Dr. Zhong received his Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat) from the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, in 1997. He conducted postdoctoral research in the laboratories of Dr. Paul Patterson (Caltech, Pasadena, CA) and Dr. Bill Snider (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC).
Dr. Zhong is an ad hoc reviewer for Nature Neuroscience Neuron, Journal of Neuroscience, EMBO Reports and European Journal of Neuroscience as well as for the NIH "Neural Differentiation, Plasticity, Regeneration, and Rhythmicity (NDPR)" and "Cellular and Molecular Biology of Glia (CMBG)" study sections.
Member of the MAGNEURON steering committee, European Research Council 2018