Weizhe Hong, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry


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Hong Weizhe, Kennedy Ann, Burgos-Artizzu Xavier P, Zelikowsky Moriel, Navonne Santiago G, Perona Pietro, Anderson David J   Automated measurement of mouse social behaviors using depth sensing, video tracking, and machine learning Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015; 112(38): E5351-60.
Pearce Margaret M P, Spartz Ellen J, Hong Weizhe, Luo Liqun, Kopito Ron R   Prion-like transmission of neuronal huntingtin aggregates to phagocytic glia in the Drosophila brain Nature communications, 2015; 6(38): 6768.
Ward Alex, Hong Weizhe, Favaloro Vincenzo, Luo Liqun   Toll receptors instruct axon and dendrite targeting and participate in synaptic partner matching in a Drosophila olfactory circuit Neuron, 2015; 85(5): 1013-28.
Hong Weizhe, Kim Dong-Wook, Anderson David J   Antagonistic control of social versus repetitive self-grooming behaviors by separable amygdala neuronal subsets Cell, 2014; 158(6): 1348-61.
Hong Weizhe, Luo Liqun   Genetic control of wiring specificity in the fly olfactory system Genetics, 2014; 196(1): 17-29.
Hong Weizhe   Science & SciLifeLab Prize. Assembly of a neural circuit Science (New York, N.Y.), 2013; 342(6163): 1186.
Hong Weizhe, Wu Ye E, Fu Xinmiao, Chang Zengyi   Chaperone-dependent mechanisms for acid resistance in enteric bacteria Trends in microbiology, 2012; 20(7): 328-35.
Hong Weizhe, Mosca Timothy J, Luo Liqun   Teneurins instruct synaptic partner matching in an olfactory map Nature, 2012; 484(7393): 201-7.
Mosca Timothy J, Hong Weizhe, Dani Vardhan S, Favaloro Vincenzo, Luo Liqun   Trans-synaptic Teneurin signalling in neuromuscular synapse organization and target choice Nature, 2012; 484(7393): 237-41.
de Wit Joris, Hong Weizhe, Luo Liqun, Ghosh Anirvan   Role of leucine-rich repeat proteins in the development and function of neural circuits Annual review of cell and developmental biology, 2011; 27(7393): 697-729.
Hong Weizhe, Luo Liqun   Dendritic tiling through TOR signalling The EMBO journal, 2009; 28(24): 3783-4.
Hong Weizhe, Zhu Haitao, Potter Christopher J, Barsh Gabrielle, Kurusu Mitsuhiko, Zinn Kai, Luo Liqun   Leucine-rich repeat transmembrane proteins instruct discrete dendrite targeting in an olfactory map Nature neuroscience, 2009; 12(12): 1542-50.
Wu Ye E, Hong Weizhe, Liu Chong, Zhang Lingqing, Chang Zengyi   Conserved amphiphilic feature is essential for periplasmic chaperone HdeA to support acid resistance in enteric bacteria The Biochemical journal, 2008; 412(2): 389-97.
Jiao Wangwang, Hong Weizhe, Li Pulin, Sun Shihu, Ma Jing, Qian Mengding, Hu Mengdie, Chang Zengyi   The dramatically increased chaperone activity of small heat-shock protein IbpB is retained for an extended period of time after the stress condition is removed The Biochemical journal, 2008; 410(1): 63-70.
Liu Chong, Mao Kai, Zhang Meng, Sun Zhaogang, Hong Weizhe, Li Chuanyou, Peng Bo, Chang Zengyi   The SH3-like domain switches its interaction partners to modulate the repression activity of mycobacterial iron-dependent transcription regulator in response to metal ion fluctuations The Journal of biological chemistry, 2008; 283(4): 2439-53.
Hong Weizhe, Jiao Wangwang, Hu Jicheng, Zhang Junrui, Liu Chong, Fu Xinmiao, Shen Dan, Xia Bin, Chang Zengyi   Periplasmic protein HdeA exhibits chaperone-like activity exclusively within stomach pH range by transforming into disordered conformation The Journal of biological chemistry, 2005; 280(29): 27029-34.
Liu Yang, Fu Xinmiao, Shen Jia, Zhang Hui, Hong Weizhe, Chang Zengyi   Periplasmic proteins of Escherichia coli are highly resistant to aggregation: reappraisal for roles of molecular chaperones in periplasm Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 2004; 316(3): 795-801.