Fascinated by the resurrected ideas of Lamarckism & Pangenesis, we study how they impact our health under modern lifestyles
- the epigenetic inheritance of acquired traits via germline and embryo development
The Evolving Ideas of Heredity & Hereditary Information Carriers (further read)
2019.6-Our opinion paper discussing the concept of 'sperm RNA code' in programming offspring phenotypes is now online in Nat Rev Endocrinol !
2019.3-Our opinion paper on the expanding repertoire of hereditary information carriers for epigenetic inheritance is online in Development !
2019.3-Qi gave a talk at SOT 2019 on environmental stressor-induced epigenetic inheritance and the role of sperm RNA & RNA modifications
2018.12-We are happy to be involved in the new paper published in Cell showing symmetry breaking driven by heterogeneous LincGET since 2-cell mouse embryo - a demonstration of our previous bioinformatic/mathematic prediction in Development !
2018.11-Our paper with Dr. Yongsheng Liu commenting on 150 years of Charles Darwin’s Pangenesis theory is now online in Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol !
2018.6-Our paper of sperm RNA/Dnmt2 -mediated intergenerational transfer of metabolic disorder is highlighted by Nat Rev Endocrinol
2018.5-Kudos! Congratulations to Xudong & Junchao for receiving the Berner Scholarship, to Maya for receiving the Edwards Biology Scholarship & Goldwater National Scholarship Nominee, and to Yunfang for receiving the Ray Wu Prize! So proud of you all!
2018.4- Our fantstic team work reporting Dnmt2 is required for sperm small RNA-mediated epigenetic inheritance is online in Nat Cell Biol !
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