Speakers on "Ge Hong Colloquium"
On August 8, Dr. Xia Zhou, the assistant professor in Department of Internal Medicine at University of Kansas Medical Center, paid a visit to WIV and gave an excellent talk on “Epigenetic Regulators Promote Renal Cyst Growth in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease”, which suggested epigenetic regulators may be modifiers of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Dr. Fan Li, the associate professor in Department of Biochemistry at University of California, visited WIV on August 30. On the Colloquium, he reported his recent research effort to address fundamental questions in DNA repair and recombination using a multi-disciplinary approach including X-ray crystallography, molecular biology, and biochemistry.