Dr Chengzhang Fu


Chengzhang Fu studied biotechnology from 2002 to 2006 at Zhejiang University, China. He received his PhD degree in biochemistry and molecular biology at Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2011. In 2012, he became Alexander von Humboldt fellow in the group of Professor Rolf Müller at Saarland University, Germany. He continued to work with Professor Müller as a postdoc scientist at the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS). In 2019, he joined the “Helmholtz International Labs” programme at HIPS as a junior group leader. His group works on exploring and engineering biosynthetic gene pathways from bacteria and environmental DNA.