Hwai-Jong Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.

Hwai-Jong Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties

Biochemistry

Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Molecular Genetics

Signal Transduction

Title

  • Professor
  • Director of Electron Microscopy
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Neurosciences Building

1544 Newton Ct
Davis, CA 95616
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Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 530-752-5323
Phone: 530-754-4159
Fax: 530-757-8827

Emails

Personal:
hjcheng@ucdavis.edu

Clinical Interests

Dr. Cheng's clinical interests are in neuropathology.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Cheng's research interests involve Developmental neurobiology – Axon guidance, Axon pruning and diseases and Mouse genetics and Caenorhabditis elegans genetics.

Division

Pathology

Center/Program Affiliation

Center for Neuroscience

Education

M.D., National Taiwan University, Taipai City, Taiwan, 1989

Ph.D., Cell and Developmental Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge MA 1995

Residency

Pathology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 1989-1991

Professional Memberships

Society for Neuroscience

Honors and Awards

UC Davis Academic Advising Award, 2015

Faculty Service Award, Neuroscience Graduate Group, UC Davis, 2012

Klingenstein Fellowship Award, 2004

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2004

Whitehall Foundation Award, 2003

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Physician Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997

Select Recent Publications

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