Maggie Zhang, PhD
Lead Research Analyst
Maggie Zhang, PhD, Lead Research Analyst, is a trained molecular biologist and science communications specialist, with a knack for making complex scientific information accessible for diverse audiences. Her scientific expertise includes microbiology, genetics, and cell biology.
Dr. Zhang is a prolific writer with a diverse writing portfolio that spans from articles in high-impact journals for the research community to public-facing blog posts that educate and engage lay audiences. Her talent for scientific storytelling has been recognized by the National Science Foundation, private donors, and her scientific collaborators. Employing an audience-centric means of communication, she is experienced in effectively mediating communication across functions, internally and externally.
She holds a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Chicago and received her BA in Molecular & Cell Biology from University of California, Berkeley.