1989-1993Shandong University, Department of Microbiology, Jinan, China, Bachelor
1993-1996Shandong University, Department of Microbiology, Jinan, China, Master
2001-2006Helmholtz Center for Infection Research (former GBF), Braunschweig, Germany, Biotechnology/Molecular Biology, PhD
2007-2008Helmholtz Center for Infection Research (former GBF), Braunschweig, Germany, Post-doctoral.
1996-2000Shandong Institute of Light Industry, Jinan, China, Lecturer
2000-2005German Research Center for Biotechnology(GBF), Braunschweig, Germany, Visiting scholar
2008- Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tianjin, China, Associate professor
“Guanghua Scholarship” of Shandong University;
Woman pacesetter of Tianjin Municipal Commission of Science and Technology, 2012.
Microbial metabolic engineering assisted with systems biology toolboxes. Highlyinterestto establish key technologies for construction ofefficient microbial cell factories with focus onproduction of bulk chemicals and high value-added fine chemicals.
1.Zhang L, Chen J, Chen N, SunJ, ZhengP*, Ma Y.Cloning of two 5-aminolevulinic acid synthase isozymesHemA and HemO from Rhodopseudomonas palustriswith favorable characteristics for 5-aminolevulinic acidproduction. Biotechnology Letters. 2013, 35(5):763-768
2.Geng F, Chen Z, Zheng P, Sun J, Zeng AP. Exploring the allosteric mechanism of dihydrodipicolinate synthase by reverse engineering of the allosteric inhibitor binding sites and its application for lysine production. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol.2013, 97:1963–1971
3.Chen L, Chen Z, Zheng P, Sun J, Zeng AP. Study and reengineering of the binding sites and allosteric regulation of biosynthetic threonine deaminase by isoleucine and valine in Escherichia coli.Appl Microbiol Biotechnol.2013, 97:2939–2949.
4.Zheng P, Sun J, Geffers R, Zeng AP. Functional characterization of the gene PA2384 in large-scale gene regulation in response to iron starvation in pseudomonas aeruginosa.J Biotechnol 2007, 132(4):342-52.
5.Zheng P, Sun J, van den Heuvel J, Zeng AP. Discovery and investigation of a new, second triose phosphate isomerase in klebsiella pneumoniae. J Biotechnol 2006, 125(4):462-73.
6.Zheng P, Wereath K, Sun J, van den Heuvel J, Zeng AP. Overexpression of genes of the dha regulon and its effects on cell growth, glycerol fermentation to 1,3-propanediol and plasmid stability in klebsiella pneumoniae. Process Biochemistry2006, 41(10):2160-9.
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