Ru Zhang

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Adjunct Associate Professor

Division of Plant Science and Technology

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Ru's research employs cutting-edge technologies in green algae and land plants to study how photosynthetic organisms respond to their environment, with the ultimate goal to engineer more efficient and robust photosynthesis for improved agriculture production and biomass accumulation.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Plant physiology/biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.S., Biology; Plant molecular biology, Nankai University, China