Chongzhi Zang completed his undergraduate studies in Physics from Peking University in 2005 and got his PhD in Physics from the George Washington University in 2010. He has focused his research on computational biology and epigenomics since his PhD work on ChIP-seq data analysis. He did his postdoctoral training at Harvard University’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute from 2010 to 2016. Since Fall 2016, he has been Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine. Primarily affiliated with Center for Public Health Genomics, he holds faculty appointments at Departments of Public Health Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, as well as the Cancer Center and the Data Science Institute at UVA.