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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

    260 Whitney Avenue, Yale Science Building

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States


Dr. Kai Zhang obtained his Ph.D at the Institute of Biophysics (IBP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2013 and did his postdoctoral research at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology from 2014 to 2018. He 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 mechanisms of most challenging protein dynamics in the cellular context and methodology development of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) and tomography (cryo-ET).

Education & Training

  • Postdoc
    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (2018)
  • PhD
    Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Biophysics (2013)

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