• Title Postdoctoral Associate
  • Education 2019 Postdoctoral Fellow Chemical Biology, Peking University (PKU), Beijing, China
    2015 Ph.D. Chemical Genetics, ShenZhen Graduate School of Peking University (PKUSZ), Shenzhen, Guangzhou, China
    2010 B.S. Biology, China Agricultural University (CAU), Beijing, China
  • Office K206
  • Area of Interest GPCR, G protein, Cancer cell progression

My name is Jingyi Zhao, and I am working in Mikel Garcia-Marcos’ lab as postdoctoral fellow. My research focus on using biochemical, chemical, and system biological strategies to investigate Girdin function, and attenuate Girdin-related cancer cell metastasis.


Marivin A, Maziarz M, Zhao J, DiGiacomo V, Olmos Calvo I, Mann EA, Ear J, Blanco-Canosa
JB, Ross EM, Ghosh P, Garcia-Marcos M*. DAPLE protein inhibits nucleotide exchange on
Gαs and Gαq via the same motif that activates Gαi. J. Biol. Chem. (2020), 295, 2270-2284.

Ÿ Maziarz M, Federico A, Zhao J, Dujmusic L, Zhao Z, Monti S, Varelas X, Garcia-Marcos M*.
Naturally-occurring hotspot cancer mutations in Gα13 promote oncogenic signaling. J. Biol. Chem. doi: 10.1074/jbc.AC120.014698

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