Dr. Zhang

Xin Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Paul Berg Early Career Professorship in the Eberly College of Science
Department of Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Molecular Cellular and Integrative Bio-Sciences (MCIBS)
The Pennsylvania State University
Office: 224 Chemistry Building, University Park, PA 16802
Email: xuz31 at psu dot edu
Tel: (814) 863-3732 (office); (814)-863-7875 (lab)


Ph.D. Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 2010
M.S. Chemistry, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2004
B.S. Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 2001

Honors and Awards:

The Scialog Fellow, 2018
The Sloan Research Fellowship, 2018
The Lloyd and Dottie Huck Early Career Award, 2015-16
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Scientific Interface, 2014-19
American Chemical Society National Award – Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry, 2012
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fellowship Award, 2011 (declined)
The Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship Award, 2011-14 (selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellow)
Springer Thesis Award, 2010
Herbert Newby McCoy Award of Caltech, 2010
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, 2009
The Ulric B. and Evelyn L. Bray Endowment Fellowship, 2006-08
Distinguished Thesis Award in Liaoning Province, China, 2005
The Liu Yonglin Award, 2000