Zhang Linqi is a professor and vice dean of the School of Medicine and the executive director of the Comprehensive AIDS Research Center at Tsinghua University. His primary research interest is in the origin and spread of HIV pathogens with a focus on the course of disease and treatment. He is a participant in the Initiative for U.S. -China Dialogue on Global Issues faculty research group on global health.
- Recipient of the National Outstanding Young Scientist Award and the principal investigator of National Basic Research Project on HIV pathogenesis supported by the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology.
- Recipient of government funding for a major project on the development of vaccines against HIV, H5N1, and H1N1 infection.