Dr. Zhan was the Chairman of the National Advisory Board for 863 High-Tech plan in the field of biomedical sciences and is the Chief Scientist of the 973 National Fundamental Program. Dr. Zhan’s research interest is focused on the molecular pathways involved in the control of cell cycle checkpoint and apoptosis after DNA damage, and the signaling pathways involved in regulation of the maintenance of genomic stability and tumor metastasis. In recent years, Dr. Zhan has paid great attention to the cancer translational study, including molecular diagnosis and personalized therapy. His research has successfully attracted multiple grants from different funding agencies. Dr. Zhan’s has published more than 240 peer-reviewed SCI papers. Many of his publications are in prestigious journals, including Nature, Cell, the Journal of Clinical Investigation, and others. To date, they have been cited more than 14,000 times.