Lifeng Xu

Lifeng Xu, Ph.D.

Position Title
Associate Professor

  • Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, College of Biological Sciences
332 Briggs Hall
Bio

Research Interests

Telomeres are the protective nucleoprotein structures at the ends of linear eukaryotic chromosomes. Telomere dysfunction contributes to cancer progression and aging. Our laboratory employs molecular and cytological approaches to study telomere maintenance in human normal cells and cancer cells.

Education and Degree(s)
  • 1993 B.S. in Biology, Fudan University
  • 2000 Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Princeton University
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