Selected Publications

1. Stefano Berto*, Guang-Zhong Wang*, James Germi, Bradley C. Lega and Genevieve Konopka, Human Genomic Signatures of Brain Oscillations During Memory Encoding. Cerebral Cortex 2017; 1–16, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx083 (Equal contribution).

2. Simone Marini, Nelson Nazzicari, Filippo Biscarini, Guang-Zhong Wang#, Dscam1 Web Server: online prediction of Dscam1 self-and hetero-affinity. Bioinformatics 2017, 33(12):1879-1880 (Co-corresponding author).

3. Guang-Zhong Wang*, T. Grant Belgard*, Deng Mao, Leslie Chen, Stefano Berto, Todd M. Preuss, Hanzhang Lu, Daniel H. Geschwind & Genevieve Konopka, Correspondence between resting state activity and brain gene expression. Neuron 2015, 88(4):659-66. (Equal contribution).

4. Guang-Zhong Wang, Stephanie L. Hickey, Lei Shi, Hung-Chung Huang, Prachi Nakashe, Nobuya Koike, Benjamin P. Tu, Joseph S. Takahashi, and Genevieve Konopka, Cycling transcriptional networks optimize energy utilization on a genome scale. Cell Reports 2015, 13(9):1868-80.

5. Genevieve Konopka, Tara Friedrich, Jeremy Davis-Turak, Kellen Winden, Michael C. Oldham, Fuying Gao, Leslie Chen, Guang-Zhong Wang, Rui Luo, Todd M. Preuss, Daniel H. Geschwind. Human-specific transcriptional networks in the brain. Neuron. 2012, 75(4):601-617.

All Publications

Liqiao Hu, Hao Huang, Mohan Hei1, Yang Yang, Sheng Li, Yunshan Liu, Zhen Dou, Mengying Wu, Jie Li, Guang-zhong Wang, Xuebiao Yao, Hong Liu, Xiaojing He, and Wei Tian. Structural analysis of fungal CENP-H/I/K homologs reveals a conserved assembly mechanism underlying proper chromosome alignment. Nucleic Acids Research. 2019, 47(1): 468–479.

Wei Wang, and Guang-Zhong Wang*. Understanding Molecular Mechanisms of the Brain Through Transcriptomics. Front. Physiol. 2019, 10(214): 1-7.

Stefano Berto*, Guang-Zhong Wang*, James Germi, Bradley C. Lega and Genevieve Konopka, Human Genomic Signatures of Brain Oscillations During Memory Encoding. Cerebral Cortex 2017; 1–16, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx083 (Equal contribution).

Ganlu Hu*, Guang-Zhong Wang#. Decoding nervous system by single-cell RNA sequencing[J]. Quantitative Biology, 2017. 5(3): 210 -214.

Marini, Simone*#,Nazzicari Nelson,Biscarini Filippo,Wang Guang-Zhong#,Dscam1 Web Server: online prediction of Dscam1 self- and hetero-affinity. Bioinformatics 2017, 1.29,1~2.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, T. Grant Belgard*, Deng Mao, Leslie Chen, Stefano Berto, Todd M. Preuss, Hanzhang Lu, Daniel H. Geschwind & Genevieve Konopka, Correspondence between resting state activity and brain gene expression. Neuron 2015, 88(4):659-66. (Equal contribution).

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Stephanie L. Hickey, Lei Shi, Hung-Chung Huang, Prachi Nakashe, Nobuya Koike, Benjamin P. Tu, Joseph S. Takahashi, and Genevieve Konopka, Cycling transcriptional networks optimize energy utilization on a genome scale. Cell Reports 2015, 13(9):1868-80.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Simone Marini*, Xinyun Ma, Qiang Yang, Xuegong Zhang, Yan Zhu. Improvement of Dscam homophilic binding affinity throughout Drosophila evolution. BMC Evol. Biol. 2014, 14 (1), 186 (Equal contribution).

Guang-Zhong Wang* and Genevieve Konopka. Decoding Human Gene Expression Signatures in the Brain. Transcription. 2013, 4(3):1-7.

Genevieve Konopka, Tara Friedrich, Jeremy Davis-Turak, Kellen Winden, Michael C. Oldham, Fuying Gao, Leslie Chen, Guang-Zhong Wang, Rui Luo, Todd M. Preuss, Daniel H. Geschwind. Human-specific transcriptional networks in the brain. Neuron. 2012, 75(4):601-617.

Guang-Zhong Wang* and Genevieve Konopka. Differential Functional Constraints on the Evolution of Postsynaptic Density Proteins in Neocortical Laminae. PLOS One. 2012, 7(6): e39686.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Wei-Hua Chen, Martin J. Lercher. Co-expression of linked gene pairs persists long after their separation. Genome Biol. Evol. 2011, 3:565-70.

Liang-Yu Fu, Guang-Zhong Wang, Bin-Guang Ma, and Hong-Yu Zhang. Exploring the common molecular basis for the universal DNA mutation bias: revival of L?wdin mutation model. Biochem Biophys. Res. Commun. 2011, 409(3): 367-71.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Martin J. Lercher. The effects of Network Neighbours on Protein Evolution. PLoS One. 2011, 6(4):e18288.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Jian Liu, Wei Wang, Hong-Yu Zhang, Martin J. Lercher. A Gene's Ability to Buffer Variation Is Predicted by Its Fitness Contribution and Genetic Interactions. PLoS One. 2011, 6(3):e17650.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Martin J. Lercher, Laurence D. Hurst. Transcriptional coupling of neighbouring genes and gene expression noise: evidence that gene orientation and non-coding transcripts are modulators of noise. Genome Biol. Evol. 2011, 3:320-31.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Martin J. Lercher. Amino acid composition in endothermic vertebrates is biased in the same direction as in thermophilic prokaryotes. BMC Evol. Biol. 2010, 10:263.

Tobias Warnecke, Guang-Zhong Wang, Martin J Lercher, Laurence D Hurst. Does negative auto-regulation increase gene duplicability? BMC Evol. Biol. 2009, 9:193-121.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Ling-Ling Chen, Hong-Yu Zhang. Neighboring-site effects of amino acid mutation. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2007, 353:531–534.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Ling-Ling Chen, Hong-Yu Zhang. Phase-dependent mutation in protein-coding sequences. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2007, 355:599-602.

Ling-Ling Chen, Guang-Zhong Wang, Hong-Yu Zhang. Sterol biosynthesis and prokaryotes-to-eukaryotes evolution. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2007, 363:885-888.

Guang-Zhong Wang*, Bin-Guang Ma*, Yan Yang, Hong-Yu Zhang. Unexpected amino acid composition of modern Reptilia and its implications in molecular mechanisms of dinosaur extinction. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2005, 333:1047-1049 (Equal contribution).