Chenhong Zhang is currently an associate professor formicrobiology in School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao TongUniversity. She got her PhD in 2011 from Shanghai Jiao Tong University andworked in French Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA) as Postdoc Fellowships from2011-2013. For more than 10 years, under the conceptual framework of Koch’spostulates and guided by ecological theory, She employed high-throughputmetagenomic sequencing with multivariate statistical method, to have revealedthat diet plays a more dominating role in shaping gut microbiota than hostgenetics and identified specific bacterial species/strains that may becontributory to obesity, insulin resistance and inflammaging in mice. Moreover,she has made critical contributions in clinical alleviation of simple obesity,childhood genetic obesity and type 2 diabetes with nutritional modulation ofgut microbiota. Her doctoral dissertation was selected as Shanghai outstandingdoctoral dissertation. She has been instrumental in projects supported by theNational Natural Science Foundation of China, the National High TechnologyResearch and Development Program of China (863 Program). She is PI of oneproject supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and oneproject sponsored by Shanghai Yangfan Young Investigator Program. She haspublished 30 SCI-indexed papers, including 12 papers published in topinternational journal in the field as the first author or corresponding author,one of which is ESI 1% highly cited papers. One of her researches has beenpublished in Science in March 2018.The total number of SCI citation is 878times. She is the member of Microbial Ecology Committee in the ShanghaiPreventive Medicine Association.