Chunlin Zhang obtained a Ph.D. degree in microbiology (virology) from University of Minnesota, Minn, USA (1991) and a degree in veterinary medicine from Shihezi University, Xinjiang, China (1982). She has acquired proficiency in multiple biomedical disciplines including molecular biology, virology, molecular epidemiology, and infectious diseases. Dr. Zhang has conducted biomedical research in the USA for 27 years and currently is serving as both a Senior Science Advisor and a Product Manager for virus vaccine development at the US Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA). She has experiences serving as an independent research project leader to develop a dengue vaccine, managing research funding in the Military Infectious Disease Research Program, managing overseas operational laboratories for vaccine clinical trial study in Thailand and Nepal and disease surveillance for diarrhea in Kenya. Additionally, Dr. Zhang has served as a reviewer for papers in 9 peer-reviewed scientific journals and as a Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative for USA-MRMC to review, evaluate, and monitor house special research grants. During 2011 and 2012, Dr. Zhang had a one-year internship training for biological product review, monitoring, and evaluation at the Center of Biological Evaluation and Research (CBER), Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Biography Updated on 6 November 2012