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Zou Wei, professor and doctoral supervisorand researcher from the Fourth Affiliated Hospital Zhejiang University Schoolof Medicine and Zhejiang University Institute of Translational Medicine as wellas candidate of the “Hundred Talents Program” of Zhejiang University. ProfessorZou has published 7 research papers in international famous journals including DevelopmentalCell, Elife, Journal of Cell Biology and Plos Genetics as the first author(including co-author) or corresponding author.

Major research direction:

(1) Molecular mechanism of neuronal dendritedevelopment;

(2) Molecular mechanism neurodegeneration;

(3) Screening of small molecule drugs inhibitingneurodegeneration and its molecular mechanism.

Team members:

Group leader: Zou Wei, researcher anddoctoral supervisor

Research assistant: Chen Ruijie

Doctoral candidate: Zhao Ting, Wang Jie

Master degree candidate: Zhao Weixia, WangXiaojie

Projects under research:

1. Program of National Natural ScienceFoundation of China: Study on MolecularMechanism of Caenorhabditis Elegans Dendrite Receptor Protein DMA-1 Promotingthe Formation of Dendrite Branching

2. Program of Zhejiang University – StanfordUniversity Exchange Foundation: Mechanismof Action of Nerve Cells and Immune Cells in Neurodegenerative Diseases