Dr Quinn Zhu

Dr. Zhu

Dr. Zhu is a technical lead and Senior Technical Fellow of Industrial Biosciences, DuPont Company. He led the team to create a Yarrowia production platform for industrial applications.

He is a recipient of 2014 Bolton/Crothers Innovative Science Award and 2015 Pedersen Medal Award. Dr. Zhu received his Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology, Chinese Academy of Science.

Before he joined DuPont, he spent 10 years at “The Salk Institute for Biological Studies”, San Diego, California, first as a post-doctorate, then as a staff

scientist in Professor Chris Lamb’s lab.

He is an inventor of more than 80 patents, and author of more than 40 publications.