Dr. Zha earned her Ph.D. in neuroscience at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in 2014 and completed her first postdoctoral training at Drexel University afterwards. She then joined Dr. Timothy Olson’s lab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in 2016 as a postdoctoral fellow initially and is now a senior research associate at the same lab. Her research in Dr. Olson’s lab has led to two first-author articles and one second-author article published in high-impact peer reviewed journals. Dr. Zha also earned the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Abstract Achievement Awards twice in 2017 and 2019.