Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles

Focus of Work


Dr. Zhang's major research interests include the genetics and epigenetics of complex traits, such as risks for common diseases, drug response, and gene expression. Dr. Zhang is also developing novel epigenetics-based biomarkers for various human cancers and chronic diseases using liquid biopsy.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Vermont, Microbiology (2004)