Qingzhou Huang 黄轻舟

  • Croucher Cambridge International Scholarship in 2021 at University of Cambridge

Chloe is a PhD candidate at the Laboratory of Viral Zoonotics, University of Cambridge. Her research project focuses on harnessing next-generation vaccine platforms and molecular tools to develop universal influenza and coronavirus vaccines that offer broad protection against human and zoonotic virus strains.

Upon graduating from Harrow International School Hong Kong, Chloe completed her Bachelor's Degree in Natural Sciences with First-Class Honours at Cambridge. Having discovered her passion for infectious viral diseases, she worked as a research assistant on HIV at Yale University School of Medicine and on cryo-electron tomography of influenza virus at Tsinghua University. She has also explored her interest in public health from her volunteer experience at the Lifeline Clinic in the Kalahari Dessert of Namibia. In 2020, Chloe returned to Cambridge in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic to assist her research group in frontline vaccine research. Prior to the start of doctoral studies, she worked as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley to support the public listings of healthcare companies on Nasdaq and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.