Zhiyong Cheng

Zhiyong ChengAssistant professor
Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Fralin Life Science Institute 

Expert in molecular metabolism; genetics and epigenetics in metabolic regulation.

zcheng@vt.edu
540-231-9445
http://hnfe.vt.edu/people/faculty/gpf/cheng.html

Expertise

  • Nutritional signal transduction pathway
  • Hormonal signal transduction pathway
  • Genetics and epigenetics (environment-gene interaction)
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer