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Jorge Gómez Tejeda Zañudo

Jorge Gómez Tejeda Zañudo

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121 Davey Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802
Email: jgtz [ AT ] phys [ DOT ] psu [ DOT ] edu


  1. B.S. (Physics), Universidad de Guadalajara (2009)
  2. Ph.D. (Physics), The Pennsylvania State University (2016)

Honors and Awards

  • Finalist in the GSNP Graduate Student Speaker Award competition. American Physical Society (2016)
  • Stand Up To Cancer and The V Foundation Convergence Scholar Award. The V Foundation (2015).
  • W. Donald Miller Graduate Fellowship. The Pennsylvania State University (2014)
  • David C. Duncan Graduate Fellowship in Physics. The Pennsylvania State University (2013)
  • David H. Rank Memorial Physics Award. The Pennsylvania State University (2012)

Selected Publications

Full list of publications on Google Scholar

J.G.T. Zañudo, M. Scaltriti, and R. Albert. A network modeling approach to elucidate drug resistance mechanisms and predict combinatorial drug treatments in breast cancerCancer Convergence, in press (2017).

J.G.T. Zañudo, G. Yang, and R. Albert. Structure-based control of complex networks with nonlinear dynamicsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (28), 7234-7239 (2017).

S.N. Steinway*, J.G.T. Zañudo*, P.J. Michael, D. Feith, T.P. Loughran, and R. Albert. Combinatorial interventions inhibit TGFß-driven epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and support hybrid cellular phenotypesnpj Systems Biology and Applications 1, 15014. doi:10.1038/npjsba.2015.14 (2015). (*Co-first authors)

J.G.T. Zañudo and R. Albert. Cell Fate Reprogramming by Control of Intracellular Network Dynamics. PLoS Comput Biol 11 (4): e1004193. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004193 (2015). 

S.N. Steinway, J.G.T. Zañudo, W. Ding, C. Rountree, D. Feith, T.P. Loughran, and R. Albert. Network Modeling of TGFβ Signaling in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition Reveals Joint Sonic Hedgehog and Wnt Pathway Activation. Cancer Research 74 (21), 5963–77 (2014).

Research Interests

Biological physics, complex networks, computational biology, systems biology.

Member of the research group of Réka Albert.