Zhang is the Leader of the Statistical Genomics Laboratory in the
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State university
(WSU). He has an interdisciplinary background, including one Ph.D. in
Animal Breeding and Genetics, one Ph.D. in Statistical Genetics, and
Postdoctoral training in Computational Biology. He held a Senior
Research Associate position at Cornell University before joining WSU as
an assistant professor. Dr. Zhang holds the Washington Wheat
Distinguished Professorship for Statistical Genomics.