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 Xianzeng Hou


Visiting Graduate Student
(765) 496-7635


My name is Xianzeng Hou and I am from Shandong, China. I received my B.S. in the School of Medicine, Shandong University.

Currently, I am a graduate student at Shandong University.  I joined the Liu lab in the Department of Biochemistry at Purdue University in August 2011 as a visiting scholar to do research toward my thesis.

 My present directions include testing potential Plk1 targets, role of Plk1 in Taxol resistance in prostate cancer and role of Plk1 in oxidative stress-induced prostate cancer initiation

 In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, taking a walk and swimming.

 The photo I share is of me at Exploration Acres Corn Maze in Lafayette, Indiana, where I visited with other members of the Liu lab.