Ru Zhang, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Plant Sciences

Contact Information

Email rzhang@danforthcenter.org
Phone 314-587-1451
Address Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO
Website Ru Zhang at the Danforth Center

Education

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

Description

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.