Professor Bradley L. Pentelute has been promoted to Professor, and Professor Bin Zhang has been promoted to Associate Professor Without Tenure.
Associate Professor Bradley L. Pentelute and Pfizer-Laubach Career Development Assistant Professor Bin Zhang have each been granted promotions – Pentelute has been promoted to Professor, and Zhang has been promoted to Associate Professor Without Tenure. Both promotions will go into effect on July 1, 2021.
Pentelute received his B.A. in Psychology and his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School, he joined the Chemistry faculty in 2011. The Pentelute Lab invents new protein modification chemistries, adapts Nature’s biological machines for efficient drug delivery into cells, and creates new technologies to rapidly manufacture peptides and proteins.
Zhang received his B.S. from the University of Science and Technology of China and his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at Rice University, he joined the Chemistry faculty in 2016. The Zhang Lab aims to build a global framework of the human genome that connects its sequence with structure and activity, and to enable quantitative and predictive modeling of genome structure and function.