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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: Fan Meng, Ph.D.

Fan Meng, Ph.D.

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
Molecular and Behavioral Neurosciences Institute


  • Ph.D. Shanghai Institute of Brain Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • B.S. Department of Biology, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Clinical Interest:

  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia

Research Interest:

  • Molecular Biology of G-protein Coupled Receptor Function
  • Signal Transduction in CNS
  • Microarray Bioinformatics

Academic Appointment:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neurosciences Institute
  • Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • P. Wang, F. Ding, H. Chiang, R. C. Thompson, S.J. Watson and F. Meng (2001) ProbeMatchDB - a web database for finding equivalent probes across microarray platforms and species. Bioinformatics (In press).
  • F. Meng, Q. Wei, M. T. Hoversten, L. P. Taylor, and H. Akil (2000): Switching Agonist/Antagonist Properties of Opiate Alkaloids at the Opioid Receptor Using Mutations Based on the Structure of the Orphanin FQ Receptor. J. Biol. Chem. 275: 21939-21945.
  • F. Meng, Y. Ueda, M.T. Hoversten, L.P. Taylor, R.K. Reinscheid, F.J. Monsma, S.J. Watson, O. Civelli, and H. Akil (1998): Creating a functional opioid alkaloid binding pocket in the orphanin FQ receptor through site-directed mutagenesis. Mol. Pharmacol. 53:772-777.
  • F. Meng, L.P. Taylor, M.T. Hoversten, Y. Ueda, A. Adati, R.K. Reinscheid, F.J. Monsma, S.J. Watson, O. Civelli, and H. Akil (1996): Moving from the orphanin FQ receptor to an opioid receptor using four point mutations. J. Biol. Chem. 271:32016-32020.

Personal Links:

Microarray Lab