Wenqing Zhang


Graduate Student

Ph.D. Biochemistry, McMaster University, anticipated 2017

B.Sc. (Honours) Health Sciences, McMaster University, 2011

Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
McMaster University
Health Science Centre, Room 4H31
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1

icon_phone 905.525.9140 ext.22757
icon_fax 905.522.9033
icon_mail zhangw42@mcmaster.ca

Brief Biography:

Wenqing graduated from Bachelor of Health Sciences at McMaster, and she is currently a Ph.D student of Dr. Yingfu Li.

In her spare time, she enjoys exercises, painting, and music.

Her favourite quote is: “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates

Research Interests:

Her research interest is to develop rapid diagnostic tests for infectious diseases by taking advantage of functional nucleic acids.


  • Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences Travel Award (McMaster University), 2012 & 2014
  • FIBRE Conference Poster Award, 2013
  • McMaster Entrance Scholarship, 2011