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Jack Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Contact Information

Jack Zhang, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

    266 Whitney Avenue, Bass Center 322

    New Haven, CT, 06511

    United States


Dr. Jack (Kai) Zhang obtained his Ph.D at the Institute of Biophysics (IBP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2013 and did his postdoctoral research in Dr. Andrew Carter's lab at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology from 2014 to 2018. He moved to Yale University in September 2018 and officially started his appointment as an assistant professor at the MB&B department in January 2019.

Dr. Zhang’s research at Yale University focuses on the structural mechanisms of dynein motors and methods development of cryo-electron microscopy.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Biophysics (2013)
  • Postdoc
    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

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