Fudan University (1992), Genetics
Graduate School
Fudan University (1995), Genetics
Graduate School
University of Texas at Austin (2001), Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Epigenetic regulation of gene expression in neural development and autistic disorders
  • Epigenetic regulation of Sonic hedgehog signaling in development and cancers
  • Transcription regulation of neuronal synapse development and plasticity


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Honors & Awards

  • American Cancer Society Research Scholar
  • Basil O’Connor starter scholar
  • Whitehall Foundation award
  • Endowed Scholar in Biomedical Research
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008)