Xiaorong Zhang

Xiaorong Zhang

Title: Full Professor
Department: Biology
Discipline: Biology
Office: Drew Griffith Rm. 116
Phone: 912.358.4442
Fax: 912.358.4945
Email: zhangx@savannahstate.edu


Dr. Zhang received her B.S. degree from Beijing Normal University, her M.S. degree from Chinese Academy of Sciences, and her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. She completed her post-doctoral training at Auburn University. She was employed by Savannah State University in 1996.

Research Interests

Plant genetics, bioinformatice, molecular evolution, and plant genomics.


PhD, Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences - Virginia Tech
MS, Plant Physiology - Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
BS, Biology - Beijing Normal University

Awards & Honors

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Title: Using Arabidopsis Genetic Sequences to Teach Bioinformatics
Publication Date: 1/22/2009
Publisher: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education
Volume: 37
Issue: 1
Page Number: 16-23
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Xiaorong S Zhang,

Title: Domain-specific positive selection contributes to the evolution of Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase (LRR RLK) genes
Publication Date: 1/1/2006
Publisher: J Molecular Evoluton
Volume: 63
Page Number: 612-621
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Chellu S Chetty, Xiaorong S Zhang,