Rugang Zhang, PhD
Professor and Co-Leader of the Gene Expression and Regulation Program
Rugang Zhang, PhD is a Professor and Co-Leader of the Gene Expression and Regulation Program at the Wistar Institute, Philadelphia; as well as an adjunct faculty member of the Department of Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania. He obtained his PhD in 2002 from the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. Dr. Zhang carried out postdoctoral studies at Fox Chase Cancer Center. He was subsequently promoted to Assistant Professor in 2008. Dr. Zhang moved his laboratory to the Wistar Institute in 2012 and continues to study basic mechanistic insights into the regulation of cellular senescence and mechanism-guided ovarian cancer research.