Education: Ph.D. - State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook, August, 1995- Biol. Oceanogra. M. S. - Xiamen University, China, 1987- Mar. Biol. B. S. - Xiamen University, China, 1984 - Mar. Biol. Profession: Professor, University of Connecticut (UConn), US (2009-present) Associate Professor, UConn (2005-2009) Assistant Professor, U Conn (August 1999-2005) Visiting Prof., Stockholm University (April-May 2006) Visiting Prof., Scripps Institution of Oceanography (January-February 2006) Adjunct Assist. Prof., SUNY-Stony Brook (March 1997-2001) Post-Doc, SUNY-Stony Brook (August, 1995-March 1997) Honors 1. Elected member of Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (2010-). 2. Qualified nominee for the Cronin ‘Early in Career Estuarine Scientist’ Award of Estuarine Research Federation (1997). 3. Don Pritchard Best Dissertation Award, MSRC, SUNY (1996). Professional Service Associate Editor: Journal of Phycology (2012-); American Journal of Plant Physiology (2006-2009). Board member: Scientifica (2012-); Journal of Phycology (2010-); Acta Oceanologica Sinica (2004-present). Guest Co-Editor: Continental and Coastal Research for special issue on Taiwan Strait (2008-2010). Representative Publications (out of 73): 1. Lin, S., Zhang, H., Zhuang, Y., Bao, T. and Gill, J. 2010. Spliced leader-based metatranscriptomic analyses lead to recognition of hidden genomic features in dinoflagellates. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107: 20033–20038. 2. Zhang, H., Bhattacharya, D. and Lin, S. 2007. A three-gene dinoflagellate phylogeny suggests monophyly of Prorocentrales and a basal position for Amphidinium and Heterocapsa J. Mol. Evol. 65: 463-474. 3. Zhang, H., Hou, Y., Miranda, L., Campbell, D. A., Sturm, N. R., Gaasterland, T. and Lin, S. 2007. Spliced leader RNA trans-splicing in dinoflagellates. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104: 4618-4623. Research Grants: As of 2012, >20 research grants, >$5 million.
Biography Updated on 15 March 2012