Education: Ph.D. Shanghai Institute of Brain Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences; B.S. Department of Biology, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Algorithms and advanced genomic and transcriptomic analyses of complex datasets, especially from studies of the central nervous system. Molecular Biology of G-protein; Coupled Receptor Function; Signal Transduction in CNS; Microarray Bioinformatics.
P. Wang, F. Ding, H. Chiang, R. C. Thompson, S.J. Watson and F. Meng (2001) ProbeMatchDB - a web database for finding equivalent probes across microarray platforms and species. Bioinformatics (In press).
F. Meng, Q. Wei, M. T. Hoversten, L. P. Taylor, and H. Akil (2000): Switching Agonist/Antagonist Properties of Opiate Alkaloids at the Opioid Receptor Using Mutations Based on the Structure of the Orphanin FQ Receptor. J. Biol. Chem. 275: 21939-21945.
F. Meng, Y. Ueda, M.T. Hoversten, L.P. Taylor, R.K. Reinscheid, F.J. Monsma, S.J. Watson, O. Civelli, and H. Akil (1998): Creating a functional opioid alkaloid binding pocket in the orphanin FQ receptor through site-directed mutagenesis. Mol. Pharmacol. 53:772-777