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Weiwei Zhong Interview

Weiwei Zhong was born in Nantong, China as an only child to a family of doctors. She completed her schooling through college in China and immigrated to the United States in 1997 on a student visa. She attended University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia to attain her PhD in cell biology and completed her postdoctorate in Pasadena, California at Caltech. She came to Houston in 2009 with a job offer from Rice University as an assistant professor and researcher with the Biochemistry and Cell Biology Department. She currently resides in Pearland with her husband from Mexico, their two-­year-old daughter, and her parents.

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