Yichen Zhang is currently a medical student in the Health Sciences and Technology Program at Harvard Medical School. He graduated as the salutatorian of Dartmouth College in 2017 with a B.A. in biomedical engineering.


In the Gehrke lab, he is investigating the effects of mechanism-specific inhibition of viral replication on the pathogenicity of Zika cerebral organoids.. 


Yichen’s research interests include imaging, biotechnology, and theranostics. 

He also knows a lot about great restaurants.