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Kun Zhang

Chair/Professor of Bioengineering

Dr. Kun Zhang is a Professor of Bioengineering in the University of California at San Diego. After obtaining his Ph.D. in Human and Molecular Genetics from the University of Texas at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center, he received his post-doctoral training with George Church at Harvard Medical School. He joined the faculty of UCSD Department of Bioengineering in 2007. His current group is developing molecular techniques and engineering platforms for building single-cell maps of multiple human organs. Dr. Zhang became an elected fellow of AIMBE in 2017, and started to serve as Department Chair in 2018.