Richard Y Zhao
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr.Richard Y. Zhao, a Molecular Pathologist, is a Tenured Professor of Pathology, Microbiology-Immunology and Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Zhao is also the Division Head of Molecular Pathology in the Department of Pathology, Director of Translational Genomics Laboratory in the School of Medicine, and Director of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Zhao’s clinical expertise is in the area of molecular pathology and personalized medicine. His basic science research interests are in HIV/AIDS, cancer biology and nanoparticle-based single molecule detections. Dr. Zhao has published over one hundred scientific papers and has served on numerous scientific editorial boards including Clinical and Applied Immunology Reviews, Clinical Laboratory Science, Cell Research, Cell and Biosciences, Chinese Journal of Clinical and Experimental Virology, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Frontiers in Virology, Microbial Cell, PLoS One and Retrovirology. He has been invited to review scientific grant applications for funding agencies of over 10 different countries and has chaired a number of NIH grant review study panels. He has been invited to give scientific and clinical lectures world-wide.