Dr. Wei Zhang is a research scientist and Patent Agent who focuses on biotechnology, molecular biology and genetics. She is skilled in all areas of biotechnology patent law, including U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, patent validity opinions, freedom-to-operate opinions and due diligence evaluations.
Wei received her PhD in Animal Sciences and Molecular Biology from Virginia Tech. Her post-doctoral research included development of surgical procedures and molecular and cellular techniques to explore hypothalamic regulation of glucose homeostasis and energy metabolism.
Along with being a registered patent agent, Wei holds a tech transfer certification from FAES at NIH and completed coursework in Epidemiology in evidence-based policy and Pharmacoepidemiology.