Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology


Jing Zheng, PhD
Reproductive Sciences

Office Address
Meriter Hospital, Room: PAB1 MERITER HOSPITAL
202 S. Park (Meriter)
Madison, WI, 53715

Administrative Assistant
Cindy Goss


B.S. Xiamen University, P.R. China.
M.S. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Ph.D. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Honors and Awards

Member, NICHD Special Emphasis Panel ZHD1 DSR-Z (CM)
Sponsor Dr. Chi Zhou’s the Perinatal Research Society NIH Young Investigator Travel Award
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Chang Jiang Scholars Program, The Science and Technology Development Center, The Ministry of Education of China
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Medical Research Council, United Kingdom.
Sponsor Dr. Chi Zhou’s the Society for Reproductive Investigation NIH Career Development Workshop Travel Award.
Reviewer for the March of Dimes Letters of Intent (LOI)
Sponsor for Dr. Chi Zhou’s The Annual Perinatal Research Society (PRS) Prize for an Outstanding Paper by an Associate Member in the area of Basic Science.
Reviewer for the March of Dimes Research Grant-Novel Discovery Review Panel


Society for the Study of Reproduction

Society for Gynecologic Investigation

Perinatal Research Society (Honor Society)

Endocrinology-Reproductive Physiology (ERP) Program,

Cardiovascular Research Center, 

Environmental Toxicology Center,

Stem Cell Research Program,

Role of Endogenous AhR Ligand in Pregnancy

Sponsor(s): NCATS/NIH

The goal of this project is to determine the role of AhR ligands in vascular development and function during pregnancy.

The role of miRNAs in placental vascular function

The goal of this project is to determine the role of miRNAs in controlling fetoplacental vascular function.

Vascular function in pregnancy

Division of Reproductive Sciences prepares impressive slate of research for Society for Reproductive Investigation conference

The 2022 Society for Reproductive Investigation’s Annual Scientific Meeting, held in Denver, CO between March 15-19, features several presentations, posters and abstracts from members of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive Sciences! Just some of their exciting accomplishments:

Clinical and Translational Perinatology Oral Presentation:

Breastfeeding Promotes Predominant Bifidobacterium in Farm-Exposed Infants
Deborah Chasman, Krittisak Chaiyakul, Samantha Fye, James E Gern, Susan V Lynch, Christine M Seroogy, Irene M Ong

Maternal Biology and Health oral presentation:

Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid (PFOS) Increases Mean Arterial Pressure by Impairing Endothelial Nitric Oxide-Mediated Vasodilation and Enhancing Angiotensin II-Mediated Vascular Contraction in Pregnant Rats
Sri V Dangudubiyyam, Jay S Mishra, Ruolin Song, Sathish Kumar

Preeclampsia oral presentation:

Preeclampsia Differentially Dysregulates Female and Male Fetal Endothelial Cells Function and Transcriptomic Profiles in Lean and Obese Pregnancies.
Chi Zhou, Allison Yang, Colman Freel, Olivia Mills, Jing Zheng

Preeclampsia II Oral Presentation session, moderated by Aishwarya Rengarajan


An Endogenous Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Ligand Induces Preeclamptic Phenotypes in Rats. Ying-jie Zhao, Chi Zhou, Hui-hui Li, Jay S Mishra, Sathish Kumar, Jing Zheng

Follicular Immune Signature of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Women Undergoing Infertility Treatment. Soma Banerjee, Fernanda B Levya Jaimes, Abigail A Zettel, Eryne T Jenkins, Jason Austin, Laura G Cooney, Aleksander K Stanic

Immunohistochemical Localization of ACE2 in the Male Reproductive Tract in the Rhesus Macaque: Implications for Nonhuman Primate Model Development for COVID-19. Hayly Hinkle, Sierra Block, Ann Mitzey, Jenna Schmidt, Gregory Wiepz, Thaddeus G. Golos

Estradiol Protects Against Gestational Intermittent Hypoxia-Induced Hypertension and Metabolic Dysfunctions in the Adult Female Offspring. Ruolin Song, Jay S Mishra, Sri V Dangudubiyyam, Jyoti Watters, Tracy Baker, Sathish Kumar

Novel Role of Angiotensin Type 2 Receptor in Promoting Angiogenesis in Primary Human Uterine Artery Endothelial Cells. Jay S Mishra, Sri V Dangudubiyyam, Ruolin Song, Dong-Bao Chen, Sathish Kumar

Endothelial Dysfunction in Preeclampsia: The Story of the Interleukins. Rachel L Dahn, Amanda C Ampey, Jason L Austin, Ian M Bird

Congratulations to all!