng, Pichumani Balagurumoorthy, Rodney E. Harrington: Conforming and Rigidity of DNA Micorcircles Containing waf1 Response Element for p53 Regulatory Protein. In: J. Mol. Biol., 2001, 227-238
2001Haijun Zhou, Yang Zhang: Pulling hairpinned polynucleotide chains: Does base-pair stacking interaction matter?. In: Journal of Chemical Physics, 2001, 8694-8700
2001Haijun Zhou, Yang Zhang, Zhong-Can Ou-Yang: Stretch-Induced Hairpin-Coil Transitions in Designed Polynucleotide Chains. In: Physical Review Letters, 2001, 356-359
2001Yang Zhang, Haijun Zhou, Zhong-Can Ou-Yang: Stretching Single-Stranded DNA: Interplay of Electrostatic, Base-Pairing, and Base-Pair Stacking Interactions. In: Biophysical Journal, 2001, 1133-1143
2000Yang Zhang: Approach to Monte Carlo calculation of the buckling of supercoiled DNA loops. In: Physical Review E, 2000, 5923-5926
2000Haijun Zhou, Yang Zhang, Zhong-can Ou-Yang: Elastic property of single double-stranded DNA molecules: Theoretical study and comparison with experiments. In: Physical Review E, 2000, 1045-1058
2000Yang Zhang, Zhou Haijun, Ou-Yang Zhong-can: Monte Carlo Implementation of Supercoiled Double-Stranded DNA. In: Biophysical Journal, 2000, 1979-1987
1999Zhou Haijun, Yang Zhang, Ou-Yang Zhong-can: Bending and Base-Stacking interactions in Double-Stranded DNA. In: Physical Review Letters, 1999, 4560-4563