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)
2020.8-We obtain a NIH/NIEHS R01 grant to study how the 'sperm RNA code' respond to environmental stressors in epigenetic inheritance
2020.5-Our Preview paper discussing the interplay between ROS and sperm-mediated epigenetic inheritance is online in Molecular Cell
2020.2-We wrote a News & Views to enhance the concept of human "sperm RNA code" under acute sugar diet in Nat Rev Endocrinol
2020.2- Qi gave a talk at AAAS 2020 on the exciting session of the dynamic RNA Modifications in disease and environmental response.
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 contribute to 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
THE ONCE AND FUTURE KINGS...
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