Xiangya Medical College ,China
I received my M.S. and Ph.D. degree from Cancer Research Institute, Xiangya Medical College (now part of Central South University) in Pathophysiology/Cancer Biology in 1994 and 2006, respectively. I accepted my visiting scholarship at the NIH from 1997 to 1999. I completed my postdoctoral training at Wayne State University and Ohio State University between 2001 and 2005 and became a faculty member of the Translational Research Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston in 2010. I joined Hunan Normal University Medical College in 2012 and am currently full professor of the Departments of Pathology and Pathophysiology.
molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis and the experimental therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells. I am one of the originators of the new discovery that post-translational modifications of non-histone proteins play a critical role in cancer metastasis and drug-induced cellular stress.