Education

Undergraduate
Fudan University - China (1999), Microbiology
Graduate School
University of Texas at Austin (2006), Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Glycoimmunology
  • HIV pathogenesis
  • innate immunity
  • Retrovirology

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Safeguard against DNA sensing: the role of TREX1 in HIV-1 infection and autoimmune diseases.
Hasan M, Yan N Front Microbiol 2014 5 193
Cyclic GMP-AMP synthase is an innate immune sensor of HIV and other retroviruses.
Gao D, Wu J, Wu YT, Du F, Aroh C, Yan N, Sun L, Chen ZJ Science 2013 Aug 341 6148 903-6

Honors & Awards

  • Burroughs Wellcome PATH Investigator
    (2015)
  • Endowed Scholar Award, UTSW
    (2011)
  • NIAID Career Development Award
    (2011)
  • Young Investigator Award, CORI
    (2008)
  • Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Scholar Award
    (2007)