Xiang "Shawn" Zhang

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Xiang "Shawn" Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

Appointed McNair Scholar June 2011

Dr. Zhang, whose research focuses on breast cancer metastasis, joined Baylor College of Medicine in June 2011. He is a member of the Lester & Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor. Prior to his appointment at Baylor, he was a research associate in the Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he conducted research since 2006. He received a bachelor's of science degree in genetics and genetic engineering from Fudan University in Shanghai and a doctorate from Columbia University. It was after receiving his doctorate that he decided to focus on breast cancer in his post-doctoral research. View profile.

Articles about Dr. Zhang:

New McNair Scholar focuses research on how breast cancer spreads

Passion for discovery motivates new researcher

From field to lab - Teaming up for success


McNair Medical Institute at Baylor


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