David Yu Zhang
Ted Law Jr. Assistant Professor
Rice Department of Bioengineering

BioScience Research Collaborative, Suite 425
Houston, TX 77030 [USA]

Research Interests and Goals
    - Nucleic acid biomarker detection and quantitation
    - Molecular biotechnology tools
    - DNA and RNA thermodynamics and structure prediction
    - Active Nanomaterials
Past Life Ted Law Jr. Assistant Professor, Rice Bioengineering.
Postdoctoral scholar in Peng Yin's Group. (2010 - 2013)
Graduate student in Erik Winfree's Group. (2005 - 2010)
    - Ph.D. Thesis PDF
Visiting student in Andrew Turberfield's Group. (2004 - 2005)
Tutor for the 2004 Research Science Institute (2004).
Undergraduate research assistant in Erik Winfree's Group (2001 - 2004).
Undergraduate research assistant in Demetri Psaltis's Group (2000 - 2001).
High school research assistant in Gregory Fu's Group (1999).
Awards and Recognition I am a 2012 National Institute of Health K99/R00 Transition to Independence Fellow (NIBIB)
I was a 2010 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellow of the Life Sciences Research Foundation.
I was a 2006 Hertz Fellow.
I was a 2000 Axline Scholar.
I was a 2000 Chemistry Olympiad Camp Finalist.
I was a 1999 Research Science Institute Scholar.
I won second place in the 1996 National Mathcounts competition.

My cirriculum vitae PDF
Personal Life My (rather eccentric) personal site