In 2000, Dr. Zhang obtained his PhD degree from the Beijing Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 2000 to 2005, Dr. Zhang worked as post-doctoral research scientist in Department of Biology, Columbia University. From 2005 to 2018, Dr. Zhang worked at global pharmaceutical enterprises such as Novartis and Array biopharma. Inc., and held various positions such as senior Investigator and associated director. With over 14 years’of research and management practice in pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Zhang has rich experience in small molecule drug discovery, structure-based drug design, new target discovery and pathogenic mechanism study. Dr. Zhang is proficient in protein science, structural biology, computational chemistry and small molecule drug design, especially in drug design targeting protein-protein interaction. Dr. Zhang has published more than 20 research articles in the top of journals in the fields, including but not limited to Science, Nature and PNAS.