Titles and Roles
- J. Erskine Love Jr. Endowed Chair in Engineering Regents' Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
- Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
- Research Program
- Cancer Cell Biology
Cheng Zhu, PhD, MS, is the J. Erskine Love Jr. Endowed Chair in Engineering Regents' Professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech School of Engineering and Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Zhu is a member of the Cancer Cell Biology research program at Winship Cancer Institute.
Dr. Zhu received his PhD and his MS from Columbia University in New York, New York.
The goal of Dr. Zhu's research is to gain a fundamental understanding of important biological processes at the level of cells and molecules, and their relations to human health and diseases. Current research projects in the Zhu lab focus on the adhesion and signaling molecules in the immune system and the vascular system. The experiments utilize state-of-the-art technologies, including micropipette manipulation, atomic force microscopy, biomembrane force probe, and real-time laser scanning confocal microscopy.
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