Zhen Qi

Dr. Zhen Qi

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Research engineer



2004 Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences , Bioinformatics

1999 M.Sc., Chinese Academy of Sciences, Geographic Information System & Remote Sensing

1995 B.Sc., Zhejiang University, Physics

Publications (selected)

  1. Qi Z, Miller GM, Voit EO. Mathematical Models of Dopamine Metabolism in Parkinson's Disease. In: Wellstead P, Cloutier M, editors. Systems Biology of Parkinson's Disease. New York: Springer Science + Business Media, LLC; 2012.
  2. Voit EO, Qi Z, Kikuchi S, Mesoscopic Models of Neurotransmission as Intermediates between Disease Simulators and Tools for Discovering Design Principles. Pharmacopsychiatry. 45 Suppl 1, S22-30 (2012)
  3. Chou I-C, Qi Z, Kemp ML, Voit EO. The Crucial Role of Parameter Estimation in the Biomathematical Modeling Process. In: Dubitzky W, Wolkenhauer O, Cho K, Yokota H, editors. Encyclopedia of Systems Biology: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC; 2012.
  4. Wu J, Qi Z, Voit EO. Impact of delays and noise on dopamine signal transduction In: Wingender E, editor. Biological Petri Nets: IOS Press; 2011.
  5. Qi Z, Kikuchi S, Tretter F, Voit EO, Effects of dopamine and glutamate on synaptic plasticity: a computational modeling approach for drug abuse as comorbidity in mood disorders. Pharmacopsychiatry. 44 Suppl 1, S62-75 (2011)
  6. Qi Z, Miller GM, Voit EO. Mathematical Models in Schizophrenia. In: Ritsner MS ed, Textbook of Schizophrenia, Spectrum and Related Disorders: Insights from views across 100 years. New York: Springer Verlag; 2011
  7. Qi Z, Miller GW, Voit EO: The internal state of medium spiny neurons varies in response to different input signals. BMC Syst Biol 2010, 4:26.
  8. Qi Z, Miller GW, Voit EO: Computational modeling of synaptic neurotransmission as a tool for assessing dopamine hypotheses of schizophrenia. Pharmacopsychiatry 2010, 43 Suppl 1:S50-60.
  9. Wu J, Qi Z, Voit EO, Investigation of delays and noise in dopamine signaling with hybrid functional Petri nets. In Silico Biol. 10, 67-80 (2010)
  10. Qi Z, Miller GW, Voit EO: Computational analysis of determinants of dopamine (DA) dysfunction in DA nerve terminals. Synapse 2009, 63:1133-1142.
  11. Voit EO, Qi Z, Miller GW: Steps of modeling complex biological systems. Pharmacopsychiatry 2008, 41 Suppl 1:S78-84.
  12. Qi Z, Miller GW, Voit EO: Computational systems analysis of dopamine metabolism. PLoS One 2008, 3:e2444.
  13. Qi Z, Miller GW, Voit EO: A mathematical model of presynaptic dopamine homeostasis: implications for schizophrenia. Pharmacopsychiatry 2008, 41 Suppl 1:S89-98.
  14. Huang Y, Xu X, Shen G, Feng J, Qi Z.Research on the Tibet nationality migration and the relations among ethnic group. Journal of the Central University of Nationality. Natural Science Edition. 2006, 15(1):49-51.
  15. Guo P, Zhang L, Qi Z, Chen R, and Jing G: Expression in Escherichia coli, purification and characterization of Thermoanaerobacter tengcongensis ribosome recycling factor. J Biochem (Tokyo) 2005, 138(1):89-94.
  16. Qi Z, Cui Y, et al: Autosomal Similarity Revealed by Eukaryotic Genomic Comparison. Journal of Biological Physics 2004, 30:305-312.
  17. Qi Z, Hu Y., et al: Phylogeny of SARS-CoV as inferred from complete genome comparison. Chinese Science Bulletin 2003, 48(12):1175-1178.

Profile Details