Principle Investigator:


Min Dong, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology, Harvard Medical School

Program in Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School

Biophysics Program, Harvard University

Department of Urology, Boston Children’s Hospital

2004-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin—Madison / HHMI

Ph.D: 2004, Neuroscience Training Program, University of Wisconsin—Madison

B.S.: 1997, University of Science and Technology of China

Current Lab Members:

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Jie Zhang, Ph.D. Senior Scientist

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Sicai Zhang, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow

Ph.D. 2014, Heinrich-Heine University, Germany

Songhai Tian, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow

Ph.D. 2014, University of Hong Kong

Shin-Ichiro Miyashita, Ph.D Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. 2015, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan


 Aina He, M.D., Ph.D., Research Associate

Ph.D. , 2009, M.D., 2004, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China


 Associate Chief Oncologist, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital, China


Linxiang Yin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow 

Ph.D., 2017, Iowa State University 


Ji Zeng, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow

Ph.D., 2013, University of Texas at Dallas


Xiaozhe Xiong, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow 

Ph.D., 2018, Tsinghua University, China. 



Pyung-Gang Lee, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow

Ph.D. 2018, Seoul National University, South Korea. 


Hao Liu, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow

Ph.D. 2018, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden


Ying Xu, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow

Ph.D. 2018, National Institute of Biological Sciences, China


Hatim Thaker, M.D. Clinical fellow

M.D. 2014, University of Illinois College of Medicine

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Yang Liu, M.D., Ph.D. Candidate, Visiting scholar

M.D. 2010, Jilin University, China

Nephrologist, The first Hospital of Jilin University, China

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John Manion, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow

Ph.D. 2019, The University of Sydney

Huan Wang

Huan Wang, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow

Ph.D. 2019, Tsinghua University, China. 

Former Postdoc fellows:


Lisheng Peng, Ph.D. 

Postdoctoral fellow (2009-2013), Instructor (2013-2014)

Current position:

Professor and “one-hundred talent

Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Xiaofen Zhong, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-2014)

Current position:

Associate Professor and “one-hundred talent”

Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Liang Tao, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow (2013-2018)

Current position: Investigator, Westlake Institute of Advanced Study, China

Sulyman Barkho, Ph.D. Postdoctoral fellow (2015-2018)

Current position:  Scientist, Broad Institute of Harvard/MIT  

© Dong Lab updated July 2016