Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
Communications and External Relations


Zhou named to editorial board

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 20, 2001 — Jizhong Zhou, a research staff scientist in the Environmental Sciences Division of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been appointed to the editorial board of the American Society for Microbiology Journal, Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Zhou was selected on the basis of his demonstrated competence and achievement as evidenced by the quality of his research projects, publications in scientific journals and national reputation. Applied and Environmental Microbiology is the leading scientific journal in the field of environmental microbiology.

Zhou joined ORNL in 1996 as an Alexander Hollaender Distinguished Fellow. He worked previously at the Center for Microbial Ecology at Michigan State University.

He earned a doctorate in plant molecular biology from Washington State University.

Zhou and his wife, Xiaoya Shi, reside in Oak Ridge with their children, Beth and Benjamin.

ORNL is a DOE multiprogram facility operated by UT-Battelle.