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Glenn Zhang


Regents Professor of Animal and Food Sciences

Dr. Glenn Zhang is currently a Regents professor and Boulware Endowed Chair in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at OSU. He received his BS and MS degrees in Animal Science from China Agricultural University, and his PhD in Immunophysiology from Kansas State University. He started his independent career at OSU in January 2002 after postdoctoral training in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Immunobiology at Yale University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the modulation of animal innate immunity and intestinal microbiota, with the long-term goal of developing innovative antibiotic-free strategies to achieve optimal animal health and productivity. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications in journals such as Science and Microbiome, with more than 12,000 citations currently and an H-index of 51. Dr. Zhang received the Sarkeys Distinguished Professor Award (2021), the Regents Distinguished Research Award (2018), the James A. Whatley Award (2014), and the Don M. Tyler Award (2014) from OSU. He was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors in 2012, and has been a Ralph and Leila Boulware Endowed Chair in Animal Science since 2016.

Glenn Zhang


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