Zhouxi (Josie) Wang










Graduate Student (2008-2013)

Undergraduate Institution: Donghua University, Shanghai, China

Current Institution: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

Research project(s):

Computer-aided drug design for Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT)

Molecular modeling methodology development for annotation of biochemical functions of enzymes in superfamilies

Personal Interest(s):  Yoga, traveling, history and new technology

Conference Presentations:
2011 Protein Society Conference, Boston, MA

2010 ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA

2010 ISMB Conference Boston, MA

2009 ASMS, Philadelphia, PA


  1. Nicholas D. Bland , Cuihua Wang , Craig Tallman , Alden E. Gustafson , Zhouxi Wang , Trent D. Ashton , Stefan O. Ochiana , Gregory McAllister , Kristina Cotter , Anna P. Fang , Lara Gechijian , Norman Garceau , Ranjiv Gangurde , Ron Ortenberg , Mary Jo Ondrechen , Robert K. Campbell , and Michael P. Pollastri  Pharmacological Validation of Trypanosoma brucei Phosphodiesterases B1 and B2 as Druggable Targets for African Sleeping Sickness, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, published online, print version in press
  2. Zhouxi Wang, Tomas Rejtar, Zhaohui Sunny Zhou and Barry L. Karger,  Desulfurization of Cysteine-Containing Peptides Resulting from Sample Preparation for Protein Characterization by MS, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 2010, 24(3):267-275
  3. Jacob Grunwald, Tomas Rejtar, Rupa Sawant, Zhouxi Wang, Vladimir P. Torchilin,  TAT Peptide and Its Conjugates: Proteolytic Stability Bioconjugate Chemistry 2009, 20 (8): 1531–1537
  4. Youwei Zhang, Zhouxi Wang, Yansong Wang, Jiongxin Zhao and Chengxun Wu, Facile preparation of pH-responsive gelatin-based core–shell polymeric nanoparticles at high concentrations via template polymerization, Polymer 2007, 48(19): 5639-5645
  5. Zhouxi Wang, Youwei Zhang, Yansong Wang, Jiongxin Zhao, Chengxun Wu,  A Way to Prepare Core-Shell Biocompatible Polymeric Nano-particles from Gelatin and Acrylic acid, Journal of Macromolecular Science 2006, 43(11): 1779-1786
  6. Youwei Zhang, Ming Jiang, Jiongxin Zhao, Zhouxi Wang, Hongjin Dou, Daoyun Chen,  pH Responsive Core-Shell Particles and Hollow Sphere Attained by Macro molecular Self-Assembly, Langmuir 2005, 21(4): 1531-1538.