Postdoctoral Fellow (2009-)
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley,
Mentor: Prof. Doris Bachtrog

PhD in Genetics (2003-2008)
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Mentor: Prof. Wen Wang

BA in Biology (1999-2003)
Department of Biological Sciences, Nanjing University

1. Zhou Q., Wang W. Detecting natural selection at the DNA level. Zool Res 2004 (25) : 73-80 
 2. Zhou, Q.*, Huang, L*., Zhang, J.*, Zhao, X., Zhang, Q., Song, F., Chi, J., Yang, F., Wang, W. 2006 Comparative genomic analysis links karyotypic evolution with genomic evolution in the Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak vaginalis). Chromosoma 115(6):427-436 
 3. Zhou, Q.*, Huang, L.*, Wang. J.*, Nie W., Wang J., Zhao X., Liu, Y., Yang, F., Wang, W. 2008 Neo-sex chromosomes in the black muntjac recapitulate incipient evolution of mammalian sex chromosomes. Genome Biol 9: R98 
 4. Zhou, Q.*, Zhang, G.*, Zhang, Y.*, Xu, S., Zhao, R., Zhan, Z., Li, X., Ding, Y., Wang, W. 2008 On the origin of new genes in Drosophila Genome Res 18:1446-1455 
 5. Zhou, Q., Wang, W. 2008 (invited review) On the origin and evolution of new genesa genomic and experimental perspective. J Genet Genomics 35 (11): 639-648 
 6. Yu, H., Jiang, H., Zhou, Q., Yang, J., Cun, Y., Su, B., Xiao, C., Wang, W. 2006 Origination and evolution of a human-specific transmembrane protein gene, c1orf37-dup. Hum Mol Genet Jun 1;15(11):1870-5 
 7. Yang, S.*, Roman, A.*, Li, X., Ding, Y., Zhou, Q., et al. Wang, W., Long, M. 2007 Repetitive element-mediated recombination as a mechanism for new gene origination in Drosophila PloS Genet preprint: e3.eor 
 8. Ding, Y.*, Cheng, Y.*, Cai, J.*, Zhou, Q., Mao B., Wang W., Creation of new genes mediated by DNAREP1_DM transposon in Drosophila (in preparation) 
 9. Zhou Q, Zhu HM, Huang QF, Zhao L, Zhang G, Roy S, Vicoso B, Xuan Z, Ruan J, Zhang Y, Zhao R, Ye C, Zhang X, Wang J, Wang W, Bachtrog D(2012). Deciphering neo-sex and B chromosome evolution by the draft genome of drosophila albomicans. BMC Geomics, in press
10. Zhou Q, Bachtrog D (2012) Chromosomal-wide gene silencing initiates Y degeneration in Drosophila. Current Biology, 22(6):522-5.
11. Zhou Q & Bachtrog D (2012) Sex-specific adaptation drives early sex chromosome evolution in Drosophila. Science. 337(6092):341-5.