Zhengling Hao received her BSc degree from the School of pharmacy, Shanghai Medical University, China in 1987. She worked in Shanghai Cancer Hospital (1987-1993). She received her MSc degree at University of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1998. From 1998-2000, she worked as a research specialist in the Comprehensive Cancer Center in the University of Wisconsin Medical School. Since August 2000, she has worked as a research specialist in the Comparative Orthopedic Research Laboratory of the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison and supervises the Cell Biology and Biochemistry Laboratory.