Postdoctoral Fellows

Zheng Miao, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow, Radiochemistry Facility


Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California, Davis, 2004-2007
M.Sc. in Chemistry, University of California, Davis, 2002-2004
B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry, Peking University, 1997-2001

Contact Information:

Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford
Lucas Center
1201 Welch Road, #PS051
Stanford, California, 94305-5484

Phone: (650)-736-7096 (lab)
Fax: (650)-736-7925

Research Interests:

Application of scaffold protein in molecular imaging.

Recent Publications:

  1. Jiang L, Kimura RH, Miao Z, Silverman AP, Ren G, Liu HG, Li PY, Gambhir SS, Cochran JR, Cheng Z. Evaluation of a 64Cu-Labeled Cystine-Knot Peptide Based on Agouti Related Protein for PET of Tumors Expressing αvβ3 Integrin. J Nucl Med. 2010;51(1):251-258.
  2. Liu HG, Ren G, Miao Z, Zhang XF, Tang X, Han PZ, Gambhir SS, Cheng Z*. Molecular Optical Imaging with Radioactive Probes. PLoS one. 2010;5(3):e9479.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009470.
  3. Miao Z, Levi J, Cheng Z. Protein Scaffolds Based Molecular Probes for Cancer Molecular Imaging. Amino Acids. 2010.
  4. Miao Z, Ren G, Liu H, Kimura RH, Jiang L, Cochran JR, Gambhir SS, Cheng Z. An Engineered Knottin Peptide Labeled with 18F for PET Imaging of Integrin Expression. Bioconjug Chem. 2009;20(12):2342-2347.
  5. Miao Z, McCoy MR, Singh DD, Barrios B, Hsu OL, Cheal SM, Meares CF. Cysteinylated protein as reactive disulfide: an alternative route to affinity labeling. Bioconjug Chem. 2008;19(1):15-9.