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Jorge G. T. Zañudo

Jorge G. T. 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

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).

J.G.T. Zañudo and R. Albert. An effective network reduction approach to find the dynamical repertoire of discrete dynamic networks. Chaos 23 (2), 025111. Focus Issue: Quantitative Approaches to Genetic Networks (2013). 

J.G.T. Zañudo, M. Aldana and G. Martinez-Mekler. Boolean Threshold Networks: Virtues and Limitations for Biological Modeling. S. Niiranen, A. Ribeiro (Eds.): Information Process. & Biological Sys., ISRL 11, 113–151. Springer-Verlag (2011).

Research Interests

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

Member of the research group of Réka Albert.