Dr Ying Zhang
Dr Ying Zhang

Dr Ying Zhang

Senior Research Fellow

Ying Zhang is a molecular microbiologist with strong interests in biological engineering.

Her training in PhD and first postdoctoral experience focused on protein manipulation, characterisation and engineering.

After moving to Clostridia Research Group, she has been working with solvent producing Clostridium, using metabolism engineering and synthetic biology approaches to generate novel clostridal strains with advanced properties such as enhanced biofuels production and selectivity.




  • Prof Nigel Minton
  • Alan Burbidge
  • Klaus Winzer
  • Dr Ying Zhang
  • Prof Pete Licence
  • Prof Jon Garibaldi
  • Dr Jamie Twycross
  • Prof Brigette Nerlich
  • Prof Jon King
  • Prof Greg Tucker
  • Prof Cameron Alexander
  • Prof Dave Barratt
  • Prof Charlie Hodgman
  • Dr Stephen Heeb
  • Louise Dynes