Fascinated with the resurrected idea of Lamarckism, we study its impacts on our health under modern lifestyles
- the epigenetic inheritance of acquired traits (e.g. metabolic disorders) via germline
2017.11- Qi gave a talk at CSHA-RNA Modifications & Epitranscriptomics, about new data on sperm RNA modifications, structure & function.
2017.10- Qi gave talks at University of Cambridge & Rank Prize symposium on sperm RNA-mediated epigenetic inheritance.
2017.8- Our Research Highlight on Martienssen lab’s work about tsRNAs in mammalian retrotransposon control is online in Cell Research
2017.8- We get an R01 grant from NIH to continuously study Sperm tsRNAs and RNA modifications in diet-Induced epigenetic inheritance!
2017.1 - Our commentary paper on epigenetic game theory in gamets & early embryo is now online in Physics of Life Reviews
2016.10- Our review paper with Dr. Yan & Duan on sperm RNAs and epigenetic inheritance is now online in Nature Reviews Genetics
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The Evolving Ideas of Heredity & Hereditary Information Carriers