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
2018.5-Kudos! Congratulations to Xudong Zhang and Junchao Shi for receiving the Berner Scholarship, and to Maya Pahima for receiving the Edwards
Biology Scholarship & Goldwater National Scholarship Nominee. 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 !
2018.4- Qi Gave seminars at NIH/NIEHS and UC Riverside discussing latest advances in sperm RNAs and RNA modifications.
2018.3- Qi Gave a talk at Wellcome Genome Campus, great meeting for discussing cutting-edge sciences and meeting with friends!
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!
THE ONCE AND FUTURE KINGS...
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The Evolving Ideas of Heredity & Hereditary Information Carriers